Street, Yangon, Myanmar[16°77'68.99"N 96°15'32.02"E]
"Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future"

Urban Regeneration

HOW TO MANAGE AND UPGRADE HISTORIC DISTRICTS IN A TIME OF RAPID URBAN CHANGE?

We help to develop policies and instruments to revitalise old neighbourhoods with respect to the historic fabric.
Feasibility Studies
Buildings Repurposed
Million US$ Investment
Developer Dialogues

HERITAGE-LED URBAN RENEWAL FEASIBILITY STUDY

Thakhet Old Town

Thakhek, Laos, 2017-18

  • Client: Asian Development Bank (GMS Corridor Towns 4)
  • Role: Urban Renewal and Heritage Conservation Specialist
  • Project: Assessment of development potential of heritage assets in Thakhek (Laos) and Kampong Cham (Cambodia) as a tool for economic development and promotion of city competitiveness
  • Result: Analysis of historical significance and outstanding values of urban heritage assets – Business case for adaptive re-use and/or upgrading of publicly owned heritage properties – Investment plan for heritage led upgrading of old town and construction of a waterfront promenade
  • Download: Thakhek Old Town Upgrading Project Proposal

SOCIAL INVESTMENT FUND FOR RENEWAL HISTORIC CORE

Heritage Homes Yangon

Yangon, Myanmar, 2017

  • Client: Doh Eain
  • Role: Member Advisory Board
  • Project: Assist in setting up social enterprise aimed at heritage conservation and urban renewal in Yangon through a resident targeted approach for renovating residential properties
  • Result: US$ 2 million social investment fund set up – 15 renovated historic properties – 6 upgraded historic streetscapes
  • Download: Yangon Doh Eain investor brief

HERITAGE-LED URBAN REGENERATION PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY

Heritage-led-urban-regeneration-yangon

Yangon, Myanmar, 2016

ASSESSMENT PPP FOR URBAN REGENERATION

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Tbilisi, Georgia, 2013

  • Client: Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia
  • Partner: Tiflis Hamkari
  • Role: Strategic Advisor Heritage Economics
  • Project: Assistance to Ministry of Culture and Tiflis Hamkari to re-establish the dialogue with other government agencies to assess the potential of a special purpose vehicle for investment in the city’s historic core
  • Result: Start of collaborative effort between Ministry of Culture and Economics to renew legal framework and set up a PPP for heritage renovation