Bookcover of The conservation of medinas in the Maghreb
Booktitle:

The conservation of medinas in the Maghreb

Approach to the heritage issue of Tunisian, Moroccan and Libyan old cities

Our Knowledge Publishing (2021-04-06 )

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ISBN-13:

978-620-3-51990-7

ISBN-10:
6203519901
EAN:
9786203519907
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Cities in the Arab world have undergone considerable social, political and economic transformations. One of these apparent transformations was manifested through a marked urban duality at the end of the colonial period, particularly in the Maghreb, by contrasting an ancient city with a modern one. In this context, the new urbanization gradually surrounded the medinas, which affected and still affects their structures as well as their fragile urban functions. On the other hand, the notion of the conservation of the medinas seems to be relatively new, and was only concretely addressed in the 1970s in Tunisia, the 1980s in Morocco, and also in the 1990s in Libya, when the authorities started to take measures with regard to the deteriorated state of their medinas. The theme of this book concerns the issue of the Maghrebian medinas and more particularly the Libyan medinas. It is an attempt to identify the challenges and problems, and then to formulate appropriate aspects of a balanced conservation of a particular case (the medina of Derna). The work in this book is partly based on a Master II thesis carried out by the author...
Publishing house:
Our Knowledge Publishing
Website:
https://sciencia-scripts.com
By (author) :
Elhusian Eljarba
Number of pages:
172
Published on:
2021-04-06
Stock:
Available
Category:
Architecture
Price:
79.90 €
Keywords:
Maghreb, heritage, Conservation, urbanization, traditional architecture, values, urban project, Actors, Valorization, centrality, transformation, Libya, Patrimoine, urbanisation, valeurs, acteurs, valorisation, centralité, Libye, Medina, Derna, médina, architecture traditionnelle, projet urbain

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