In this manuscript suggestions are made for management strategies for the preservation of the architectural heritage of Djenné. The following topics are discussed: the transformation of Djenné caused by changing of social life, town planning and architecture; the decline and disappearence of the traditionally built heritage of earthen architecture as a result changes; the restoration of the architectural heritage of Djenné, documentation, evaluation and conservation strategies; a concept of a restoration project based against the background of the continuity of the traditional earthen architecture in Djenné with the collaboration of the local guild of masons; town rehabilitation and conservation of the indigenous architecture in relation to socio-economic and cultural conditions applying local stabilizing techniques and methods for construction and maintenance of earthen buildings.
|Title of host publication||7th International Conference on the study and conservation of earthen architecture, 24-29 October 1993, Lisbon, Portugal|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
|Event||conference; International conference on the study and conservation of earthen architecture; 1993-10-24; 1993-10-29 - |
Duration: 24 Oct 1993 → 29 Oct 1993
|Conference||conference; International conference on the study and conservation of earthen architecture; 1993-10-24; 1993-10-29|
|Period||24/10/93 → 29/10/93|
|Other||International conference on the study and conservation of earthen architecture|