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What is ICAHM & what does it do?

The International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) advises ICOMOS and the World Heritage Committee on matters that pertain to all aspects of the management of archaeological sites and landscapes. These include formulating and propagating standards and best practices for both archaeological research and cultural resource management. Following the mandate of ...

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Heritage Conservation

Conservation is the action taken to prevent decay. It embraces all acts that prolong the life of our cultural and natural heritage.The minimum effective action is always the best; if possible, the action should be reversible and not prejudice possible future interventions. Heritage conservation doesn’t suggest freeze a building in ...

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Evolution of GIS

More than 100 years prior, John Snow utilized maps to find the wellspring of the London cholera outbreak, Snow took what he knew of the strength of people in the group and made episode maps, interfacing the data to the people’s geographic area, and inevitably finding the wellspring of the pandemic. ...

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Deconstructivism in Architecture

Deconstructivism is a development of postmodern architecture. It is influenced by the theory of Deconstruction, which is a form of semiotic analysis. It is characterized by fragmentation, and an interest in manipulating a structure’s surface, skin, and non-rectilinear shapes which appear to distort and dislocate the elements of architecture. The ...

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The psychology of colors

    Have you ever felt blue? Have you been green with envy? Have you even been accused of looking at the world through a black glass? ….. Let us show you how colors affect our emotional state of mind. Colors’ mental and direct associations It was found that red is ...

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The management of heritage sites values

The definition of Heritage management depends on our views and our values​​. In the past the values ​​take into account only the historical value of the site or the craft assessments (historical monument) and context. While the values ​​of the new management principles is much more holistic in its approach to ...

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History of heritage rehabilitation

Cultural heritage can be defined as a legacy of material resources of mobile and non-mobile Characteristics of a group of non-physical or what inherited from previous generations and society that still exist in the present and will be allocated for the benefit of future generations. It also includes tangible or ...

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The History of Heritage Management Rehabilitation

Cultural heritage can be defined as a legacy of material resources of mobile  of a group of non-physical or what inherited from previous generations and society that still exist in the present and will be allocated for the benefit of future generations. It also includes tangible or physical buildings and ...

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Contemporary architecture & digital design process

Abstract In recent decades, new methodologies have emerged in architecture design that exploit the computer as a design tool. This has generated a different set of digital skills and a new type of architecture knowledge. Introduction In 1963, Ivan Sutherland’s sketchpad program demonstrated that computers could be used for drafting ...

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Empowerment strategies and the transition into a green city

The unity of all the countries of the world and their peoples to address the challenges of climate change is the shortest route to maintain the environment of the Earth we all share. Preserving the environment will remain a basic principle in our development programs, national projects and governmental policies. ...

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