Edited by Erica Avrami, Susan Macdonald, Randall Mason, and David Myers
Over the last fifty years, conservation professionals have confronted increasingly complex political, economic, and cultural dynamics. This volume, with contributions by leading international practitioners and scholars, reviews how values-based methods have come to influence conservation, takes stock of emerging approaches to values in heritage practice and policy, identifies common challenges and related spheres of knowledge, and proposes specific areas in which the development of new approaches and future research may help advance the field.
This open-access catalogue is available for free online and in multiple formats for download, including PDF, MOBI/Kindle, and EPUB.For readers who wish to have a bound reference copy, this paperback edition has been made available for sale.
Erica Avrami is James Marston Fitch Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University. Susan Macdonald leads the Buildings and Sites Department at the Getty Conservation Institute. Randall Mason is chair of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. David Myers is senior project specialist at the Getty Conservation Institute.
“Featuring distinguished authors steeped in the theory and practice of heritage conservation, this book effectively captures the 21st century shift in notions of heritage value. A timely discussion of theoretical frameworks and practical approaches to values-based decision-making, this Getty publication will appeal to scholars and heritage professionals as well as to students, policy makers and local authorities in search of guidance for understanding and managing significant places in their communities.”
—Christina Cameron,Université de Montréal
7 x 10 inches
78 color illustrations
Imprint: Getty Conservation Institute