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Traditional Rebuilding in Germany after the Second World War

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The German-initiated Second World War left the centres of the majority of German cities largely or all but entirely destroyed. What was to be done with them? Take the destruction as an opportunity or even as manifest destiny and build new...

Conclusions: Frictions, Gaps and Blockages

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

Book chapter

...Domestic Frictions: Between Duty And Desire This book argues for the need to examine the messiness, ambiguity and frictions of everyday domestic practices in order to understand more fully the complex...

Dutch Reconstructed Monuments in Review

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Built heritage has had a peculiar position in the Netherlands in comparison to other European countries. Until 1961 a legal framework for statutory protection was lacking but, from 1918, a State Committee and a State Office has been...

Reconstruction of Historic Monuments in Poland after the Second World War – the Case of Warsaw

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction There is a long list of towns and cities in Europe that were damaged or virtually destroyed during the Second World War. While many were destroyed more or less by accident and chance, the situation for Polish towns, especially...

Post-conflict Urban Reconstruction of Bazaars in Gjakova and Peja, Kosovo

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction Kosovo is the youngest European country, originating from former Yugoslavia following armed conflict in 1999 and a declaration of independence on 17 February 2008. Located in South-East Europe, this land-locked zone of 10,908...

“Un Bel Atelier Moderne:” The Montparnasse Artist at Home

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In 1925, an article about studio-houses in the rue Cassini, Montparnasse, concluded: “We hear that there are charming things inside, but respectful of the privacy of these ‘homes’ of artists, we have not spoken of them” (...

Post-Disaster Reconstruction in the United States: A Review of the Role of ‘Authenticity’ in Historic Preservation Policies and Practices

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A review of the role of ‘authenticity’ as a key term in historic preservation practices in post-disaster reconstruction in the United States suggests that, while international charters and conventions influence policy and guidelines...

Beyond Good Design: A Period of Transformation, 1960–1974

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In a confidential letter to Lord Snowdon in 1962, Paul Reilly advised him on his new appointment as member of the Council of Industrial Design. Since part of the job involved engaging with street furniture, Reilly considered it wise to warn...
...On 28 September 1930, the Italian fascist regime launched its very first annual Festa dell’Uva (Grape Festival), a large nationwide campaign that required citizens to celebrate the Italian fruit and to augment the consumption of grapes....

Historic Buildings Preservation and Public Opinion in England

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter examines the impact of public opinion on UK policy towards historic buildings and places during periods of major – and to many, catastrophic – change during peacetime, particularly systematic ‘slum clearance’ (in the 1960s...