John Cluver

John Cluver practices archicture and historic preservation in Philadelphia, PA as a partner in the firm Voith & Mactavish Architects LLP.

Articles by John Cluver

The Ethics of Preservation

Just like our most revered religious practices, our best buildings are imbued with a deep sense of history and tradition.  Any historic building, however, needs to be periodically updated in order to remain useful and relevant, which leads to the fundamental question of how to do so in a manner that is both meaningful today and respectful of its past.