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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2022, 4(5); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2022.040506.

Exploration of the Protection and Renewal of Shanghai Historical and Cultural Areas - A Case Study of Guangming Street in Bao Town


Yikuan Ye

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Yikuan Ye

College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, 200433, China


Protection of historical and cultural areas is of great significance to sustainable development of the city of Shanghai. The suburban historical and cultural areas bear regional characteristics and cultural values that the ones in the city center do not have. Therefore, the protection and renewal of the suburban historical cultural areas should be paid attention to. This paper sorts out relevant literature in the field of historic preservation; analyzes practical cases and explores protection framework of historical and cultural areas. Taking Guangming Street Historical and Cultural Area in Bao Town, Shanghai as an example, this paper makes an in-depth protection planning of the area from five aspects: land use, architecture, roads and streets, public space and local culture based on the problems shown in the current situation of the area. In the end, strategies regarding implementation and management of protection planning are put forward to support sustainable development and active utilization of the suburban historical and cultural areas.


historical and cultural area; protection planning; Guangming Street; sustainable development

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Yikuan Ye. Exploration of the Protection and Renewal of Shanghai Historical and Cultural Areas - A Case Study of Guangming Street in Bao Town. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 5: 27-38. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2022.040506.


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