Special Issue "Sustainable Heritage Management"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 September 2019).
Interests: heritage management and development; heritage policies; sustainable heritage; heritage-let post-conflict reconciliation; heritage in the Middle East and North Africa; Arabian vernacular architecture and urbanism; heritage-led urban design
Interests: digital heritage; heritage building recording and conservation; lost and unbuilt architecture; heritage policies; structure and construction code application to heritage buildings
The purpose of this Special Issue is to show progress regarding current research, literature and practice in the distinctive theme of sustainable heritage management. In particular, this Special Issue aspires to expand the discussion and scholarship on the range of viewpoints, trends, approaches, cases, success factors, impacts, challenges, models and/or frameworks of relevance to the relationships between heritage management and sustainability.
A high diversity of interest in various types of heritage including, but not limited to: cultural, intangible, modern, digital, cultural routes and historic urban landscape, both academically and applied contexts at the international level is covered in this Special Issue.
This Special Issue aims to explore further sustainable heritage management outcomes and success factors in an interdisciplinary and multi-sectorial approach. Potential areas of focus may include, but not be limited to the following within the context of sustainable heritage management and development:
- Cultural heritage—assessment, management, marketing and publicity, tangible and intangible dimensions;
- Sustainable development—preservation, conservation, restoration, rehabilitation, reconstruction, demolition, best practices, unsustainable development and consequent threats;
- Cultural heritage and sustainable development—legislation, Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment, effects of climate change, ecological sustainability, social sustainability, economic sustainability;
- Post-conflict reconciliation and sustainable peace;
- Digital heritage and sustainable development;
- Modern heritage and sustainable heritage.
- Contemporary code application to Heritage Buildings
Dr. Ataa Alsalloum
Prof. André Brown
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- sustainable development (sub-keywords) preservation, conservation, restoration, rehabilitation, reconstruction, demolition, best practices, unsustainable development
- post-conflict reconstruction
- intangible heritage and development
- sustainable cultural heritage management
- heritage policies/legislations
- community-led heritage
- contemporary sustainable heritage
- digital heritage