Heritage and money - Contested space in a changing city

Whelan, Deborah (2018) Heritage and money - Contested space in a changing city. L’ARCHITETTURA DELLE CITTà (4). pp. 13-17. ISSN 2281-8731

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Abstract

In the last years, South Africa urban landscape is open territory for development, specially so given the dramatically changed demographics and uses of the inner city. Particularly, in Durban the evolution of the city has been determinate by the social context which creates an indistinct agglomeration. So, fundamentally, the appreciation of the core concern of social cohesion is paramount in establishing what the heritage consists of and being able to define it in multiple ways, rather than in an architectural term which has immediate resonance with an unattainable nostalgia, an unrecognised and irrelevant history, and a perhaps misunderstood historical context.

Additional Information:The final published version of this article can be accessed online at http://architetturadellecitta.it/index.php/adc/article/view/191
Keywords:Durban, Heritage, Money, City plan, Development
Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K250 Conservation of Buildings
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K421 Urban Planning
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
ID Code:33670
Deposited On:17 Oct 2018 09:44

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