Defence Sites

Defence Sites

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The conference aims to raise the knowledge of the scale, design and functions of military, naval and air force sites. It will bring a better understanding to the issues raised by their redundancy, and the implications of different disposal processes for state owned land. It is also important to understand the interaction of different stakeholders and their influence on the outcome. They include government agencies, developers, planners, architects, historians and members of local communities. Special issues related to historical naval ships and other maritime infrastructure will also be discussed.The conference encourages the presentation of case studies, highlighting examples of good practices that can help to transfer knowledge between different partners across the world.... in Boston too. New jobs a€“ some in new industries a€“ are a greater priority a€“ to repair the losses of naval and support industries to the local economy. ... Since the US Navy left in 1966, Brooklyn Navy Yard has been 45 years in the remaking. ... the yard. Machine shops, a forge and foundries now served a navy made of steel.

Title:Defence Sites
Author:C. Clark
Publisher:WIT Press - 2012


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