Article: The Legacy of the 20th Century Architecture: Administrative Protection Versus Effective Safeguard
by Richard Klein, Revista CPC, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
"This article covers the French instruments for protecting the architectural and urban heritage, as well as its evolution. It will also cover the issues raised by the twentieth century architectural legacy. Subject to denaturing and destruction, the future of this legacy questions traditional values that usually serve as rationale for the recognition as a heritage site. The material and cultural knowledge about twentieth century architecture are presented as essential conditions to effectively safeguard it opposed to a usually ineffective administrative protection."
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