Preservation of Modern Architecture / Edition 1

Preservation of Modern Architecture / Edition 1

by Theodore H. M. Prudon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471662941

ISBN-13: 9780471662945

Pub. Date: 04/18/2008

Publisher: Wiley

As today's valued examples of modern architecture age to the point that preservation is called for, the methods and technology used in such preservation must be carefully considered so that the design integrity of the building is maintained. Written by the president of an organization committed to the documentation and preservation of modern architecture, this book

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Overview

As today's valued examples of modern architecture age to the point that preservation is called for, the methods and technology used in such preservation must be carefully considered so that the design integrity of the building is maintained. Written by the president of an organization committed to the documentation and preservation of modern architecture, this book outlines best practices for undertaking such efforts and addresses the latest technological advances in the field. Containing relevant case studies of preservation projects in the United States and in Europe, this is the only professional reference for architects dedicated specifically to the subject of preserving modern architecture.

"Winner of the Association for Preservation Technology International 2008 Lee Nelson Book Award"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471662945
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART I

1. Preserving Modern Architecture: The Beginning

2. Philosophical Issues Affecting Preservation and Design

3. Evolving Preservation Philosophies and Standards

4. Preservation Issues for Modern Materials and Systems

5. Preserving Modern Architecture: What, Why, Where and How

6. Investigation and Assessment of Modern Buildings and Structures

PART II— Building Typologies: Case Studies

7. Pavilions

1. German Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain

2. Aluminaire

8. Residences

1. Single family

Villa Savoye, Poissy, France

Gropius House, Lincoln, MA

Farnsworth House, Plano, IL

2. Suburban Developments

Greenbelt, MD

Levittown, Long Island, NY

Mar Vista, Los Angeles, CA

3. Multi family

Chatham Towers, New York, NY

Peabody Terrace, Cambridge, MA

Hilliard Houses, Chicago, IL

9. Prefabrication

1. Cemesto

2. Lustron

10. Schools

1. Open Air School, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2. Crow Island, Winnetka, Illinois, USA

3. Munkegård Elementary School, Søborg, Denmark

11. Performing Arts Centers

1. Royal National Theatre (London, England)

2. Lincoln Center, New York, NY

3. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

12. Hospitality

1. Caribe Hotel, Puerto Rico

2. Royal SAS (now the Radisson) Hotel, Copenhagen

13. Airport Terminals

1. TWA Terminal, New York, NY

2. Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia

14. Industrial buildings

1. Lingotto, Turin, Italy

2. Van Nelle, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

15. Exterior Cladding Materials—Glass and Stone

1. Glass

Department Store Schunck or "Glaspaleis", Heerlen, The Netherlands

Lever House -
New York, NY

2. Thin Stone Veneer

Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland

Amoco Building, Chicago, IL

16. Miscellaneous

1. Sanatorium Zonnestraal, Hilversum, The Netherlands

2. First Presbyterian Church -
Stamford, NY

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