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2021-01-11 - Article/Dans un journal avec peer-review - Anglais - 24 page(s)

Zhang Jiazhen , Cenci Jeremy , Becue Vincent , Koutra Sesil , "The Overview of the Conservation and Renewal of the Industrial Belgian Heritage as a Vector for Cultural Regeneration" in Information, 12, 27, https:// doi.org/10.3390/info12010027

  • Edition : Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) (Switzerland)
  • Codes CREF : Géographie urbaine (DI147A), Aménagement du territoire (DI1473)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Projets, Ville et Territoire (A520)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut des Sciences et du Management des Risques (Risques)
  • Centres UMONS : Urbanisation Revitalisation Bâtiment Architecture Innovations Espaces (URBAINE)
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Abstract(s) :

(Anglais) Industrial heritage reflects the development track of human production activities and wit-nessed the rise and fall of industrial civilization. As one of the earliest countries in the world to start the Industrial Revolution, Belgium has a rich industrial history. Over the past years, a set of indus-trial heritage renewal projects have emerged in Belgium in the process of urban regeneration. In this paper, we introduce the basic contents of the related terms of industrial heritage, examine the overall situation of protection and renewal in Belgium. The industrial heritage in Belgium shows its re-gional characteristics, each region has its representative industrial heritage types. In the Walloon region, it is the heavy industry. In Flanders, it is the textile industry. In Brussels, it is the service industry. The kinds of industrial heritages in Belgium are coordinate with each other. Industrial heritage tourism is developed, especially on eco-tourism, experience tourism. The industrial herit-age in transportation and mining are the representative industrial heritages in Belgium. There are a set of numbers industrial heritages are still in running based on a successful reconstruction into industrial tourism projects. Due to the advanced experience in dealing with industrial heritage, the industrial heritage and the city live together harmoniously.

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  • DOI : 10.3390/info12010027