Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe (1985)

The theme of the Council of Europe is how to protect fast-disappearing architectural heritage from business-driven development.

Preface: The Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe was adopted by the Council of Europe, Granada, 3 Oct., 1985.

The Convention signed in Granada outlines legislative measures and protections to safeguard the cultural heritage of the European states as well as conservation policies to protect the architectural heritage. Among the recommended measures are:

  • conservation of the architectural heritage as a component of town planning,
  • adaptive reuse of buildings,
  • training in traditional crafts involved in conservation and restoration,
  • limiting public access as a conservation measure,
  • public awareness and educational programs and support for training, and
  • technical assistance and exchange of information.
Category
Convention

Date

1985

Promulgation

The Council of Europe, Granada, 3 Oct., 1985

Descriptions

  • The Convention outlines legislative measures and protections to safeguard the cultural heritage of the European states as well as conservation policies to protect the architectural heritage. Among the recommended measures are: conservation of the architectural heritage as a component of town planning, adaptive reuse of buildings, training in traditional crafts involved in conservation and restoration, limiting public access as a conservation measure, public awareness and educational programs and support for training, and technical assistance and exchange of information.
  • Parties to the document agree to exchange information and coordinate conservation policies.

Source

http://conventions.coe.int/Treaty/EN/Treaties/Html/121.htm

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I received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in 1996, 2003, and 2006, respectively, from China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China; Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China; and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, China. From 1996 to 2006, I worked at the School of Computer Science and Technology, Huaibei Normal University, Huaibei, China, as a Lecturer and an Associate Professor. From January 2007 to August 2013, I worked at Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, China. I am currently a Professor at the Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, Hangzhou, China. I am the coauthor of more than 80 articles, which mostly were published in peer-reviewed journals.

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