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The Human Factor in the Revitalization of the Historic Polish Cities

  • Robert MasztalskiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9178)

Abstract

There are cities in Poland, which suffered as a result of World War 2, and after 66 years is still not rebuilt. This is particularly true of historic towns with historical pedigree. The monument conservators trying to keep full control over the reconstruction of these city centers and are blocking investment processes. Revitalization of these areas needs to be redefined in terms of procedures of conservation of cultural heritage in the context of modern ergonomic requirements. Case study is the city of Strzelin in the south-west Poland.

Keywords

Modern ergonomic requirements Revitalization Historic cities in Poland 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ArchitectureWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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