Industrial heritage in the function of development of rural areas
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Industrial heritage may possess various forms of revitalization. To a large extent, it depends on the needs, but also on other factors of the local area, with the aim of achieving certain material and socio - cultural benefits. That kind of buildings are essentially representing a micro units in a way that can contribute to improving the quality of life of local residents. The study is basically defined by pointing to possible opportunities to improve life in rural areas. The frequency of changes in social relations inevitably causes a changes in economic structure, which in practice results in abandonment of certain industrial facilities. Special emphasis in this regard is the heritage of socialism in the Balkan countries such as Serbia and Bulgaria. The aim of the research is the possible redevelopment of industrial buildings that no longer serve a purpose, and that to a large extent can be used in terms of sustainable development. New role in this regard can move beyond th...e basic economic activity. First of all, as the material evidence it consists of specific spatial and cultural-historical characteristics that can be used in order to engage in some form of tourism, considering tourism as a global topic. Especially having in mind the socialist heritage of the Balkan countries that can be defined and used as a unique tourist offer at international level.
Keywords:Industrial buildings / Socialist heritage / Village / Rural areas
Source:Иновации, развитие и устойчивост в селските райони в България и в Европа / Иновације, развој и одрживост руралних подручја у Бугарској и Европи, 2018, 29-34
- Bulgaria : OMDA
- РЕШЕНИЯ ОТ РЕДОВНО ЗАСЕДАНИЕ НА НАУЧНИЯ СЪВЕТ (НС), Протокол № 27/07.11.2017 г. Решение: НС препоръчва публикуване на сборника „Иновации, развитие и устойчивост в селските райони в България и в Европа” в електронното издателство „ОМДА” след отчитане бележките на рецензентите.