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Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice (Second Edition)

 
 
 
 
Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice (Second Edition)
Author: Norman Tyler - Ted J. Ligibel Ph. D. - Ilene R. Ty
ISBN 13: 9780393732733
ISBN 10: 393732738
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2009-02-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 375
List Price: $35.00
 
 

Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability.

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In non-technical language, architect Tyler (historic preservation, Eastern Michigan U.) explains the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, establishing a historical district, sensitive architectural design and planning, technology, and economics. He illustrates many of the terms in the glossary, but does not indicate how to pronounce them. The 1994 edition was titled . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)