Paper Title:
Inheriting the Cultural Context and Constructing the System of Urban Characteristics: A Case Study of Nanjing
  Abstract

Nowadays, globalization is gradually sweeping across the world, and the traditional cultural context of the city receives unprecedented impact, the urban characteristics are gradually disappearing and there appears to be the phenomenon of “thousand cities with one face”. In such circumstances, looking through the cultural traditions of the nation, inheriting the cultural context of the city and keeping its own cultural independence and the urban characteristics have been an important issue concerned by the countries. This text takes Nanjing as an example to research on the culture of the city under the regional background from the aspects of geography, culture, economy, society and so on along the historical context. On this basis, there is also a discussion about constructing the system of urban characteristics of Nanjing, underlying causes of and approaches to deal with the the characteristics crisis of current Nanjing City.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 368-373)
Chapter
Chapter 3: Security and Life Cycle Engineering Design of Civil Engineering
Edited by
Qing Yang, Li Hua Zhu, Jing Jing He, Zeng Feng Yan and Rui Ren
Pages
1313-1317
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.368-373.1313
Citation
L. Ji, J. Huang, "Inheriting the Cultural Context and Constructing the System of Urban Characteristics: A Case Study of Nanjing", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 368-373, pp. 1313-1317, 2012
Online since
October 2011
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