Climate Change and Conservation of Coastal Built Heritage [electronic resource] / by Maya Hassan, Hui Xie
- Climatic Challenges and the Conservation Action Levels -- Evaluation and Management Approaches -- Regional Protection and Risk Management for the Coastal Heritage Sites in Syria -- Microclimate Field Survey in Arwad Island, Syria -- Microclimate Field Survey in the old city of Tartous, Syria -- Zoom Out- Zoom In Conservation Strategies and Intervention Levels.
- This book presents the preservation principles and the current environmental challenges relating to monitoring heritage sites and buildings under the effects of climate change. It provides a clear overview of conservation action levels and the importance of participation and cooperation between them, and discusses evaluation and management methods, thermal comfort for the common usages, and conceptual methods for enhancing the built heritage. The research presented employed the "Zoom In, Zoom Out" approach for monitoring the Syrian coastal heritage sites threatened by the direct and indirect effects of climate change. Lastly, the book establishes the basic principles and conservation strategies for preserving the coastal heritage sites and buildings. As such, it is a valuable reference resource for researchers, developers, architects, and conservators involved in protecting the architectural heritage in coastal areas. It can also be used as a guidebook on preserving and monitoring built heritage sites at both macro and micro levels.
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