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Preservation of Modern Architecture / Edition 1

Preservation of Modern Architecture / Edition 1

by Theodore H. M. Prudon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471662945
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/18/2008
Pages: 976
Product dimensions: 8.85(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.62(d)

About the Author

THEODORE H. M. PRUDON, PhD, FAIA, a leading expert on thepreservation of modern architecture, was educated at the Universityof Delft, Netherlands, and Columbia University where he receivedhis doctorate. He is a partner of Prudon & Partners, based inNew York City, and teaches preservation at Columbia University'sGraduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Prudonis the President of DOCOMOMO US and a board member of DOCOMOMOInternational. DOCOMOMO is dedicated to the study of significantworks of Modern Movement architecture, landscape design, and urbanplanning around the world.

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Table of Contents


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 andStructures

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, TheNetherlands

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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