Najim Othman, Nizar and Latif Rauf, Hozan and S. Shareef, Sardar (2021) THE IMPACT OF RESTORATION PROCESS ON THE CULTURAL HERITAGE VALUES. Vidyabharati International Interdisciplinary Research Journal.

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This study aims to understand the impact of the restoration process on historical values in developing countries. So, this study is intended at explored the confluence of the restoration process and heritage value of the historical building and raises concerns regarding the conventional definition and conceptualisation of 'preservation.' Based on the reality of developing axis to the treatments and architectural regulations, the article calls for more research on the subject and active involvement in restoration efforts in the conservation sector. In this qualitative study, after documenting literature, a case study has been observed with an analytical description for understanding the reality of the conservation process in Iraqi Kurdistan. With an introduction to specific recommendations to conduct the conservation process following engineering and scientific methods, the building achieves renewal, sustainability, and the region's highest historical, architectural, social, cultural, economic, and tourism potentials. General goals and strategies have been suggested to conserve the old castle of Sherwana. The cultural heritage of a region reflects the identity and the civilisation of that nation. It also represents the connection between its past-present-future. That architectural heritage must be looked after, conserved, rehabilitated and updated to suit Modernisation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Architectural Conservation, Restoration Process, Historical Values, Castles
Subjects: Engineering > Architectural Engineering
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2022 10:21
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2022 08:03

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