“Of urban invisibilities and diversities. Reflections on urban heritage”, Eva Garcia-Chueca (CIDOB, Spain)


Understanding the city in all its complexity means discovering the urban diversities that inhabit it along with their many political, social and cultural expressions. Urban heritage is the sum of a place’s architectural heritage, its surroundings and often intangible cultural elements. But which architectural heritage is privileged? And which types of cultural elements are valued?The “other” heritage must be reclaimed – the one that emanates from urban diversities and realities that are often concealed from view.   

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