Cultural heritage compensation: Approaches to transformation of sites with cultural values and architectural qualities
Book, 2020

This proceeding is the last part of a research project investigating how compensation is expressed in designing detailed development plans in areas with heritage values and architectural qualities. The overall objective of the research project has been to produce new knowledge about heritage compensation as a concept, method and tool in planning processes. The researh project have been granted funding from the Swedish National Heritage Board’s R&D.

The proceeding presents the third part of the project – the international workshop – called Architecture, cultural environment and compensation in planning processes. The workshop took place at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, 16-17 September 2019, and was organized as a joint venture between Kulturlandskapet (a cooperative heritage consultancy) and Building Design, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology. The theme in the invitation was summarized in the following way: On compensation as a concept, method and professional practice by architects, architectural conservators and archaeologists in planning processes.

Ten scholars from contribute to the proceeding: Tom Davies,  Athanasios Kouzelis, Mathilde Kirkegaard, Anders Larsson, Urban Nilsson, David Ross, Magnus Rönn, Jennie Sjöholm and Helena Teräväinen.

Hållbar stadsutveckling



heritage values

architectural qulities




Magnus Rönn

Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Building Design

Benjamin Grahn Danielson

Picea kulturarv

Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Areas of Advance

Building Futures (2010-2018)

Subject Categories





The Cultural Landscape

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