Preservation and compatible growth of a Twentieth Century Campus: The University of Florida
Tate, Susan (2002) Preservation and compatible growth of a Twentieth Century Campus: The University of Florida. In: Estrategias relativas al patrimonio cultural mundial. La salvaguarda en un mundo globalizado. Principios, practicas y perspectivas. 13th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium. Actas. Comité Nacional Español del ICOMOS, Madrid, pp. 59-63. [Book Section]
Abstract (in English)
In dramatic contrast to its opening in 1906 with two unfinished buildings and 102 students, the University of Florida entered the 21st century with a population of almost 70,000 students, faculty, and support personnel occupying over 900 buildings and 2,000 acres of land. Tracing its roots to a parent institution founded in 1853, the University of Florida will celebrate its sesquicentennial in 2003. While the history of the University has been well recorded, the unique architectural evolution of the campus and its preservation has not been documented. This paper seeks to bridge that gap and suggest documentation that might better insure the ongoing preservation and compatible growth of the University of Florida.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Keywords:||university; university campus; architecture; preservation; 20th Century|
|Subjects:||E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
C.ARCHITECTURE > 03. Styles of architecture
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 11. Legal protection and Administration
|Name of monument, town, site, museum:||University of Florida, USA|
|ICOMOS Special Collection:||Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)|
|ICOMOS Special Collection Volume:||2002, 13th|
|Depositing User:||Jose Garcia|
|Date Deposited:||20 Dec 2010 18:11|
|Last Modified:||13 Jan 2011 19:16|
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