Cultural Landscapes: Balancing Nature and Heritage in by Richard Longstreth, Susan Calafate Boyle, Susan Buggey,

By Richard Longstreth, Susan Calafate Boyle, Susan Buggey, Michael Caratzas, Courtney P. Fint, Heidi Hohmann, Hillary Jenks, Randall Mason

Protection has generally fascinated about saving admired constructions of historic or architectural importance. maintaining cultural landscapes-the mixed cloth of the ordinary and man-made environments-is a comparatively new and infrequently misunderstood thought between preservationists, however it is of accelerating significance. The essays gathered during this volume-case experiences that come with the Little Tokyo local in la, the pass Bronx limited-access highway, and a rural island in Puget Sound-underscore how this method might be fruitfully utilized. jointly, they clarify cultural panorama viewpoint may be an important underpinning for all old renovation tasks.   members: Susan Calafate Boyle, nationwide Park provider; Susan Buggey, U of Montreal; Michael Caratzas, Landmarks maintenance fee (NYC); Courtney P. Fint, West Virginia historical maintenance place of work; Heidi Hohmann, Iowa nation U; Hillary Jenks, USC; Randall Mason, U Penn; Robert Z. Melnick, U of Oregon; Nora Mitchell, nationwide Park provider; Julie Riesenweber, U of Kentucky; Nancy Rottle, U of Washington; Bonnie Stepenoff, Southeast Missouri nation U.   Richard Longstreth is professor of yankee civilization and director of the graduate application in old upkeep at George Washington collage.

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2 This work was in part motivated by its author’s dissatisfaction with the environmental determinism then popular among colleagues. While Sauer agreed with many of them that geography’s central questions revolved around the relationships between human beings and their environments, he thought people had as great an effect on the physical environment as it had upon them. ” He defined landscape as “an area made up of a distinct association of forms, both physical and cultural,” while the cultural landscape was something “fashioned from a natural landscape by a culture group.

Alanen and Melnick, Preserving Cultural Landscapes, 16. 29. “How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation,” National Register Bulletin 15 (1991): 2. 30. Catherine Howett, “Integrity as a Value in Cultural Landscape Preservation,” in Preserving Cultural Landscapes, ed. Alanen and Melnick, 188. 31. Catherine Bishir, “Yuppies, Bubbas, and the Politics of Culture,” in Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, III, ed. Thomas Carter and Bernard L. Herman (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1989), 8.

Dell Upton summarizes this body of research in “Outside the Academy: A Century of Vernacular Architecture Studies, 1890–1990,” in The Architectural Historian in America, ed. : University Press of New England, 1990), 199–213. 11. Groth and Wilson, “The Polyphony of Cultural Landscape Study,” 14. 12. James Duncan, “The Superorganic in American Cultural Geography,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 70 (June 1980): 181–91. 13. Denis E. Cosgrove, Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape, 2nd ed.

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