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Title: THE STATUS OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS IN ADDIS ABABA AND THEIR
Authors: SELAM, TEWOLDEBIRHN
Advisors: FisehaWegayehue(Dr)
Keywords: CONTRIBUTION T URBAN
DEVELOPMENT
Copyright: Jul-2011
Date Added: 7-Dec-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: Historic buildings have a lot of contribution for the development of a city: The primary contribution of these historic buildings shows cities’ pasts, continuity of change through time, periods of ascendancy of remarkable events, or ruptures in the urban fabric as a result of conflict or transformation. It has also contribution for the present generations to understand their place in history and to better cope with the constant mutations in society. On the other hand, income generated from tourists and Architectural values are secondary contribution of the historic buildings. This study consequently attempts to assess the status of historic buildings and their contribution to the development of the capital city Ethiopia with five specific objectives. To attain the objectives, the study employed percentage distribution followed by simple random sampling and selected 35 historic buildings found in 10 sub-cites of Addis Ababa, unfortunately, up on the process of sampling it has been discovered that one of the sample historic buildings is found demolished therefore, only 34 historic buildings are taken for the analysis. For the tour operators simple random sampling was employed and 19 tour operators were selected. The data obtained from in-depth interview and personal observation was analyzed qualitatively and the data from the survey was analyzed qualitatively as well as quantitatively. Accordingly, Different
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4213
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