Icomos China - Tsinghua University Beijing, Urban Heritage Rehabilitation in Asia, 14-16 March 2018
The paper covers the perception experience by the author of the three following heritage rehabilitation cases:
- The Wisdom Temple in Beijing.
This temple complex became successively an electronics factory, a vacant place and an art gallery with restaurant. All traces of previous uses are clearly recognisable.
- The Jingdezen Porcelain Factory.
Part of the Jingdezen Porcelain City of China, the factory became vacant. Its rehabilitation, as a Beijing Tsinghua Univ. project (Prof Zhang Jie) included the creation of a porcelain museum, keeping parts of the original kilins.
- The Jinan lake restoration.
Part of the 1000 springs lake, filled in and restored as a Beijing Tsinghua Univ. Project (Prof. Zhang Jie) it includes new canals and streets adorned with works of art and urban furniture.
Legend of the icon: Jinan East Lake.
Jingdezhen City (Porcelain Capital of China) – Symposium on urban revitalisation and heritage conservation 5-6 November 2015.
ICOMOS CIVVIH Ji’nan Conference « Water and cities » – 6 September 2016.