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Architectural conservation in Europe and the Americas : national experiences and practice

Author: John H Stubbs; Emily Gunzburger Makaš
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011.
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"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 on a country-by-country and region-by-region basis, facilitating comparative  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John H Stubbs; Emily Gunzburger Makaš
ISBN: 9780470603857 0470603852 9780470900994 0470900997 9780470901007 0470901004 9780470901113 047090111X 9780470951071 0470951079 9780470951248 0470951249
OCLC Number: 671701598
Description: xxii, 729 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Europe --
Introduction --
SECTION 1 Western Europe --
ch. 1 Italy --
Early Organized Conservation Efforts --
Key Twentieth-Century Theorists and Methods --
Museums and Architectural Conservation --
Sheltering Ruins on Sicily and Beyond --
Conservation Legislation and Education --
Saving Venice --
Recent Accomplishments and Challenges --
Conserving Italy's Historic Rural Towns --
Italian Conservation Abroad --
ch. 2 France --
Centralized Legislation and Incentives --
Influential Concept: Les Secteurs Sauvegardes --
Urban Conservation and Sustainability Dennis Rodwell --
Recent Conservation Successes --
ch. 3 United Kingdom --
Legislation and Listing --
Garden and Landscape Conservation in the United Kingdom --
Private, Not-for-Profit Advocacy Groups --
Contemporary Foci --
Conserving Britain's Industrial Heritage Dennis Rodwell --
Conserving Fine Architectural Interiors Lisa Ackerman --
British Conservation Leadership --
ch. 4 Ireland --
Conservation Legislation and Institutions --
Active Non-governmental Heritage Organizations --
ch. 5 Spain and Portugal --
Spanish Conservation Policies and Decentralized Structure --
Paradores and Pousadas --
Portuguese Conservation Policies --
International and Private Participation and Recent Representative Projects --
Architectural Conservation Education at European Universities --
Spanish and Portuguese Conservation Assistance to Former Colonies --
Current Issues and Challenges --
ch. 6 Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands --
Early Conservation Debates in Belgium and the Netherlands --
Legislation and Administration in Belgium --
Legislation and Administration in the Netherlands --
Architectural Conservation in Luxembourg --
Contemporary Conservation and the Role of Nongovernmental Organizations --
Architectural and Social Preservation in Amsterdam --
ch. 7 Switzerland and Liechtenstein --
Switzerland --
Liechtenstein --
SECTION 2 Northern Europe --
ch. 8 Sweden --
Legislation and State-Organization of Heritage Protection --
Skansen and the Open-Air Museum Tradition --
NGOs, International Involvement, and Current Challenges --
ch. 9 Finland --
Early Legislation and Conservation Efforts --
Contemporary Heritage Framework and State Activities --
Conserving Modern Heritage in Finland --
ch. 10 Norway --
Legislation and State Conservation Institutions --
Current Challenges and Successes --
Conserving Wooden Structures in the Nordic Countries --
ch. 11 Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland --
Early Danish Conservation Efforts --
Heritage Legislation and Administration in the Twentieth Century --
Contemporary Conservation Participants and Successes in Denmark --
Iceland and Greenland --
ch. 12 Baltic States --
Shared Contemporary Challenges --
Lithuania --
Latvia --
Estonia --
SECTION 3 Central Europe --
ch. 13 Germany --
Post-World War II Debates --
East German Conservation Approach --
West German Conservation Approach --
Unified Conservation Efforts and Current Challenges --
Applied Conservation Science and Technology in Europe --
Symbolic Heritage in a New Germany --
Berlin Stadtschloss: Emblem of Germany's Reconstruction Debates --
ch. 14 Austria --
Long-standing Legal and Administrative Structures --
Urban Conservation in Austria --
Other Recent Challenges and Developments --
ch. 15 Hungary --
Legislation and Government Framework --
Sensitive Conservation Approaches --
Additional Key Projects and Successes --
ch. 16 Czech Republic and Slovakia --
Architectural Conservation in Czechoslovakia --
Czech Republic --
Slovakia --
Conserving Jewish Heritage in Central Europe --
ch. 17 Poland --
Heritage Protection in Partitioned and Second Republic Poland --
Comprehensive Communist-era Conservation Activities --
Rebuilding of Warsaw --
