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The size and pace of activity in Tokyo can be overwhelming, but at the human scale the city has an incredibly rich layering of experiences built over generations.

Lessons in living heritage from Tokyo to Adelaide

The concept of living heritage can help us make decisions that go beyond preserving historical facades to protect and add to, rather than freeze, the stories and layers of the past.
One of the architects of 443 Queen Street says: ‘The Queenslander – elevated on stilts and open to natural ventilation – was an inspiration for the tower’. Artist's Impression

How can a city keep its character if its landmark views aren’t protected?

Landmarks identify and define cities. Town-planning instruments should protect these landmarks from new development that does not respect the setting.
A prehistoric scene showing ancient penguins, elephant seals and giant marsupials. A rich diversity of both marine and land creatures once lived at Beaumaris, Melbourne, about 7 million years ago. Peter Trusler, Monash University

We need to protect the fossil heritage on our doorstep

Palaeontologists say it's rare to find a rich fossil site in an urban area. That's why they're worried such a site near Melbourne could be threatened by proposed development.
A traditional clay minaret stands in the Malian city of Timbuktu. Structures such as these are being destroyed as a result of conflict. Adama Diarra/Reuters

Africa’s rich heritage is under threat

Africa is losing rich heritage and historical structures through conflict.
That’s another way of looking at things. Antony Pidduck

3D models can bring quicker, greener, cheaper construction

The latest advance used to help design new buildings and conserve our historic ones is a range of 3D modelling technologies. Using 3D models at the design stage improves better information to reduce production…
Good heritage conservation is simply good architecture. Bread in Common by Spaceagency/AIA/ Robert Frith Acorn

National Architecture Awards 2014: let’s look at the heritage finalists

The heritage shortlist for this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2014 National Architecture Awards – to be awarded on November 6 – highlights a new trend in heritage conservation projects…

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