World Heritage Sites and Buffer zones: to build you can’t preserve (or vice versa?)
At present, the improvement of urban planning activities is mainly aimed at the digitization and maintainability of construction projects improving the living standard of the public. However, in addition to the issues of functionality and comfort of living, it is important to remember cultural heritage issues. In particular, developers need to comply with city planning regulations relating to activities within the confines of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, whose protection is put in place at the world level.
In an article for Legal Insight magazine, Arina Dovzhenko, a Specialist Partner and the Head of the Real Estate & Construction Practice at Borenius Russia, tells about UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia and clarifies questions of the legal regulation of natural and cultural heritage sites.