Conservation and adaptive reuse of industrial heritage in Shanghai

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Abstract

This paper takes a retrospective review of the evolution of the conservation of industrial heritage in urban Shanghai since the 1990s within the context of the international industrial heritage conservation movement, with the emphasis on the construction of preservation systems, technical regulation compilation and conservation practice. Active conservation and adaptive reuse is the focus within the framework of the conservation of the architectural characteristics of industrial buildings and the townscape of industrial districts.

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Translated from Architectural Journal, 2006, (8): 16–20 [译自: 建筑学报]