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    Why there is no “Design heritage” but there is “designing heritage"

    Oustamanolakis, Michail ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2993-6545 (2019) Why there is no “Design heritage” but there is “designing heritage". BASE Design and Innovation, 4. pp. 160-167. ISSN 0719-515X

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    Unesco recognizes and protects intangible cultural heritage (icp) through an agreement that is ratified by many countries. However, the domain of design does not seem to be included in the convention. There is no discipline of “design heritage”, perhaps because the design domain aims to provide solutions and improve situations, while heritage by definition is trying to preserve situations. Thus these two disciplines have conflicting natures. At the same time, as technology improves the action of "heritage design", it becomes more prevalent. design tools, methods and techniques can blend with heritage and bring back memories of life.

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