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Practices Of Cultural Heritage Conservations: The Case of Arada Sub City, Addis Ababa

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dc.contributor.advisor Tefera, Tamrat (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Seyoum, Dereje
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-07T06:48:55Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-07T06:48:55Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/14970
dc.description.abstract This thesis analyzes practices of cultural heritage conservations with a particular experience of Arada Sub City. Many land mark buildings were built in Addis Ababa. Among these historic building most of them are found in Arada Sub City. These historic buildings have been symbols and records of Addis Ababa′s development in the past. However, Most of the historic buildings in Arada Sub City are currently facing serious problems of conservation. Thus, the aim of this research was to analyze the policies and practices of cultural heritage conservation for the experiences of 89 selected historic buildings in Arada Sub City. This study draws on qualitative and quantitative research methods. The data collection tools used in this research include questionnaire, interview, personal observation besides, secondary data was collected from different government organization, policy documents, local research documents and journal were collected. The findings of the current study indicated that most of the historical buildings are not well protected and conserved. Some of the major problems are emanated from a detailed policy and policy enforcement mechanisms. Moreover it is found that there is no awareness creation for the resident in historic buildings, decision makers and the public as a whole. The study shows that integration of governmental organization and other stakeholders enable to safeguard historic buildings from eventual deterioration and collapse. However it should be understand that historic buildings are symbols that relate to citizens′ cultural identity and continuity. Therefore as the study reveals involving private investors in cultural heritage conservation has to come in to force to conserve the historic buildings. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.title Practices Of Cultural Heritage Conservations: The Case of Arada Sub City, Addis Ababa en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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