Strategies of Sense of Place Production in Historical and Cultural District: A Case Study of XI'an Huimin Street

Authors: Zhang Zhong Hua*, Xi'an University Of Architecture And Technology
Topics: China, Cultural Geography, Cultural Geography
Keywords: Place Theory ; Sense of Place ; Place Characters ; Historical and Cultural District
Session Type: Paper
Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM
Room: Gallier A, Sheraton, 4th Floor
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Place Theory which has been a new perspective to overview the construction of cities and villages consist of Place Character
and Sense of Place. Sense of Place is a concept which includes three dimensions of Place Dependence, Place Identity and Place Attachment.Based on the survey of Xi'an Huimin Street historical and cultural district,this paper figures out its place characters which are composed of historical architecture, local snacks, historical culture ,etc. Additionally,strategies to build a better sense of place are also offered.

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