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Counterpreservation : architectural decay in Berlin since 1989

Author: Daniela Sandler
Publisher: Ithaca : A Signale Book, Cornell University Press and Cornell University Library, 2016.
Series: Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Berlin, decrepit structures do not always denote urban blight. Decayed buildings are incorporated into everyday life as residences, exhibition spaces, shops, offices, and as leisure space. As nodes of public dialogue, they serve as platforms for dissenting views about the future and past of Berlin. In this book, Daniela Sandler introduces the concept of counterpreservation as a way to understand this intentional  Read more...
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Counterpreservation
Ithaca : A Signale Book, Cornell University Press and Cornell University Library, 2016.
(DLC) 2016036451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniela Sandler
ISBN: 9781501706806 1501706802 9781501706271 1501706276
OCLC Number: 965831611
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Winner of Antoinette Forrester Downing Award 2018 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Counterpreservation as a concept --
Living projects : collective housing, alternative culture, and spaces of resistance --
Cultural centers : history, architecture, and public space --
Decrepitude and memory in the landscape --
Counterpreservation in reverse --
Destruction and disappearance : East German ruins --
Conclusion : toward an architecture of change.
Series Title: Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Daniela Sandler.
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In Berlin, decrepit structures do not always denote urban blight. Decayed buildings are incorporated into everyday life as residences, exhibition spaces, shops, offices, and as leisure space. In this  Read more...

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