The Challenge of Change

The Challenge of Change

Dealing With the Legacy of the Modern Movement

eBook - 2008
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This volume collects the proceedings of the 10th International Docomomo Conference, organized by the International Committee for Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites and Neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement in 2008. The conference brought together architects, historians, scholars, preservationists, and others involved in preserving and renovating buildings of the Modern movement. The proceedings contain the 55 papers of the speakers and the 40 short papers of the poster presenters, organized into sections on "Change and continuity," addressing the tensions between change and continuity from a historical-theoretical perspective; "Restructuring cities and landscapes," focusing on the larger scale of cities and landscapes; "Shifts in programme and flexibility," focusing on the scale of the building or building complex and questions of limits of re-use and flexibility; "Education in transformation;" and "Progress, technology and sustainability," which deals with issues of specific techniques and materials. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Amsterdam : IOS Press, ©2008
ISBN: 9781441601599
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xvi, 549 pages) : illustrations, maps


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