Theme: Heritage

Sub Themes:
1) Archeology
2) Heritage 

 

Sub theme: Archeology

Balance the conservation of archaeological heritage with the community’s needs for reconstruction.

Prioritise archaeological sites as a resilient asset for reconciliation and rebuilding of the community’s identity and economic rejuvenation.

Strategies (SDG Alignment:  SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 8.7-8.8, SDG 1.5, SDG 11.1, SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3, SDG 9.4, SDG 13.1-13.3)

  • Maximise the unique opportunity of accessing archaeology prior to reconstruction, and carrying out archaeological investigations and excavations without jeopardising the reconstruction process
  • Integrate existing archaeology, as well as potential archaeological findings, in any reconstruction scenario or master plan by applying UNESCO principles which protect existing archaeology from disorganised urban development
  • Prevent reconstruction works from damaging archaeological findings
  • Integrate archaeology in the lives of the communities to support identity building and community integration

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Health & Wellbeing Framework: Principle 5 Create positive social value with buildings & communities

6.1 Commit to climate change Mitigation

6.2 Design for resilience & adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • International bodies
  • Local authorities
  • Qualified archaeologists, historians and architectural historians
  • Municipalities
  • Civic defense agencies/army
  • NGOs, local community representatives and volunteers

Sub theme: Heritage

Restore the community’s heritage as a mean to reinstate its collective identity, social cohesion, and diversity through and post the reconstruction activities. 

Strategies (SDG Alignment: SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 8.7-8.8, SDG 1.5, SDG 4.7, SDG 11.1 SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3 SDG 1.5, SDG 9.4, SDG 13.1-13.3)

  • Provide a comprehensive set of qualitative and quantitative data which informs the recommendations and processes for the protection, integration, and celebration of built heritage and its cultural significance in reconstruction plans.
  • Design a development framework that balances built heritage conservation, community reconstruction needs, and socioeconomic growth.

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Health & Wellbeing Framework:
Principle 5 Create positive social value with buildings &communities
6.1 Commit to climate change Mitigation
6.2 Design for resilience & adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • Community Land
  • Property owners,
  • Workers, visitors
  • Vulnerable groups: women, children and people with disabilities

Theme Tools:

  • Ethnography, archeological and historical documents  
  • Maps and land titles 
  • Aerial photographs 
  • Satellite images 

References

Sub theme: Archeology  

Australia ICOMOS. 2013. ‘The Australia ICOMOS Charter for Places of Cultural 

Significance, The Burra Charter’. https://australia.icomos.org/publications/charters/ 

British Columbia Archaeology Branch. 1998. ‘Archaeological Impact-Assessment-Guidelines’. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/farming-natural-resources-and-industry/natural-resource-use/archaeology/forms-publications/archaeological_impact_assessment_guidelines.pdf 

ICOMOS. 1990. ‘Charter for the Protection and Management of the Archaeological 

Sub theme: Heritage 

Australia ICOMOS. 2013. ‘The Australia ICOMOS Charter for Places of Cultural Significance, The Burra Charter’. https://australia.icomos.org/publications/charters/ 

Barakat, Sultan. (2007). Postwar reconstruction and the recovery of cultural heritage: critical lessons from the last fifteen years.  

Sub Themes:
1) Archeology
2) Heritage 

 

Sub theme: Archeology

Balance the conservation of archaeological heritage with the community’s needs for reconstruction.

Prioritise archaeological sites as a resilient asset for reconciliation and rebuilding of the community’s identity and economic rejuvenation.

Strategies (SDG Alignment:  SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 8.7-8.8, SDG 1.5, SDG 11.1, SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3, SDG 9.4, SDG 13.1-13.3)

  • Maximise the unique opportunity of accessing archaeology prior to reconstruction, and carrying out archaeological investigations and excavations without jeopardising the reconstruction process
  • Integrate existing archaeology, as well as potential archaeological findings, in any reconstruction scenario or master plan by applying UNESCO principles which protect existing archaeology from disorganised urban development
  • Prevent reconstruction works from damaging archaeological findings
  • Integrate archaeology in the lives of the communities to support identity building and community integration

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Health & Wellbeing Framework: Principle 5 Create positive social value with buildings & communities

6.1 Commit to climate change Mitigation

6.2 Design for resilience & adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • International bodies
  • Local authorities
  • Qualified archaeologists, historians and architectural historians
  • Municipalities
  • Civic defense agencies/army
  • NGOs, local community representatives and volunteers

Sub theme: Heritage

Restore the community’s heritage as a mean to reinstate its collective identity, social cohesion, and diversity through and post the reconstruction activities. 

Strategies (SDG Alignment: SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 8.7-8.8, SDG 1.5, SDG 4.7, SDG 11.1 SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3 SDG 1.5, SDG 9.4, SDG 13.1-13.3)

  • Provide a comprehensive set of qualitative and quantitative data which informs the recommendations and processes for the protection, integration, and celebration of built heritage and its cultural significance in reconstruction plans.
  • Design a development framework that balances built heritage conservation, community reconstruction needs, and socioeconomic growth.

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Health & Wellbeing Framework:
Principle 5 Create positive social value with buildings &communities
6.1 Commit to climate change Mitigation
6.2 Design for resilience & adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • Community Land
  • Property owners,
  • Workers, visitors
  • Vulnerable groups: women, children and people with disabilities

Theme Tools:

  • Ethnography, archeological and historical documents  
  • Maps and land titles 
  • Aerial photographs 
  • Satellite images 

References

Sub theme: Archeology  

Australia ICOMOS. 2013. ‘The Australia ICOMOS Charter for Places of Cultural 

Significance, The Burra Charter’. https://australia.icomos.org/publications/charters/ 

British Columbia Archaeology Branch. 1998. ‘Archaeological Impact-Assessment-Guidelines’. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/farming-natural-resources-and-industry/natural-resource-use/archaeology/forms-publications/archaeological_impact_assessment_guidelines.pdf 

ICOMOS. 1990. ‘Charter for the Protection and Management of the Archaeological 

Sub theme: Heritage 

Australia ICOMOS. 2013. ‘The Australia ICOMOS Charter for Places of Cultural Significance, The Burra Charter’. https://australia.icomos.org/publications/charters/ 

Barakat, Sultan. (2007). Postwar reconstruction and the recovery of cultural heritage: critical lessons from the last fifteen years.