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A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to the present day. Jokilehto illustrates how this development has influenced international collaboration in the protection and conservation of cultural heritage, and how it has formed the principal concepts and approach to conservation and restoration in today's multi-cultural society.

This book is based on archival research of original documents and the study of key restoration examples in countries that have influenced the international conservation movement. Accessible and of great interest to students and the general public it includes conservation trends in Europe, the USA, India, Iran and Japan.

* Uses world-wide examples to give a complete overview of the modern approach to conservation and restoration

* Provides a thorough explanation of the development of the concepts of conservation from traditional to modern society

* Learn from the knowledge of this experienced and well respected author

Synopsis:

Aims to expand your knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. Based on archival research, this text discusses the philosophy behind principal concepts and analyzes the approach to conservation and restoration in today's multi-cultural society.

Synopsis:

-- Provides a complete overview of the modern approach to conservation and restoration with worldwide examples<P>-- Gives you a thorough understanding of the development of the concepts of conservation from traditional to modern society<P>-- Expands your knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings

Synopsis:

A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to the present day. Jokilehto illustrates how this development has influenced international collaboration in the protection and conservation of cultural heritage, and how it has formed the principal concepts and approach to conservation and restoration in today's multi-cultural society.

This book is based on archival research of original documents and the study of key restoration examples in countries that have influenced the international conservation movement. Accessible and of great interest to students and the general public it includes conservation trends in Europe, the USA, India, Iran and Japan.

* Uses world-wide examples to give a complete overview of the modern approach to conservation and restoration

* Provides a thorough explanation of the development of the concepts of conservation from traditional to modern society

* Learn from the knowledge of this experienced and well respected author

About the Author

Jukka Jokilehto was formerly the Assistant to the Director General of ICCROM, where he has spent over 25 years working on all aspects of architectural conservation. He is also the President of the International Training Committee of ICOMOS, and was previously active with UNESCO and the World Heritage Convention. He studied architecture at Helsinki, and received his D. Phil. in conservation from the University of York, England

Senior Programme Advisor to ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property)

Table of Contents

Forward; Preface; Acknowledgements; From traditional to modern society; Rediscovery of antiquities; The age of enlightenment; Classical monuments; The age of romanticism; Stylistic restoration; Conservation; Theories and concepts; International influences and collaboration; Definitions and trends; Selected bibliography; Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780750655118
Author:
Jokilehto, Jukka
Publisher:
S&t Titles
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Historic buildings
Subject:
Care & Restoration
Subject:
Historic preservation
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historic Preservation - General
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Butterworths Series in Conservation and Museology
Series Volume:
no. 57
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.69 x 7.44 in

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"Synopsis" by , Aims to expand your knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. Based on archival research, this text discusses the philosophy behind principal concepts and analyzes the approach to conservation and restoration in today's multi-cultural society.
"Synopsis" by , -- Provides a complete overview of the modern approach to conservation and restoration with worldwide examples<P>-- Gives you a thorough understanding of the development of the concepts of conservation from traditional to modern society<P>-- Expands your knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings
"Synopsis" by , A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to the present day. Jokilehto illustrates how this development has influenced international collaboration in the protection and conservation of cultural heritage, and how it has formed the principal concepts and approach to conservation and restoration in today's multi-cultural society.

This book is based on archival research of original documents and the study of key restoration examples in countries that have influenced the international conservation movement. Accessible and of great interest to students and the general public it includes conservation trends in Europe, the USA, India, Iran and Japan.

* Uses world-wide examples to give a complete overview of the modern approach to conservation and restoration

* Provides a thorough explanation of the development of the concepts of conservation from traditional to modern society

* Learn from the knowledge of this experienced and well respected author

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