Archaeology in the City

Proceedings of the International Workshop, Amsterdam 16-17 October 2019

edited by G.-J. Burgers, L. Cicala, G. Illiano and M. Quagliuolo

Archeologie. Temi, contesti, materiali. 2


In cities worldwide, urban expansion and renewal are increasingly accompanied by archaeological research. The massive presence of archaeological layers in many historical city centres, previously rather considered as an obstacle to urban growth, is now commonly perceived as an added value and a potential asset for development. The present book analyses the pitfalls and opportunities of this phenomenon, as well as the methods and procedures employed in the various steps involved, from data acquisition, documentation and storage to the integration of these data in heritage policies, urban planning and design. The book is the outcome of a 2 days’ workshop, held at VU University Amsterdam on October 16 and 17, 2019 and organized by the VU University interfaculty research institute CLUE+ and the Humanities department (Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici) of the University of Naples Federico II, in cooperation with Herity International.



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Peso 1 kg
Dimensioni 22 × 1 × 28 cm

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G.-J. Burgers, L. Cicala, G. Illiano
Introduction, 7-8

G.-J. Burgers
Archaeology and the City. Themes and trends, 9-20

L. Cicala
Phlegraean Fields: cities, landscapes, archaeologies. Some reflections,

S. Campana
Archaeology of former and historical urban landscapes in the Mediterranean
world: current trends and future perspectives, 31-49

G. Illiano
Mapping the fragmented landscape: the case of Bacoli (Naples, IT),

H. Simoni
Ground truthing and remotely sensed data for interpreting the archaeological
potential of modern cities. The case-study of Patras,
Greece, 59-72

S. Lampraki, T. Vakkas
Mapping Ancient Athens: from the fragmented archaeological data to
the digital map, 73-81

M. Serlorenzi
SITAR – Sistema Informativo Territoriale Archeologico di Roma.
A dialogue between Archaeological Heritage and Modern Urban Planning,

P. Kranendonk
A river as a reflection of the past, 91-104

M. Quagliuolo
Archaeology vs. Urban development: Quality Management of Cultural
Heritage© in Rome, World Heritage site, 105-111

J. Bouwmeester
Prediction on urban grounds. Archaeological predictive modelling for
the urban periphery of historical towns, 113-127

S. Roskams
Urban Deposit Modelling in the UK: current responses and remaining
challenges, 129-142