Heritage Management

Why do we hold on to our Heritage?

Enshrined in Goal 11 of the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals, the following aims are set out;

Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially and economically.

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Managing Privately Owned Heritage in NSW

The efficacy of cultural built heritage (CBH) in Australian society has been in steady decline since mid-1990s. Privately owned CBH accounts for 90% of Australia’s historic heritage places (approximately 135,000 items nation-wide – Productivity Commission Report – 2006 (PCR- 2006). Private owners shoulder the lion share of the costs to maintain heritage properties. Government funding…

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Who Owns Heritage?

Question: Is it the owner of the heritage property that owns the whole heritage asset or does the asset really belong to the community?

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Managing Urban Development

In 2012, Lisa Prosper – Director of Willowbank Centre for Cultural Landscape wrote in her submission to the ‘City of Toronto’s Official Plan Amendment to Adopt New Heritage and Public Realm Policies’ that values no longer reside exclusively in the tangible fabric of history but in intangible concepts which are in a state of constant flux.

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Cultural Heritage Tourism

Today, tourism is a world-wide industry of mammoth proportions and reaches into every corner of the Earth. It has a high increase rate. International arrivals are expected to reach over 1.56 billion by the year 2020.

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Heritage Management

Heritage management has over the years become a discrete area of consultancy as well as a type of service dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the historic built environment.

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The Economic Benefits of Cultural Built Heritage (CBH)

There is a wide variety of cultural heritage in society and because of its broad church, it is difficult to define. From a business perspective, it is not only about old and pretty things or the recognised physical monuments; it often involves powerful human emotions.

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