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Title Context : new buildings in historic settings / edited by John Warren, John Worthington, Sue Taylor
Published Oxford ; Boston : Architectural Press, 1998


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Description vi, 184 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: managing and moderating change / John Worthington -- Sect. 1. Setting the scene. The historic context: principles and philosophies / John Warren. Modern architecture's place in the city: divergent approaches to the historical core / Dennis Sharp. Tradition: the driving force of urban identity / Robert Adam -- Sect. 2. The institutional and public perception. Organizations, charters and world movements - an overview / Jukka Jokilehto. The national interest / Paul Velluet. Historicism and the public perception / Les Sparks. The planner's perspective: a view from the front / Mansell Jagger. Assessing quality: the pertinent criteria for designing buildings in historic settings / Sherban Cantacuzino. Examples of good practice, 1961-98 / Paul Velluet -- Sect. 3. Inside the mind of the designer. From Bauhaus to Boilerhouse / John Wells-Thorpe. Contributing to historic settings without kow-towing / Edward Cullinan
Defining the cultural context of historic buildings / Richard MacCormac. The essential elements in developing new designs for historic settings / Spencer de Grey. Pulling teeth and filling cavities! / John Lyall. A Continental perspective: The second chamber of the Netherlands parliament, de Tweede Kamer, The Hague / Pi de Bruijn. Postscript: conservation through development / John Worthington
Summary The constraints, opportunities and responses to the problem of siting new buildings in old established locations are discussed in this timely study that is published to provide a forum for debate amongst professionals working in the field
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture and history.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
City planning.
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration.
Author Taylor, Sue, 1950-
Warren, John, 1935-
Worthington, John, 1938-
LC no. 98223556
ISBN 0750637382
Other Titles New buildings in historic settings