An Integrated Approach to Urban Preservation A Suggestion To Combine Two Methods of Urban Regeneration In Order To Achieve a Further Developed Urban Historic Center Preservation

Tuğçe Ertan, Yakup Eğercioğlu


The paper discusses the concept of placemaking and the implementation of UNESCO conservation policies, how it made an impact on the example of Malacca, Malaysia also mentioning the reactions of the local residents. It covers a basic historic background of placemaking concept and the process of Malacca getting into the World Heritage List. This study, then tries to combine the two approaches to form an upgraded concept of urban historic center preservation summarized in basic principles.


urban preservation; urban historic center; Malacca; placemaking; UNESCO; World Heritage List

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