Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Restoration, World heritage site Olinda in Brazil: proposals for intervention : Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands 26 & 27 October 2006

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IOS Press, Oct 1, 2006 - Architecture - 261 pages
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''Olinda was the first major Portuguese urban nucleus in the new lands of America. The cultural roots of the city blossomed through the religious processions, the liturgical manifestations, the Carnival parades, the folkloric expressions and the creations of its artists and popular handicraft makers, both native to the city and coming from outside - all of which contributed to further strengthening its tourist potential. Olinda s historical centre has the largest concentration of the city s urban cultural heritage. It consisted of buildings and green areas of an outstanding architectural, hist

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Contents

Urban conservation How to transform Olinda
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Johan Maurits van NassauSiegen and Dutch Brazil
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Technical Cooperation under the World Heritage Cities
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