Maciej Warchoł
Between authenticity and imitation. The problem of reconstruction of the historical carpenter constructions

    In the article the author tried to magnify the problematics of reconstructions of historical carpentry constructions in the monumental objects, which have appeared together with the development of European restoration in the beginning of 20th century. First it was connected with the trend of historical restoration and then with the reconstructions monuments destroyed during two world wars and in the consequence of fire or other disasters. The author signaled also appearance, in the recent years, of the examples of activities called reconstructions of the ancient carpentry constructions which don’t have anything in common with the reconstructions in the conservatory understanding and lead to the liquidation of the authentic constructions and their replacement by the imitations with no antique value.

Key words: reconstructions, carpentry constructions, carpentry, roof trusses

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