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  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age

    Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral

    By Marie Clausén

    Having won more than one recent poll as Britain’s best-loved building, the appeal of Durham Cathedral appears abiding, which begs the question whether an iconic sacred building can retain meaning and affective pertinence for contemporary, secular visitors. Using the example of Durham Cathedral,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Architectural Heritage Revisited

    A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents

    By Ilan Vit-Suzan

    By improving our understanding of how the tangible and intangible dimensions of heritage are correlated, we could develop a relationship with heritage that goes beyond the mere act of conservation. This book argues that we need to recognize the historic monument as a tangible aspect of a holistic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights

    By Jala Makhzoumi

    Edited by Shelley Egoz

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation

    The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican

    By Federica Goffi

    Even though the idea of altering an existing building is presently a well established practice within the context of adaptive reuse, when the building in question is a 'mnemonic building', of recognized heritage value, alterations are viewed with suspicion, even when change is a recognized…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Local Heritage, Global Context

    Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place

    By Rosy Szymanski

    Edited by John Schofield

    'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. As heritage management policy and practices increasingly attempt to draw on the views and expressions of interest amongst local communities, it is important to have a better grasp of what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Building Mycology

    Management of Decay and Health in Buildings

    Edited by Dr Jagjit Singh, Jagjit Singh

    Biodeterioration is the most common problem of mankind and its record can be traced back to biblical times or probably earlier. Building Mycology deals with the study of fungi in and around the building environment, having direct and indirect effect on the health of the building, its materials,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Taylor & Francis

  • Planning and the Heritage

    Policy and procedures

    By Michael Ross

    This is a clear guide to heritage legislation in the UK. It is set out in plain, non-legal language and will guide the planner, developer, architect or conservationist through the legislation, explaining the policy and procedures which govern the protection of historic buildings as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge

  • Getting Rid of Graffiti

    A practical guide to graffiti removal and anti-graffiti protection

    By Maurice J. Whitford

    This book provides, for the first time, clear, authoritative guidance on removing graffiti and protecting surfaces from further attack.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge

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