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Title: The landscape architect's role in archaeological resource management in Britain
Author: Bandara, M. M. P.
Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh
Current Institution: University of Edinburgh
Date of Award: 1996
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This thesis presents a case for the close involvement of landscape architects routinely in the conservation and presentation of archaeological sites in Britain. It is developed in five chapters. Chapter 1 defines the terms of study, and in particular, what is meant by archaeological resources, by archaeological resource management, and by landscape: it introduces the professions of archaeology and landscape architecture; it outlines the legislative framework relevant to archaeological conservation and preservation in Britain; and it concludes by describing the process of the study and its selection of the work of Colvin and Moggridge landscape architects as a main focus. The body of the thesis is a detailed archival study of three projects by Colvin and Moggridge, each involving the large scale in situ conservation and presentation of archaeological resources within a landscape. The projects are the White Horse of Uffington, the Brenig Reservoir, and Knole Park. Each of these is presented separately and consecutively in Chapters 2, 3 and 4. The concluding chapter reviews the success of the landscape architects in achieving solutions of best balance, and for discussion purposes a comparison is made of past and proposed solutions for the management of the celebrated site of Stonehenge. The thesis concludes by supporting its opening contention that landscape architects are capable of making a valuable contribution to archaeological resource management.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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