Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 156 new and published books in the subject of Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Consuming Architecture

    On the occupation, appropriation and interpretation of buildings

    Edited by Daniel Maudlin, Marcel Vellinga

    Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed after they have been produced, focusing in particular on processes of occupation,...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Housing Defects

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath, Nigel Dann

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Estates Gazette

  3. Staircases

    History, Repair and Conservation

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and Cultural Heritage

    A Race against Time

    By Peter F. Smith

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Building Surveys

    8th Edition

    By Peter Glover

    Building Surveys has been a trusted guide for both students and professionals for over 30 years, evolving throughout its eight editions to address the challenges and responsibilities of the building surveying role. It covers everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation

    Antiquity to Modernity

    By Miles Glendinning

    In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared belief come about, and is its continued general acceptance inevitable...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  8. International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past

    By Zeynep Aygen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Building Limes in Conservation

    Edited by Ian Brocklebank

    Conservation practitioners have long recognized the importance of using limes in repairing historic buildings. But research into the application of limes over the past twenty years has revealed that many of our assumptions about how limes were used historically may well be over-simplistic or even...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Structural Design in Building Conservation

    By Dimitris Theodossopoulos

    No building is properly conserved if it is not structurally sound. Consequently architects, engineers and conservation officers need an adequate grounding in the technology, the materials and the historic origins of the building in order to complete a conservation project successfully. Structural...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge