CULTURAL HERITAGE AS AN INITIATOR OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT: THE CITY SQUARE IN BRČKO

Slobodan Bulatović

DOI Number
https://doi.org/10.2298/FUACE230303019B
First page
325
Last page
339

Abstract


Locations, where cultural heritage is located are potential drivers of urban development due to their importance in the urban space and social community. These buildings worldwide influence cities' economic, sociological and urban development. Such a case can be seen in the town square in Brčko. This square is the subject of analysis to examine cultural heritage's influence on urban development. The paper examines the importance of cultural heritage buildings in urban development by analyzing planning documents based on which cultural heritage mapping was done. After that, the quality of the town square in the Brčko area was determined with the help of specific quality criteria. The results indicated the role of cultural heritage buildings in driving urban development. Based on the results, guidelines and recommendations were given for adequate inclusion of cultural heritage in urban development.

Keywords

Cultural heritage, urban development, city square, quality criteria, city of Brčko

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