3. THE KEY DOCUMENTS: CHARTERS, CONVENTIONS, DECLARATIONS, AGREEMENTS
There are several documents, born from congresses and gatherings of international experts, which function as guidelines established to unify and structure potential criteria for the conservation, restoration or management of a given cultural asset.
Many of these were edited under the name of the cities where the stakeholders in the field of conservation and restoration met. These meetings cemented the aim of reaching a consensus for the recommendations established for the intervention or management
of heritage answering to methodological and operational issues. All these documents have one thing in common: they emphasize the different values linked to heritage in its most varied facets, both tangible and intangible. Depending on the case, these
protocols defend their cultural, artistic, historical, aesthetic, functional, economic and educational values in terms of authenticity, antiquity and sustainability, which can be linked to the concept of “cultural assets”. ... MORE >>