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Invention and Re-Imagination in Build Conservation - The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's the Vatican

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Author: Goffi, Federica
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $153.00
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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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Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Historic Preservation / General
Architecture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.747 x 9.789 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:1.711 Pounds

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