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HP 521 - History and Philosophy of Historic Preservation


Prerequisites: None
Major: MS Preservation Practices
Delivery: Lecture
Historical overview of the variety of philosophical approaches present in the preservation movement from Ruskin to the latest Charters. Explores changes in the values and ethics of preservation and urban conservation to set the framework for judgements and choices that may be made in building projects. Topics include issues related to tradition and innovation and various types of historic preservation such as “living” museums and private restoration, reconstructing and adaptive use, conservation and heritage tourism.

3 credits
Fall



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