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Time matter(s) : invention and re-imagination in built conservation : the unfinished drawing and building of St. Peter's, the Vatican
Federica Goffi.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA5620 .S9 G64 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 9781409443018 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1409443019 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781409443025 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9781472401236 (epub)
  • ISBN: 1409443027 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9781409443025 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1472401239 (epub)
  • ISBN: 9781472401236 (epub)
  • OCLC Number: 819741711
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Prologue. Notes on the ontology of remaking mnemic buildings -- Day 1. Introduction to a micro-historical study of the renovation of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican (1506-1626) -- Day 2. Architecture's twinned body: building and drawing -- Day 3. 'Hallowed configuration'. The mediating role of architectural representation in built conservation -- Day 4. Stratigraphic drawings and the drawings of members. Assembling the exquisite corpse -- Day 5. Restoring the corporate body. Heteroglossia versus unity of style -- Day 6. Framing the icon. Skin-deep conservation versus the imagination of built conservation -- Day 7. Time matter(s). The sempiternal nature of built conservation -- Conclusion. The role of ambiguity and the unfinished in defining built conservation.