Chapter 8. Conserving Buildings of the Modern Movement

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. John Winter

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch8

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Winter, J. (2007) Conserving Buildings of the Modern Movement, in Understanding Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111720

Online ISBN: 9780470691823

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Keywords:

  • building conservation;
  • British buildings;
  • modernism;
  • British climate;
  • modern movement buildings

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Utopia

  • How is the Modern Movement Different?

  • Why do People Consult Architects?

  • Poor Fit

  • The Need for More Space

  • Bad Detailing

  • Kitchens and Bathrooms

  • Poor Energy Performance

  • Colour

  • Conclusion

  • Endnotes