Architecture of Additions: Design and Regulation

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Overview

The Architecture of Additions considers the ways in which old and new architecture combine and work together—the central issue in the design of architectural additions.

Paul Spencer Byard, an architect and lawyer, looks at more than sixty combinations, built and unbuilt, for criteria to help protect the public interest in great buildings. Drawing on examples from Grand Central Terminal to St. Peter’s Church in Rome, from the Louvre Pyramid to the Salk Institute, this book will help architects work with significant old buildings and help interested private and public persons arrive at judgments about architectural successes and failures that are rational, satisfying, and enforceable. The issues discussed here affect everyone who has a stake in livable cities.

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Editorial Reviews

Architectural Record
“As Paul Byard, FAIA, posits in his brilliant book The Architecture of Additions, a building is both what its says and what it does.”
The New York Times Book Review
“[A] superlative overview of the issues inherent in designing new buildings in concert with older ones. With concision and clarity . . . . Byard covers virtually every scenario likely to be faced by practitioners, patrons, and preservationists.”
Refurbishment Projects
“[T]his book will help architects work with significant old buildings and help interested private and public persons arrive at judgements about architectural successes and failures that are rational, satisfying, and enforceable. The issues discussed here affect everyone who has a stake in livable cities.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393731767
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/30/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 191
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Spencer Byard, FAIA, is a principal of Platt Byard Dovell White Architects in New York City and director of the Historic Preservation program at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.
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Table of Contents

Preface 9
Introduction: The Public Worth of Architectural Expression 10
1 The Evolution of Expression in Combined Works: Lessons from the Masters 16
2 Twentieth-Century Combined Works: The Expressive Possibilities of Modernism 30
Extension 32
Derivation 50
Transformation 64
3 Twentieth-century Combined Works and the Law: The Special Case of "Preservation" 76
The Legal Background 77
A Test for Preservation 84
The Protected Identity and Its Place in the New Hierarchy 85
Securing the Place of the Protected Identity 91
Protecting Particular Sources of Identity 105
4 Combined Works and Contemporary Expression: The Architecture of Additions at the End of the Twentieth Century 160
The Architecture of Imitation 161
Architecture in the Shape of Things 163
The Architecture of Appropriateness 168
The Architecture of Possibility 174
Afterword: The Architecture of Additions 182
Acknowledgments 183
Photo Credits 184
Index 187
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