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Development, Architecture, and the Formation of Heritage in Late Twentieth-Century Iran: A Vital Past

Ali Mozaffari and Nigel Westbrook

Abstract

This book analyses the use of the past and the production of heritage through architectural design in the developmental context of Iran. It is the first of its kind to utilize a multidisciplinary approach in probing the complex relationship between architecture, development, and heritage. It uses established theoretical concepts including notions of globalism, nostalgia, tradition, and authenticity to show that development is a major cause of historical transformations in places such as Iran and its effects must be seen in relation to global political and historical exchanges as well as local ... More

Keywords: critical heritage, architecture, development, nostalgia, Iran, authenticity, identity, Islamic architecture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526150158
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526150165

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ali Mozaffari, author
Deakin University

Nigel Westbrook, author
University of Western Australia Design School