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Podcast: Interview with Historic Preservation Lecturer Donovan Rypkema
Historic Preservation Lecturer Donovan Rypkema was recently interviewed by the Global Heritage Fund on the economic merits of historic preservation. Principal of PlaceEconomics and president of Heritage Strategies International, Donovan Rypkema teaches Preservation Economics, a spring semester course offered by the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. Read more and listen to the full podcast interview here.
Bisotun, in western Iran’s Kermanshah province, is notable for its inscription carved on a limestone cliff. "It is unique, being the only known monumental text of the Achaemenids to document a specific historic event, that of the re-establishment of the empire by Darius I the Great," according to UNESCO. Image Bisotun AG-ChapelHill, Getty Images/iStockphoto