- Unidades Urbanas Seminario / Urban Units Workshop:
MARCH – SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE + NEBRIJA ARCHITECTURE
“Urban Units. Unfinished Moscow”
- Fecha / Date:
February, December - 2013
- Tutor / Tutor:
“For the moment the following definition constitutes the state of the debate, as captured at the Expert Planning Meeting on Historic Urban Landscapes held at UNESCO Headquarters in November 2008:
Historic urban landscape is a mindset, an understanding of the city, or parts of the city, as an outcome of natural, cultural and socio-economic processes that construct it spatially, temporally, and experientially. It is as much about buildings and spaces, as about rituals and values that people bring into the city. This concept encompasses layers of symbolic significance, intangible heritage, perception of values, and internconecctions between the composite elements of the historic urban landscape, as well as local knowledge including building practices and management of natural resources. Its usefulness resides in the notion that it incorporates a capacity for change.
While this definition is more encompassing and highly inclusive, the key that makes all the difference may be found at the end: the acceptance of change as an inherent part of the urban condition (…)”
World heritage papers 27. Managing historic cities. September 2010. .