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Authenticity in Architectural Heritage Conservation
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Katharina Weiler, Niels Gutschow
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-01 - Publisher: Springer

The book contributes to a recontextualization of authenticity by investigating how this value is created, reenacted, and assigned. Over the course of the last century, authenticity figured as the major parameter for the evaluation of cultural heritage. It was adopted in local and international charters and guidelines on architectural conservation
Authentic Reconstruction
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Bold, Peter Larkham, Robert Pickard
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Notions of authenticity lie at the heart of many questions about heritage and identity in the built environment. These questions are most pertinent when buildings have been destroyed in disaster or war, and the built fabric is being reconstructed to reinstate traditional or historic appearances in place of what was
Persian Architectural Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: M. M. Hejazi, F. Mehdizadeh Saradj
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-05 - Publisher: WIT Press

This book focuses on the conservation and preservation of Persian architectural heritage, including the philosophy of conservation, practical experiences, and risk. Containing the results of research completed over the last several decades into a culture that has contributed much to human civilisation, the book will be useful not just as
Persian Architectural Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 527
Authors: Mehrdad Hejazi, Fatemeh Mehdizadeh Saradj
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-08 - Publisher: WIT Press

During its long history Persian culture has played a fundamental role in, and has made major contributions to, human civilisation. During the last few decades, scholarly interest in Persian culture, including its history, archaeology, art and architecture, has accelerated research into Persian cultural heritage. Scientific studies have provided information about
Heritage Conservation in Postcolonial India
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Manish Chalana, Ashima Krishna
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Heritage Conservation in Postcolonial India seeks to position the conservation profession within historical, theoretical, and methodological frames to demonstrate how the field has evolved in the postcolonial decades and follow its various trajectories in research, education, advocacy, and practice. Split into four sections, this book covers important themes of institutional