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The traditional houses of the residential areas in and around Siirt in the southeastern region of Turkey are notable because of their interesting forms. The most successful examples are the "truncated pyramidal-shaped houses" that have existed for centuries and are unique to the locality, [...]

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The environment in villages in Southwest China has been experiencing constant changes, indicating related change-inducing factors as well as their constitution and hierarchy. Starting from the classification of built environment according to Rapoports view, the “environment” consists [...]

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The Documentation and Information Center (CDI) of the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance (Argentina) develops information products and services related to economic, technical and legal issues, and the official architectonic heritage. The activities undertaken contribute to the [...]

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Description of an ongoing project that aims to model the cultural heritage domain in an ontology, the Cantabria’s Heritage Ontology, lead by Fundación Marcelino Botín. The ontology will contain data from different and heterogeneous sources (bibliographic records, finding aids, [...]

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The Association of Public Andalusian Universities (AUPA) has introduced a portal that offers diverse multimedia content related to cultural events organised by these institutions, and whose objective is to disseminate this rich cultural heritage over the internet. The website, named [...]

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This research analyzes and catalogs the thousands of works rescued and deposited in safe places by the Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War and checks the destination of these works during the postwar period under the Franco regime. A web site with a narrative and participative [...]

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This chapter investigates the role of Environmental Citizenship within the twenty-first-century societal issues of human activities - urban development, transport systems, tourism, and cultural heritage. The first part of the chapter analyses the relationship between Environmental [...]

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El libro «La restauración de la arquitectura de tapia en la Península Ibérica. Criterios, técnicas, resultados y perspectivas» constituye el resultado principal del proyecto de investigación homónimo concedido por el Ministerio [...]

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Flooding is the most common and damaging of natural hazards at global level, and in a context of climate change, flood risk is expected to increase. This has prompted governments and international agencies to adopt measures towards the reduction of flood risk in recent years. Among [...]

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Nowadays it is widely recognized that structural interventions on cultural heritage buildings shall comply with the minimum intervention principle. The main goal is to enhance the structural capacity respecting, at the same time, the authenticity of the monument. As such, the correct [...]