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Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice

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This is the only book to cover the gamut of preservation issues in layman's language: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles. It is an ideal introduction to the field for students, historians, preservationists, property owners, local officials, and community leaders. Updated throughout, this revised edition addresses new subjects, including heritage tourism and partnering with the environmental community.

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N. Tyler, Ligibel, and I. Tyler present a revised edition of their resource text on historic preservation. The only text available that covers preservation issues in layman's language, the text is suitable for students, historians, preservationists, property owners, local officials, community leaders, and interested general readers. Topics addressed include the philosophy and history of the historic preservation movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, and preservation technology. The text also provides a survey of architectural styles. Updated throughout, the second edition also covers new topics including heritage tourism, heritage areas and corridors, and partnering with the environmental community. Illustrated with b&w photographs and line drawings. Norman Tyler and Ligibel are with Eastern Michigan U.; Ilene Tyler is an architect and preservation specialist in Ann Arbor. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on "green" architecture and sustainability.

Synopsis:

This is the only book to cover the gamut of preservation issues in layman's language: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles. It is an ideal introduction to the field for students, historians, preservationists, property owners, local officials, and community leaders. Updated throughout, this revised edition addresses new subjects, including heritage tourism and partnering with the environmental community.

About the Author

Norman Tyler, FAICP, is faculty and former director of the Urban and Regional Planning program at Eastern Michigan University. He has also taught at the University of Michigan and Penn State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a registered architect. He has served on the board of the Michigan Association of Planning, the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and a founding member of the Ann Arbor Preservation Alliance.Ted J. Ligibel, PhD, is director of Eastern Michigan University's historic preservation programs and an advisor emeritus to the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Michigan Historic Preservation Network. He currently serves as chair of the National Council for Preservation Education.Ilene R. Tyler, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP, is Principal and Director of Preservation in the Ann Arbor office of Quinn Evans Architects. She has served on the Association for Preservation Technology Board of Directors and the Technical Committee for Sustainable Preservation. She teaches a course in the Principles of Preservation Technology at Eastern Michigan University, and has lectured widely on the topic.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393732733
Author:
Tyler, Norman
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Ligibel, Ted J.
Author:
Tyler, Ilene R.
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
General
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Historic sites
Subject:
Historic preservation
Subject:
Historic buildings
Subject:
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration.
Subject:
Historic Preservation - General
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
91 line drawings; 69 black-and-white pho
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on "green" architecture and sustainability.
"Synopsis" by , This is the only book to cover the gamut of preservation issues in layman's language: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles. It is an ideal introduction to the field for students, historians, preservationists, property owners, local officials, and community leaders. Updated throughout, this revised edition addresses new subjects, including heritage tourism and partnering with the environmental community.
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