%0 Journal Article
	%A Zhang Yu and  Ding Yi
	%D 2018
	%J International Journal of Urban and Civil Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 136, 2018
	%T The Study on the Overall Protection of the Ancient Villages
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10008857
	%V 136
	%X The discussion about elements of cultural heritage and
their relevance among the ancient villages is comparably insufficient.
The protection work is strongly influenced by touristic development
and cultural gimmick, resulting in low protection efficiency and many
omissions. Historical villages as the cultural settlement patterns bear a
large number of heritage relics. They were regionally scattered with a
clear characteristic of gathering. First of all, this study proposes the
association and similarities of the forming mechanism between four
historic cultural villages in Mian Mountain. Secondly, the study
reveals that these villages own the strategic pass, underground
passage, and the mountain barrier. Thirdly, based on the differentiated
characteristics of villages’ space, the study discusses about the
integrated conservation from three levels: the regional heritage
conservation, the cultural line shaping, and the featured brand
	%P 443 - 447