Publication: The Legacy of 20th century Architecture - Administrative Protection versus Effective Safeguard by Richard Klein
Centro de Preservação Cultural, Universidade de São Paulo, 2016
This article, by Richard Klein, is featured in a special edition of Revista CPC (no. 21), published by the Centro de Preservação Cultural, of the University of São Paulo (USP)
Firstly, this article covers the French instruments for the protection of architectural and urban heritage as well as its evolution, and secondly, the issues raised by the architectural legacy of the twentieth century.
“Subject to denaturing and destruction, the future of this heritage questions the traditional values that usually serve as rationale for the recognition as a heritage site. The material and cultural knowledge of twentieth century architecture are presented here as essential conditions to its effective safeguarding, in opposition to an often ineffective administrative protection.”
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