Chapter 1. Conservation: Background

  1. Dennis Rodwell

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759547.ch1

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities

How to Cite

Rodwell, D. (2007) Conservation: Background, in Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470759547.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126564

Online ISBN: 9780470759547

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Keywords:

  • conservation;
  • history;
  • antiquity;
  • visual qualities;
  • movement

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Architectural conservation: beginnings and evolution

  • Turning points in the history of architectural conservation: eighteenth to twentieth centuries

  • The language of architectural conservation

  • Conservation charters

  • Key charters and their contexts

  • Urban conservation: museological beginnings

  • Townscape: the concept

  • Chapter 1: digest