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Historic District Conservation Based on the Concept of Cultural Ecology — Case Study of Xi'an Bei Yuan Men Historic District in China
Science Research
Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages: 120-125
Received: Dec. 7, 2016; Published: Dec. 7, 2016
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Authors
Hongyan Li, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Human Settlement and Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiao-tong University, Xi’an, China
Siqi Ling, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Human Settlement and Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiao-tong University, Xi’an, China
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Abstract
This paper discusses conservation of historic districts based on the concept of cultural ecology. In this paper, we analyze the protection status of Xi’an Bei Yuan Men historic district in three fundamental characteristics of culture, mainly including territorial culture, non-renewable feature and continuity. It’s to propose a solution to coordinate contradiction between the protection of the cultural characteristics and meet the requirements of residents on social development. In this process, the paper argues that policy guidance has a very important role. It advocates that any social development should be based on the protection of the cultural ecology of the region.
Keywords
Cultural Ecology, Historic District, Conservation
To cite this article
Hongyan Li, Siqi Ling, Historic District Conservation Based on the Concept of Cultural Ecology — Case Study of Xi'an Bei Yuan Men Historic District in China, Science Research. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 120-125. doi: 10.11648/j.sr.20160405.13
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