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Specific issues of industrial heritage protection : Questions on industrial architecture authenticity - two examples

The study published in Slovak scientific journal indexed in Scopus focuses on evaluation of industrial heritage. It argues for the need to re-interpret traditional heritage categories in order to suite specific character of industrial heritage. The research is based on two model examples, Frydek-Mistek and Krnov, and deals with the questions of authenticity, limits of heritage protection (in terms of its enforcement and fulfilment), and finally the reasons for misunderstanding the values and potential of the industrial heritage. It is a valuable contribution to the local heritage protection field, as it retrieves information from foreign examples from Germany (Crimmitschau and Euskirchen) and Poland (Lodz) that represent solutions that combine positive monument values with new uses of the monuments.