WIT Press


Ways To Protect The Cultural Heritage Of Koya District

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ISUD130221

Volume

77

Pages

7

Page Range

181 - 187

Published

2014

Size

320 kb

Author(s)

H. M. Al Qaisi

Abstract

Many trends through time have expressed within its essence Man’s will to control nature and things and get them into equilibrium; seeking for balanced situations that refer to the past and predict the future, while reflecting values and their indicators in all disciplines. This is why initiating a continuous cultural and anthropological project for Koya district, would surely feed and be fed by the values of this district, which was the birth place of many intellectuals, literates, religious men and politicians. According to this view, this paper intends to clarify and illustrate the demands of the cultural act (educational, literary, esthetically, and intellectually) in developing the district in order to enhance the vital spirit of this land in Kurdistan. This paper has a general introduction that highlights the geographical and historical nature of Koya district, the origins of its name, and strategic importance, then discusses heritage and novelty through indicating urban renovation concerns with clarifying its applicable approaches, and ends with some conclusions and recommendations. Keywords: conservation, preservation, cultural heritage, Koya, Kurdistan.

Keywords

conservation, preservation, cultural heritage, Koya, Kurdistan