Narrating the Urban Fabric of our Historical Towns
This article explores informal expressions of cultural heritage in historical towns. The framework in historical urban settlements uses research to analyse the entanglements of urban heritage when surveyed as environments where subcultures and minorities inhabit and create those sites. The approach challenges the idealistic constructed scenarios of the past and provides space for new interpretations on the cultural diversity of the unplannable or informal in place-making. This paper examines the heritage conservation paradox on how historical values can better incorporate past and contemporary anthropological informalities.
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