Rural landscapes and urban development in Latin America

Leonardo B. Castriota & Betina Adams
Within the expansion of the concept of heritage, in the last decades, some new ideas have gained a decisive and innovative role. "Cultural landscapes", for instance, adopted by UNESCO since the early 1990s, inextricably combines the material and immaterial aspects of the heritage concept, that formerly was often thought separately. It also enhances the significant interactions between man and the natural environment. Thus, this concept seems to offer a rich perspective when applied to the...

Registration Year

  • 2019

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  • Text


  • International Council on Monuments and Sites
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais