世界遺産と地域の遺産をむすぶまちづくり斑鳩の記憶アーカイブ化事業による文化遺産の把握と活用  [in Japanese] Connecting World and Local Heritage: Archiving Town Memories of Ikaruga Town  [in Japanese]

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Abstract

Japanʼs first UNESCO World Heritage Site is Horyuji Temple in Ikaruga Town, Nara Prefecture. Horyuji Temple, constructed in the 7th century, is famous for being the oldest existing wooden building in the world, and residents of Ikaruga regard it as their townʼ s symbol. Between 2000 and 2005, the authors conducted a comprehensive survey on the modern architectural heritage in Ikaruga and composed an inventory of 550 heritage sites. This inventory indicates that Ikaruga has a rich architectural history in addition to Horyuji Temple, a fact that astonished the townʼs residents. Following this activity, in 2012 the authors created, and have since maintained, a database of old photos of the modern heritage and landscape sites of Ikaruga in collaboration with the Ikaruga Town Library. This paper provides an introduction to the methods and practices that are involved in conducting a heritage survey and provides the know-how necessary to contribute to and improve the cultural environment by utilizing and connecting the public architectural heritage with residentsʼ private histories.

Journal

  • 金沢大学文化資源学研究 = Kanazawa cultural resource studies

    金沢大学文化資源学研究 = Kanazawa cultural resource studies (20), 1-14, 2018-03-31

    Center for Cultural Resource Studies Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    120006524022
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA12577168
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • Article Type
    departmental bulletin paper
  • ISSN
    2186-053X
  • Data Source
    IR 
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