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Industrial landscape: a resilient palimpsest of memory III

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1:30 PM, miércoles 31 ago 2022 (1 hour 30 minutos)
Break   03:00 PM to 03:30 PM (30 minutos)

This session brings together a set of studies focused on the uses adaptative reuses (and even replications) of industrial heritage in the larger context of its urban and social landscapes. Urban industrial memory, its social and territorial impacts, as well as its conservation and promotion, will be discussed from a variety of case studies ranging from Central and Southern Europe to Turkey, China and North America. The interdisciplinary approaches underlying each of the studies will also be discussed, from the methodology of the archaeology of industrialization to new interpretive perspectives based, for example, on documentary archaeology or the geographic information systems.

Sub Sessions

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In the recent decade of urban transformation, former industrial places which have been shaped according to the era’s socio-political and economic conditions, have become the main actor to understand the change and its process. The XVIII TICCIH congress in Montreal will be an opportunity to discover the differences and hidden parts of those changing processes depending on the geography-specific dynamics which are strictly linked with the industrialis...

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM | 30 minutos

Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, USA) has over 800 public staircases that began to appear on its hillsides at the peak of the region’s industrial development. The city’s environmental, political, and socio-economic histories are embedded in its public staircases, which have undergone various transformations through local attempts to respond to industrial, urban, and environmental demands. In this project, I document the evolution of Pittsburgh’s public staircases as industrial artifacts in order to ...

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