Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sites: Strategies for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas
The first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect, developer or planner the rules and tools needed to gauge development prospects in an objective and comprehensive manner.
Written by an experienced expert in the field it provides the reader with:
This book is a one-stop-shop for any professional or student working in, or learning about, development in heritage environments.
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This book seeks to describe the approach taken by failed developers Mountgrange to produce a disastrous planning application for Edinburgh. Opposition was huge and the scheme was widely condemned by heritage bodies both in Scotland and by UNESCO. The company failed and the site has lain derelict for many years since. I was particularly entertained by the ironic forward by Manish Chande available in the Google Preview describing the importance of avoiding "friction". The Caltongate project (and Manish Chande's follow-on, Craighouse) are the most highly contested historic asset projects in Edinburgh for many decades.
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