Economics of Conservation

ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Economics of Conservation (ISCEC)

The major task of the ISCEC is to analyse and improve the state of the art of the Economics of Conservation of Cultural Heritage, so as to develop new guidelines and suggestions for sustainable integrated conservation plans, programs and projects.

This ISC has no website at present.

“New life for historic cities: The historic urban landscape approach explained” UNESCO, 2013 [PDF size: 6.6MB]

This brochure introduces the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape – UNESCO’s holistic approach to managing historic urban landscapes by integrating the goals of urban heritage conservation and those of social and economic development. This method sees urban heritage as a social, cultural and economic asset for the development of cities.


Enabling Development and the Conservation of Significant Places, English Heritage, 2008

The Enabling Development Guidance concentrates on those areas of practice that are particular to enabling development – and by extension other proposals where financial viability is a key issue.

(From personal reference resources of ISC20C member Sheridan Burke)