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Preservationist

A person or professional who aspires to, agrees with, and takes action to preserve the natural and built environment.
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Voting patterns on the Report show more unity than is suggested by the belligerence of extreme preservationists and reformists.
While the interpretive frameworks of conservationists and preservationists conflict over the value of nature, Bannon argues they share a common flaw in that they are rooted in a modern dualistic conception of nature that dates back to Descartes and which correlates nature with unintelligent matter, setting it up as an independent 'sphere apart' (p.
While at least some green buildings make a deliberate point of using recycled materials, historic preservationists remain wary of bulldozers.
But plans by the college to add two new structures to the property and to renovate the carriage house and a barn have aroused the ire of area preservationists who charge that any changes to the estate would be in violation of a historic and scene easements put in place by the Smithsonian Institute, a previous owner.
But let's not adopt this notion of the dark side of preservationists, and these [older buildings] become the design parameters and we never move beyond them.
In the mid-1990s she and other preservationists worked to thwart Walt Disney plans to build an American history theme park, housing, shops, and hotels on 3,000 acres about four miles from the battlefield.
This is partly because bluenose historic preservationists wish to preserve the Mall in amber, partly because Congress's interest in it is limited to appeasing whichever ominous-looking interest group happens to be demanding public tribute.
Some will be paid to take land out of production and others to keep land in production -- in an effort to buy off both environmentalists and farm preservationists.
Scholarly dance anthropologists sat with modern presenters of commercial performances; historical preservationists tangled with high-tech digitizers; kinesiologists explained increased turnout and dancers turned out for floor barre; independent dance school teachers partnered with public K-12 teachers to find common advantages, and university programmers listened to what was needed to better equip dance teachers to teach dancing; and experts talked about censorship, Judson Dance Theater, Navajo healing, etcetera, etcetera.
The debate between utilitarians -- advocates of sustainable use -- and preservationists has divided the conservation world for decades.
By evoking the nostalgic image of the harmonious city, preservationists are
In their view, preservationists are imbued with the same basic mind,set as the industrial mainstream, the only difference being that the latter exalts humans over nature while the former elevate nature over humans.