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Author Denslagen, W. F.

Uniform Title Romantisch modernisme. English
Title Romantic modernism : nostalgia in the world of conservation / Wim Denslagen ; translated by Donald Gardner.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009.


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Description 1 online resource (261 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-254) . and index.
Contents Sentimentality and the City -- The Rectangular Sickness -- Romantic Modernists -- Self-seeking Romantics -- Bad-mannered Buildings -- The Revival Styles and Time Regained -- Nostalgia and Imitation.
Language Translated from the Dutch.
Note Print version record.
Summary Is it possible for conservationists to approve of the reconstruction of old façades when virtually everything behind them is modern? Should they continue to protect the front façade, when the rest of the historic building has vanished? Is it socially responsible to spend government money on reconstructing a historic building that has been completely destroyed? Can one do such a thing fifty years on?. According to reigning ideas in the world of conservation, the answer to all these questions is 'no'. It is felt that building a stage set is dishonest, and rebuilding something that no longer exis.
Subject Architecture -- Conservation and restoration.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Netherlands.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Technology, engineering, agriculture.
Civil engineering, surveying and building.
Building construction and materials.
Conservation of buildings and building materials.
The arts.
History of architecture.
History of art -- art and design styles.
History of art and design styles: c 1800 to c 1900.
Art and design styles: Romanticism.
HOUSE & HOME -- Repair.
ARCHITECTURE -- Historic Preservation -- Restoration Techniques.
HISTORY -- General.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration. (OCoLC)fst00813377
Architecture, Modern. (OCoLC)fst00813842
Netherlands. (OCoLC)fst01204034
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gardner, Donald, 1938-
Other Form: Print version: Denslagen, W.F. Romantisch modernisme. English. Romantic modernism. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009 9789089641038 (OCoLC)437248308
ISBN 9789048508709 (electronic bk.)
9048508703 (electronic bk.)
9781282401921 (online)
Standard No. AU@ 000051342445
CDX 11552904
DEBBG BV043081038
DEBBG BV044140670
DEBSZ 396320007
DEBSZ 421938633
GBVCP 1003610161
GBVCP 865735824
NZ1 13861748
NZ1 14935992

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