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Assessing cultural heritage benefits for urban sustainable development
by Peter Nijkamp, Patrizia Riganti
International Journal of Services Technology and Management (IJSTM), Vol. 10, No. 1, 2008


Abstract: Urban cultural heritage is the physical representation of a community identity that demands to be passed on to others. Preserving the environment for future generations is one of the key concepts of sustainability, which refers to the need for intergenerational equity. This paper discusses the meaning and nature of urban cultural heritage, and the currently available methods for its valuation in the perspective of sustainable city development.

Online publication date: Thu, 18-Sep-2008


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