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Thomas H. Beeby and Paul Goldberger at Getty Symposium - May 21, 2013

by Anne Bird | Mar 05, 2013
Minding the Gap: The Role of Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment
A One-Day Symposium - May 21, 2013, 9:00 am–8:30 pm
Harold M. Williams Auditorium - The Getty Center, Los Angeles

Heritage conservation is about managing change—and nowhere is this more contentious than in the historic urban environment. How do today's architects insert new buildings in cherished historic urban areas in a way that respects, reveals, and celebrates their special character while potentially creating the heritage of tomorrow?

This one-day public symposium will explore the role of contemporary architecture in the historic urban environment. A group of international architects and urban planners—including Richard Meier, Denise Scott Brown, Thomas H. Beeby, and Richard Rogers—will present their own work, illustrating a range of approaches to this challenge. The symposium will conclude with an evening panel discussion moderated by architectural critic Paul Goldberger.

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