Preservationist

(redirected from preservationists)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Preservationist

A person or professional who aspires to, agrees with, and takes action to preserve the natural and built environment.
References in periodicals archive ?
Voting patterns on the Report show more unity than is suggested by the belligerence of extreme preservationists and reformists.
General agreements on policy aims have been reached by conservationists and preservationists, but consensus has tended to deteriorate when specific plans of action are set in motion.
Buyers and preservationists typically allow the Coast Guard access to the lighthouses so it can maintain the lights, all of which are automated.
The issue raises some interesting questions about the rights of property owners versus the desires of preservationists to impose their ideas of what should be designated as historic, such designation, of course, coming as a liability, as it comes without compensating the owners for what the preservationist wish them to not do.
Preservationists at the museum noted that the book had 12 different types of paper in it and 10 different types of ink.
The proposal faced some opposition from preservationists who have argued that there are around 90 properties in the mostly-dilapidated area that may have historic value and would need further review.
in Los Angeles is the Cinerama Dome, a storied movie house which has been around since 1963, due in large part to preservationists and fans who treasure its unique dome, and giant curved screen which was originally meant to display films with a three-projector set up which allowed for unusually wide panoramic views.
According to the Portsmouth Herald, lawsuits, preservationists and land-use boards all played a role in delaying the project, which will turn the one-time landmark into four units of upscale waterfront condominiums.
The meeting was attended by the conservationists--boaters and fishermen--one representative from a local tackle retailer, and the preservationists who essentially want the entire park to be a no-take zone.
In this generously illustrated book, heritage preservationist Kaufman lays out his vision of the preservation field, especially in terms of where the next generation of preservationists can take it.
But preservationists don't buy the argument, saying they'd rather keep the Century Plaza as it is now.