Rural landscapes is the theme of the Scientific Symposium of the 2019 ICOMOS General Assembly in Marrakesh, Morocco on October 17th. Titled “Rural Heritage: Landscapes and Beyond,” the Symposium brings together heritage experts from around the world to share case
On July 3rd, 2019, the Climate Change and Heritage Working Group of ICOMOS delivered a new report on the critical importance of heritage issues to international climate change policy, to the States Parties of the World Heritage Committee. Titled “The Future
Thirty years after the publication of “Dealing With Change in the Connecticut River Valley,” a widely acclaimed publication for the landscape planning profession, is a perfect time to reflect on the impact writing about new thoughts and ideas can have.
This research presents two aspects of the the state of recognition and protection for heritage trees worldwide: examples of regulatory efforts in specific countries, and the state of the research on heritage trees, their identification, protection and management. Heritage trees
World Heritage List: inscribed 1995 Location: An island in the Pacific Ocean, territory of Chile Period of development: Settled circa 300 A.D., transition in culture during the 16th century; depopulation 19th century (more recent scholarship since inscrition dates colonization to
The United Nations has predicted that by 2050, 66% of the world population will be living in cities (United Nations, 2015). To house this growing urban population, new living settlements such as informal settlements, squatter housing or illegal subdivisions have
Powerful panel of women for the @Us ICOMOS session on cultural landscapes, including @kfpainemilla & @ElizabethBrabec. #IUCN@usicomos_CLpic.twitter.com/wHN9sTd96w — Adam Markham (@AdamCMarkham) November 29, 2017 Powerful panel of women for the @Us ICOMOS session on cultural landscapes, including @kfpainemilla & @ElizabethBrabec.
Heritage trees provide a sense of permanency and sense of place, an important gene pool, and also a critical repository of potential pharmaceutical resources. As the “elder statesmen” of a species, heritage or “champion” trees are a living reminder of
Danping Wang, University of Massachusetts Jung, Hae-Joon; Ryu, Je-Hun. “Sustaining a Korean Traditional Rural Landscape in the Context of Cultural Landscape.” Sustainability. 2015, 7, 11213-11239 Abstract This paper is a case study of the past researches on the preservation activities
Review of the research by Elizabeth Gunther, University of Massachusetts Original article: Houfková, Petra, et al. 2015. Origins and development of long-strip field patterns: A case study of an abandoned medieval village in the Czech Republic. Catena 135: 83 –