Line of research, action
Landscape action plan
The landscape Action Plan Project (Mining, Iron, Railways and Army, MIRA) seeks to find a way of evaluating, managing and projecting the cultural landscape of mining, iron, railway transport and military installations of the period following the Spanish civil war in the area around the municipality of Trapagaran. The town conserves physical references (more and more dilapidated) to the extraction process (mining in the village of Burzaco), transport (the Orkonera railway) and the transformation of iron (war industry, origins of the Durañona army barracks, western end of the P line).
It also proposes to preserve the last direct evidence of a material culture associated with this mineral that ceased to exist half a century ago, the perpetrators of which are still living and still keep its memory alive (not for many more years).
The aim is to draw attention to the importance of an important moment in our recent history before it disappears, as often happens. The social recognition of its importance is growing, but its level of prestige (and consequent protection) is insignificant.
We intend to form a structured research team which will, with regard to the cultural landscape of mining, iron, railway transport and the military installations in post civil war Spain:
- Identify the different heritage assets included in it.
- Promote the socio-economic integration of its inhabitants through a feeling of belonging and common memory and facilitates the adequate channels of public participation, dissemination and socialisation of knowledge.
- Draw together the physical milieu based on regional proposals of sustainable infrastructures.
- Establish specific procedures and proposals for intervention on the built heritage and
- Coordinate and test the process of implementation of solutions.