Community involvement and military heritage conservation: a case study of the demolition of the Antwerp sixteenth-century fortifications

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the case study of the nineteenth-century demolition of the sixteenth-century Antwerp fortifications (Belgium), more specifically on the various actors and motives behind the nineteenth-century debate and quest for both the demolition and preservation of this military heritage.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDefence Sites. Heritage and Future 2012
EditorsC.a. Brebbia, C. Clark
PublisherWITpress
Pages267-278
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-84564-591-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-84564-590-8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameWIT Transactions on The Built Environment
PublisherWIT Press
Volume123
ISSN (Print)1746-4498

Keywords

  • community involvement
  • urban action group
  • urban history
  • monument conservation
  • 19th century

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