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Time Matters - a book by Goffi, Federica

Time Matters

Invention and (Re)imagination in Conservation: The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peters, the Vatican

Time Matters( )
Author: Goffi, Federica
ISBN:978-1-4724-0123-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $109.95
Book Description:

This book fills in a blind spot in current architectural theory and practice, looking into a notion of conservation as a form of invention and imagination, offering the reader a counter-viewpoint to a predominant western understanding that preservation should be a 'still shot' from the past. Through a micro-historical study of a Renaissance concept of restoration, this book provides a theoretical framework to question the issue of conservation as a possible creative endeavour, when a...
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Pages:286
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / General
Architecture / Historic Preservation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.708 x 9.516 Inches

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