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Counterpreservation as a Concept

Daniela Sandler

in Counterpreservation: Architectural Decay in Berlin Since 1989

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703164
eISBN:
9781501706271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703164.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter is a conceptual discussion of counterpreservation. It defines the term in more detail and explores its connections with relevant theoretical and critical works. The word ... More


City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Alison Bick Hirsch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the 20th-century. Though he is most widely known for the FDR Memorial in Washington DC and the Sea Ranch in ... More


The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Yue Zhang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The practice of urban preservation has become increasingly controversial in modern cities. In some places, historic monuments dismantled decades ago are rebuilt in exactly the same fashion, whereas ... More


The Logic of Political Fragmentation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter presents the main theoretical framework of the book. After defining the concept of political fragmentation, the chapter identifies three major types of political fragmentation (i.e., ... More


Beijing: Bureaucratic Anarchy and Symbolic Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines how local officials’ purposes of pursuing urban growth and enhancing the global image of Beijing are filtered through the structure of functional fragmentation, thus generated a ... More


Chicago: Aldermanic Fiefdoms and Mosaic Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter demonstrates that, while urban preservation in Chicago has become a tool to increase property value and promote community revitalization, the territorial fragmentation along ward ... More


Paris: Intergovernmental Competition and Joint Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter shows that, whereas urban preservation in Paris had long been a privilege of the state, the municipal government has begun to claim more autonomy over its urban territory and attempted ... More


Political Boundaries and Beyond

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion synthesizes the results of the book and describes the implications of the study for urban preservation, social justice, and broader urban changes. It examines the explanatory power of ... More


Scoring the Participatory City

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The Introduction presents the argument and situates the Halprins within the social, environmental and artistic context of the 1960s and 1970s.


The Creative Origins of Larry and Anna Halprin

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter One presents a selective biography of Halprin, critically assessing early life and career experiences that influenced the development of his creative process.


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