Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development: Volume 10 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Heritage and waste values

Guest Editors: Susan Ross, Victoria Angel

Locating heritage value in building material reuse

Allison Iris Arlotta

The purpose of this paper is to explore the intersection of building material reuse and heritage value, and raises questions about how “preservation” has traditionally been…

Deconstructing heritage: enabling a dynamic materials practice

Tina M. McCarthy, Eleni Evdokia Glekas

The purpose of this paper is to address a gap in current heritage practice within the USA, as defined by the US Secretary of Interior’s Standards, which offers no treatment for a…

Building conservation and the circular economy: a theoretical consideration

Satu Huuhka, Inge Vestergaard

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relation between building conservation and circular economy (CE), which are often erroneously seen as inherently contradictory to one…


Vancouver pre-1940 houses: a cache for old-growth forest wood

Zahra Teshnizi

Single-family houses in Vancouver that were built prior to 1940 are a cache of wood from British Columbia (BC) old-growth forests. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the…

Demolition and deconstruction legacies: Toronto’s Honest Ed’s and Mirvish Village

Alison Creba

Building on the thematic intersection of architectural waste and conservation, the purpose of this paper is to look at the demolition and deconstruction of Honest Ed’s and Mirvish…

Creating with traces of life: waste, reuse and design

Staffan Appelgren

The purpose of this paper is to adopt posthumanist perspectives on waste as traces of life to investigate how the alternative heritage work of redesigners transforms discarded…

Heritage waste management: A possible paradigm shift in the post-earthquake reconstruction in central Italy

Ahmadreza Shirvani Dastgerdi, Flavio Stimilli, Carlo Pisano, Massimo Sargolini, Giuseppe De Luca

The considerable volume of rubble generated by the 2016–2017 earthquakes in central Italy reveals a significant issue in the post-disaster reconstruction phase. Drawing from the…

Post Syrian-war material recovery, reuse and transformation in the Old City of Aleppo

Christine Kousa, Uta Pottgiesser

Eight years of civil war in Syria severely impacted the historic core of Aleppo, with about 30 percent of its buildings completely destroyed and huge amounts of debris generated…

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