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Author Zografos, Stamatis, author.

Title Architecture and fire : a psychoanalytic approach to conservation / Stamatis Zografos.

Publication Info. London : UCL Press, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. On Archives; The Derridian archive; The Freudian death drive; Archives and the city; Archives, historiography and monumentality; Digital and dynamic archives; Individual memory: An archival reading; Collective and cultural memory: An archival reading; 3. On Fire; The methodology of fire: Bachelard's model of knowledge production; Vernant's interpretation of the Promethean myth; Heraclitus' cosmology, fire and conflict; What is fire?; Fire in mythology; Fire in festivities
Fire in modern scienceEntropy and thermodynamics; The archive of fire; 4. On Architectural Conservation; The designation process; Changes to buildings; Towards the establishment of a modern conservation theory; Viollet-Le-Duc and the restoration movement; Restoration in Britain; John Ruskin's conservation movement; Conservation today; Bachelard's notion of time and memory in the Englishheritage protection system; The Bergsonian archive and the need to reassess the listing process; 5. Architecture and Fire; Fire and thermal comfort; Philippe Rahm's Digestible Gulf Stream
Tahe hearth of the early houseHistory of matches; The emergence of the central heating system; Fire and modernism; Fire and sustainable architecture; Architecture and thermodynamics; Architecture and excess of energy; Memory, materials and the evolution of technology; Typologies and memory; Architectural evolution and fire: A Bachelardian approach; Architectural evolution and fire: A Bergsonian approach; 6. Architecture on Fire; Fire-fighting bodies; Fire-fighting equipment; Fire-fighting and the city; Fire protection and the building; The Grenfell Tower disaster
Fire and building regulationsBuilding regulations and creativity; Research on fire prevention; Architecture on fire: A Bachelardian approach; Architecture on Fire: A Bergsonian approach; 7. Conclusion; A Psychoanalytic Approach to Conservation; Bibliography; Index
Summary Architecture and Fire develops a conceptual reassessment of architectural conservation through the study of the intimate relationship between architecture and fire.
Language English.
Subject Architecture -- Conservation and restoration.
Architecture -- Psychological aspects.
Architecture -- Conservation et restauration.
Architecture -- Aspect psychologique.
architecture (discipline)
Theory of architecture.
Conservation of buildings & building materials.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration. (OCoLC)fst00813377
Architecture -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00813504
Fire. (OCoLC)fst00925173
Fires. (OCoLC)fst00925697
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: ZOGRAFOS, STAMATIS. ARCHITECTURE AND FIRE. [Place of publication not identified] : UCL PRESS, 2019 1787353729 (OCoLC)1083226126
ISBN 9781787353701 (electronic bk.)
1787353702 (electronic bk.)
9781787353732 (epub)
9781787353749 (mobi)
9781787353756 (html)
Standard No. 10.14324/111.9781787353701 doi
AU@ 000065481744
AU@ 000066239184
AU@ 000069204452

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