Chapter 4. Regeneration and the Historic Environment

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Duncan McCallum

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch4

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

McCallum, D. (2007) Regeneration and the Historic Environment, in Understanding Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111720

Online ISBN: 9780470691823



  • historic environment;
  • regeneration;
  • building conservation;
  • sustainable development;
  • existing buildings


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Government's View

  • Why the Historic Environment is at the Heart of Sustainable Development

  • Complicating Factors That Make Historic Environment Regeneration More Difficult to Achieve

  • Understanding the Role of Heritage in Regeneration

  • A Checklist for Successful Regeneration

  • Conclusion

  • Endnotes