International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Architecture & Planning | Albania | Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Promoting Urban Heritage Preservation through Partnerships

Jonida Meniku


Abstract: Gjirokastra town is enlightened by foreign and Albanian researchers, especially for the assets of cultural inheritance, whose values is protected even nowadays and is included in the list of Unesco World Heritage since 2005. Most of the buildings in Gjirokastra town need at most maintance, restoration and management through materials and special technics provided also through researches and investigations, in order to inherit them to future generations. This paper discusses and tests a framework of reference for public private partnership and especially the invested project by UNESCO, during 2008 2010. This concept is particulary relevant to assess whether investment in Urban Heritage Preservation respond to the impulse coming from public insitution. The explication of the official documentation, area inspections and interviews with the main actors and stakeholders, have revealed the cultural and scenery values of this town. Secondhand, the model analyses is done, based on the strategies and contemporary legislation recommended by Unesco, where difficulties of collaboration between parties are highlighted, political support and quality of project management. This study is important due to its contribution in the promotion of public and private collaboration for a constant urban development and consolidation of all-embracing policies for the local authorities, community etc.


Keywords: private, public, cooperation, constant urban development, UNESCO


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016,


Pages: 696 - 700


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