ABDOLLAHNEJAD, ZAHRA1; WATSON, LINDA2; AULAKH, GURESEWAK3 ; MACKIE, MHAIRI4
1) PhD student, Department of Architecture and Art, Plymouth University, UK. Email: Tolumahvash@gmail.com
2) Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Art, Plymouth University, UK. Email: L.email@example.com
3) Lecture, Department of Architecture, Plymouth University, UK. Email: G.Aulakh@plymouth.ac.uk
4) Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Plymouth University, UK. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monuments are registered in World Heritage List (WHL) by evaluating submitted nomination files. The main topics of nomination files are: 1. Identification of the properties; 2. Description; 3. Justification for inscription; 4. State of conservation and factors affecting the properties; 5. Protection and management of the property; 6. Monitoring; 7. Documentation. Hence, one of the main requirements of the nomination file is assigned to preparing a management plan that defines the proposed conservation projects of the monuments based on the priorities identified in the condition survey. In this paper, the nomination files of eight monuments are compared and evaluated based on UNESCO criteria by categorizing topic as excellent, good, average, adequate or poor. Consequently, by using these defined classifications weak and strong points of each nomination file can be obtained. The evaluation of eight nomination files will be used to improve the nomination file of the case study Masjed Jame of Isfahan in Iran.
Keywords: World Heritage Sites, Conservation Management Plans, Ancient Brickwork