Contemporary Issues and Challenges --
SECTION 4 Eastern Europe and the Caucasus --
ch. 18 Russia --
Imperial and Revolutionary Conservation Efforts --
Fate of Heritage under Stalin and during World War II --
Late-Soviet Policies and Institutions --
Current Conservation Challenges in the Russian Federation --
Battle to Preserve Russia's Avant-Garde Architecture --
Stabilization of the Church of the Transfiguration at Kizhi Pogost --
Recent Russian Conservation Successes --
Architectural Conservation in Siberia --
ch. 19 Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus --
Ukraine --
Moldova --
Belarus --
ch. 20 Caucasus --
Armenia --
Architectural Reconstruction in the Caucasus and Beyond --
Azerbaijan --
Georgia --
SECTION 5 Southeastern Europe --
ch. 21 Greece --
Athenian Acropolis --
Parthenon/Elgin Marbles Debate --
Expanding Conservation Priorities --
Current Conservation Framework and Challenges --
ch. 22 Turkey --
Hagia Sophia --
Conservation Frameworks and Projects in Modern Turkey --
Turkey and Conservation of Ottoman Heritage in Southeastern Europe --
Archaeological Site Conservation and Museums in Turkey --
Challenges Ahead --
ch. 23 Cyprus and Malta --
Architectural Conservation in a Divided Cyprus --
Cooperative Cypriot Conservation Projects --
Malta --
ch. 24 Former Yugoslavia --
Conservation Policies in the Former Yugoslavia --
Slovenia --
Croatia --
Bosnia and Hercegovina --
Macedonia --
Serbia --
Montenegro --
Kosovo --
ch. 25 Albania --
Early Efforts and Communist-Era Accomplishments and Setbacks --
Architectural Conservation in Albania Today --
ch. 26 Bulgaria --
Late Twentieth-Century Frameworks and Challenges --
Recent Successes and Trends --
ch. 27 Romania --
Communist-Era Institutions, Key Projects, and Challenges --
Contemporary Conservation Scene --
Protecting Transylvania's Saxon Heritage --
Conclusion to Part I --
pt. II Americas --
Introduction --
SECTION 6 North America --
ch. 28 United States --
Private Initiatives, Organizations, and Philanthropists --
Early Federal and Municipal Government Efforts --
Conserving Historic Engineering Structures: Bridges Eric DeLony --
Emergence of an Historic Preservation System in the 1960s --
National Register of Historic Places of the United States / Carol D. Shull --
Economics and Standards of Historic Preservation --
Improving and Enhancing the System --
Defining Role of U.S. Conservation Science and Technology --
Preserving a Mosaic of Heritages in the United States and Its Territories --
New Concerns in the Twenty-First Century --
Historic Preservation and Sustainable Development / Donovan Rypkema --
ch. 29 Canada --
Early Conservation Efforts --
Massey Commission and the Historic Sites and Monuments Act --
Institution Building in the Second Half of the 20th Century --
Spirit of Place as Conceived by the First Nations / Barbara Ross --
Looking Forward in Canadian Heritage Conservation --
SECTION 7 Mexico, The Caribbean, and Central America --
ch. 30 Mexico --
Legacy of Government Legislation and Protection --
Twentieth-Century Institutions and Policies --
Collaborative Projects --
Conserving Mexico's Churches / John Stubbs --
Contemporary Conservation Issues in Mexico --
ch. 31 Caribbean --
Government Conservation Efforts and National Trusts --
City Historian's Office and the Conservation of Old Havana --
Non-governmental Organizations --
Conserving Colonial Cities, Plantations, and Fortresses --
Conserving other Caribbean Heritage --
Current Challenges and Prospects --
ch. 32 Central America --
Belize --
Guatemala --
El Salvador --
Honduras --
Costa Rica --
Nicaragua --
Panama --
Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities in Central America --
SECTION 8 South America --
ch. 33 Non-Iberian Coast --
Guyana --
Suriname --
French Guiana --
ch. 34 Brazil --
Federal Efforts and Architectural Conservation Partners --
Urban Conservation and Revitalization in Brazil --
New Directions in Architectural Conservation --
Conserving Modern Architecture in Latin America Theodore H.M. Prudon --
ch. 35 Andean Countries --
Venezuela --
Colombia --
Ecuador --
Public-Private Partnerships and Urban Rehabilitation in Latin America Eduardo Rojas --
Peru --
Conserving Ancient Earthen Architecture: The Chan Chan Example --
Bolivia --
ch. 36 Southern Cone --
Uruguay --
Paraguay --
Conserving South America's Guarani Missions / Norma Barbacci --
Argentina --
Chile --
Conclusion to Part II --
Looking Ahead.
Responsibility: John H. Stubbs and Emily G. Maka's ; foreword by Mounir Bouchenaki.

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