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Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas
“From such well-known and long-vexed sites as the AthenianAcropolis to more contemporary locales like the Space Age Modernistcapital city of Brasília, the conflicting and not alwaysneatly resolvable forces that bear upon preservation are addressedas clearly and thoughtfully as the general reader could hopefor.”—New York Review of Books
“…an astonishing feat of research, compilationand synthesis.”—Context
The book delivers the first major survey concerning theconservation of cultural heritage in both Europe and the Americas.Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas servesas a convenient resource for professionals, students, and anyoneinterested in the field. Following the acclaimed TimeHonored, this book presents contemporary practice on acountry-by-country and region-by-region basis, facilitatingcomparative analysis of similarities and differences. The bookstresses solutions in architectural heritage protection and thecontexts in which they were developed.read more