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The future of the past : a conservation ethic for architecture, urbanism, and historic preservation / Steven W. Semes ; in association with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America.

By: Semes, Steven W
Contributor(s): Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009Edition: 1st edDescription: 272 p. : ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 9780393732443 (hardcover); 0393732444 (hardcover)Other title: Conservation ethic for architecture, urbanism, and historic preservationSubject(s): Architecture and history | Architecture -- Psychological aspects | Historic preservationDDC classification: 720.103 LOC classification: NA2543.H55 | S43 2009
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- 1. New and old architecture together -- 2. The principles of traditional architecture -- 3. How traditional architecture works -- 4. The modernist paradigm -- 5. A brief history of preservation philosophy -- 6. Historicism and the search for an architecture of our time -- 7. Preservation after historicism -- 8. Literal replication -- 9. Invention within a style -- 10. Abstract reference -- 11. Intentional opposition -- 12. A conservation ethic -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Second Floor - Engineering & Architecture
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgments -- 1. New and old architecture together -- 2. The principles of traditional architecture -- 3. How traditional architecture works -- 4. The modernist paradigm -- 5. A brief history of preservation philosophy -- 6. Historicism and the search for an architecture of our time -- 7. Preservation after historicism -- 8. Literal replication -- 9. Invention within a style -- 10. Abstract reference -- 11. Intentional opposition -- 12. A conservation ethic -- Bibliography -- Index.

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