The Directorate for Cultural Heritage is an Associate Partner for the Deep Cities project in Norway. Here, Special Advisor at the Directorate Marit Huuse writes about the importance developing our historic urban environments. We live in a time of great and rapid change in our physical environment. In particular, cities are constantly changing. But the […]
Fragmented Heritage: Cities are constantly changing, leaving waste from the past. Can we preserve this waste as a heritage value?
By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU). Archaeologists, like myself, are familiar with finding fragments from the past in present cities. However, the city’s archaeology is more than excavations and discovering things and structures hidden in deep urban historical layers. Archaeology as a reflective practice promotes a way of thinking […]