Conserving Historic Urban Landscape and Beautifying the City by Means of its History

Guoping Wang


This paper focuses on three issues concerning historic urban landscape conservation under the background of new urbanization: the first one is attaching great importance to cultural heritage conservation in rapid urbanization; the second one is laying great emphasis on historic urban landscape conservation which is part of cultural heritage conservation; the third is Hangzhou’s practice in cultural heritage conservation.


historic urban landscape; urbanization; UNESCO; China

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Shan Jixiang,2010, Step in the world of Cultural landscape heritage, Tianjin University press.

Wang Guoping, 2009, On City, People’s Publishing House.

The World Heritage Committee, 2011, Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape.

Yang Jianqiang, 2012, Urban Renewal in western Europe, Publishing House of Southeast University.

DOI: 10.6092/issn.1973-9494/5438


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