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Author Benson, Virginia O.

Title Historic preservation for professionals / Virginia O. Benson and Richard Klein
Published Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. The transforming power of historic preservation -- 2. Advancing historic preservation in the United States -- 3. Historic preservation: its legislative framework -- 4. U.S. Architectural styles: a critical anaylsis -- 5. The nonprofit role in historic preservation -- 6. The public-sector role in historic preservation -- 7. The private-sector role in historic preservation -- 8. Preserve American culture -- 9. The future of historic preservation: trends and careers
Summary A broad-based approach to preservationAfter completing an extensive survey of preservation programs throughout the United States, authors Virginia O. Benson and Richard Klein saw the need for this comprehensive approach to historic preservation, examining where it has been and where it is going, anticipating that historic preservation must encourage collaborative projects among planning, design, and development professionals. This text focuses on complex economic, political, and social realities facing the profession today. Specifically, Historic Preservation for Professionals provides an in-depth historic analysis of the profession, a summary of legal issues, an architectural synopsis, a discussion of career opportunities in the public and private sectors, and examples of innovative nonprofit leadership and preservation trends. Design professionals--architecture, interior, and landscape--and those interested in urban design and urban studies, real estate development, and nonprofit management will find Historic Preservation for Professionals a valuable addition to the fields of architecture, urban design, and preservation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-230) and index
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Subject Historic preservation -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Klein, Richard, 1949-
ISBN 1631010263 (electronic bk.)
1631010271 (e-book)
9781631010262 (electronic bk.)
9781631010279 (e-book)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)