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The museum and multivalences of place (2018)
Book Chapter
Hourston Hanks, L. (2018). The museum and multivalences of place. In S. MacLeod, T. Austin, J. Hale, & O. Ho Hing-Kay (Eds.), The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception, 86-99. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter contends that an increasing exploration and privileging of place may well define one future direction in the making of museums and galleries and it aims to explore current practice of such enhanced situatedness through a range of contemp... Read More

Repercussions of singularity of site authorities in making heritage conservation decisions: evidence from Iraq (2018)
Journal Article
Jasim, M. A., Hanks, L., & Borsi, K. (2018). Repercussions of singularity of site authorities in making heritage conservation decisions: evidence from Iraq. ISSN 2096-3041

Different global assertions have recently been made prohibiting the mono approach of decision-makers in formulating heritage conservation policies, due to many unfavourable touristic and political implications. The mono approach has led to exploitati... Read More

Do really the audience's views efficiently boost built heritage conservation policies? (2017)
Journal Article
Jasim, M., Hanks, L., & Borsi, K. (2017). Do really the audience's views efficiently boost built heritage conservation policies?. ISSN 2241-8148

The role of the audience in re-manufacturing built heritage sites and formulating their conservation policies has often been outlawed by the full control of the site authority through its singularity in formulating these policies. Excluding the local... Read More

Continuity and transformation: a civic heart for Chester-le-Street (2014)
Journal Article
Borsi, K., Hanks, L., & Khoshkholghi, S. (2014). Continuity and transformation: a civic heart for Chester-le-Street. International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, 9(1), 23-30. doi:10.18848/2326-9960/CGP/v09i01/36397

Current urban policy approaches to town centres can be summarised through a cleaner, greener and safer approach. At the same time, the value of place and distinctiveness has been recognised as a cultural and economic asset. Public art is seen as help... Read More