Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas

Following the acclaimed Time Honored, this book presents contemporary practice on a country-by-country and region-by-region basis, facilitating comparative analysis of similarities and differences.

Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas

“From such well-known and long-vexed sites as the Athenian Acropolis to more contemporary locales like the Space Age Modernist capital city of Brasília, the conflicting and not always neatly resolvable forces that bear upon preservation are addressed as clearly and thoughtfully as the general reader could hope for.”—New York Review of Books “...an astonishing feat of research, compilation and synthesis.”—Context The book delivers the first major survey concerning the conservation of cultural heritage in both Europe and the Americas. Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas serves as a convenient resource for professionals, students, and anyone interested in the field. Following the acclaimed Time Honored, this book presents contemporary practice on a country-by-country and region-by-region basis, facilitating comparative analysis of similarities and differences. The book stresses solutions in architectural heritage protection and the contexts in which they were developed.

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Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: John H. Stubbs, Emily G. Makaš
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-04 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

“From such well-known and long-vexed sites as the Athenian Acropolis to more contemporary locales like the Space Age Modernist capital city of Brasília, the conflicting and not always neatly resolvable forces that bear upon preservation are addressed as clearly and thoughtfully as the general reader could hope for.”—New York Review
Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas
Language: en
Pages: 729
Authors: John H. Stubbs, Emily Gunzburger Makaš
Categories: ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / General / bisacsh
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

"The first major survey that looks at the conservation of cultural heritage in both Europe and the Americas, this book will serve as a convenient resource for professionals, students, and anyone interested in the field. Following the acclaimed Time Honored, Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas presents contemporary practice
Architectural Conservation in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Routledge

At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out local insights, experiences, best practice and solutions for
Architectural Conservation in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out local insights, experiences, best practice and solutions for
Architecture and Fire
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Stamatis Zografos
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-12 - Publisher: UCL Press

Architecture and Fire develops a conceptual reassessment of architectural conservation through the study of the intimate relationship between architecture and fire. Stamatis Zografos expands on the general agreement among many theorists that the primitive hut was erected around fire – locating fire as the first memory of architecture, at the