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Gardens & landscapes in historic building conservation

by Marion Harney | 13 June 2014
Category: Architecture
Synopsis
This comprehensive guide on historic garden and landscapeconservation will help landscape professionals familiarisethemselves with what the conservation of historic gardens, gardenstructures and designed landscapes encompasses. The aim of the series is to introduce each aspect ofconservation and to provide concise, basic and up-to-date knowledgewithin five volumes, sufficient for the professional to appreciatethe subject better and to know where to seek further help. Gardens & Landscapes in Historic BuildingConservation is an essential guide for everyone with aninterest in the conservation of historic gardens and designedlandscapes worldwide. The latest assessment of the origins, scopeand impact of gardens and designed landscapes is vitalreading. Covering history and theory, survey and assessment,conservation and management and the legislative framework the bookconsiders all aspects of garden and landscape conservation andrelated issues. It explores the challenge of conserving theseimportant sites and surviving physical remains and a conservationmovement which must understand, protect and interpret thoseremains. This book demonstrates how the discipline of the history andconservation of gardens and landscapes has matured in recentdecades, recognising the increased participation of professionalcontract and curatorial managers in the management of these sitesand in conserving and interpreting landscapes. Drawing on a wide range of sources, combining academic andprofessional perspectives, the book provides information and advicerelevant to all involved in trying to preserve one ofEngland's greatest cultural contributions and legacy forfuture generations to enjoy. With chapters by all the leadingplayers in the field and illustrated by copious examples this givesessential guidance to the management and conservation of historicgardens and designed landscapes.
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Synopsis
This comprehensive guide on historic garden and landscapeconservation will help landscape professionals familiarisethemselves with what the conservation of historic gardens, gardenstructures and designed landscapes encompasses. The aim of the series is to introduce each aspect ofconservation and to provide concise, basic and up-to-date knowledgewithin five volumes, sufficient for the professional to appreciatethe subject better and to know where to seek further help. Gardens & Landscapes in Historic BuildingConservation is an essential guide for everyone with aninterest in the conservation of historic gardens and designedlandscapes worldwide. The latest assessment of the origins, scopeand impact of gardens and designed landscapes is vitalreading. Covering history and theory, survey and assessment,conservation and management and the legislative framework the bookconsiders all aspects of garden and landscape conservation andrelated issues. It explores the challenge of conserving theseimportant sites and surviving physical remains and a conservationmovement which must understand, protect and interpret thoseremains. This book demonstrates how the discipline of the history andconservation of gardens and landscapes has matured in recentdecades, recognising the increased participation of professionalcontract and curatorial managers in the management of these sitesand in conserving and interpreting landscapes. Drawing on a wide range of sources, combining academic andprofessional perspectives, the book provides information and advicerelevant to all involved in trying to preserve one ofEngland's greatest cultural contributions and legacy forfuture generations to enjoy. With chapters by all the leadingplayers in the field and illustrated by copious examples this givesessential guidance to the management and conservation of historicgardens and designed landscapes.
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€91.00
273 Reward Points
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ISBN - 9781118508145
Format -
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Published - 13/06/2014
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Architecture
No. of Pages - 480
Weight - 1188
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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