The Symbolic-Aesthetic Dimension of Industrial Architecture as a Method of Classification and Evaluation: the Example of Bridge Structures in the Czech Republic

L. Popelová

Abstract


This paper deals with the symbolic-aesthetic dimension of industrial and technical structures as a possible category for classifying and evaluating such structures. This category should play an important role in assessing the value of industrial and technical structures so that they are thoroughly and properly assessed as a part of our cultural heritage. This paper was presented at the XIII International TICCIH Congress in Terni in 2006. 

Keywords


symbolic-aesthetic demands; industrial archeology; industrial heritage; conservation

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ISSN 1210-2709 (Print)
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