The Twentieth-Century Historic Thematic Framework
Susan Marsden and Peter Spearritt
With contributions from Leo Schmidt, Sheridan Burke, Gail Ostergren, Jeff Cody, and Chandler McCoy
This new publication promotes broad thinking about the historical processes that have contributed to the twentieth-century built environment worldwide. It identifies and analyzes the principal social, technological, political, and economic drivers that have shaped the buildings, cities, industries, and landscapes of the twentieth century, emphasizing global forces, trends, and phenomena.
This FREE publication can be used to survey and assess places within the context of the twentieth century and to conduct comparative analyses of places. It can be utilized and adapted by anyone involved in heritage conservation around the world.
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Banner image: National Parliament House (Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban), 1962–82, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Rossi 101 CC BY-SA 3.0
A Global Survey on Education and Training for the Conservation of Twentieth-Century Built Heritage
DOCOMOMO International and the Getty Conservation Institute collaborated to assess the status of education and training on twentieth-century built heritage conservation worldwide. In this report, we share the methodology and the findings of this survey with the goal of helping other organizations, academic institutions, and professionals involved in teaching heritage conservation develop an understanding of available resources and existing gaps in the field.
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