Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sites: Strategies for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas

Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sites: Strategies for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas

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by Kenneth Williamson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415486440

ISBN-13: 9780415486446

Pub. Date: 08/17/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is the first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect, developer or planner the rules and tools needed to gauge development

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This is the first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect, developer or planner the rules and tools needed to gauge development prospects in an objective and comprehensive manner.

Written by an expert in the field it provides the reader with:

  • the latest legislation relating to heritage in the UK
  • insight into local planning authorities and government advisory boards
  • basic strategies for approaching developments
  • an understanding of the options available for developing a heritage site
  • illustrative case studies to highlight strategy successes.

This book is a one-stop-shop for any professional or student working in, or learning about, development in heritage environments.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415486446
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/17/2010
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 0.97(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Controlling Principles 1. Planning Hierarchy 2. Listed Buildings 3. Conservation Areas 4. Other Relevant Designations 5. Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas under the Planning Process 6. Listed Building Issues 7. Conservation Area Issues 8. Benefits of Development Part 2: Assessment 9. Historical Background 10. Identification of Heritage Assets 11. Special Interest of a Listed Building 12. Setting of a Listed Building 13. Character and Appearance of a Conservation Area 14. Impact of Development on Heritage Assets 15. Environmental Impact Assessment 16. Benefits of Development Part 3: Case for Consent 17. Heritage Statement 18. Cases for Consent 19. Design Part 4: Case Studies Caltongate, Edinburgh. Notre Dame Campus, Bearsden near Glasgow. House of Fraser Store, Buchanan Street, Glasgow

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