Architecture: Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation

  • Human Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Human Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation

    Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

    Edited by Jeremy C. Wells, Barry Stiefel

    Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation addresses the question of how a human-centered conservation approach can and should change practice. For the most part, there are few answers to this question because professionals in the heritage conservation field do not use social science…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks: Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past book cover

    Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions book cover

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Sustainable Heritage: Merging Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation book cover

    Sustainable Heritage

    Merging Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation

    By Amalia Leifeste, Barry L. Stiefel

    This book brings together ecological-conservation theory and heritage-preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples, Sustainable Heritage reframes the history of multiple movements within preservation and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites book cover

    Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Celia Clark

    Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites is the first book to analyze a profound land use change happening all over the world: the search for sustainable futures for property formerly dedicated to national defense now becoming redundant, disposed of and redeveloped. The new military…

    Paperback – 2018-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Testing of Concrete in Structures: Fourth Edition book cover

    Testing of Concrete in Structures

    Fourth Edition

    By John H. Bungey, Michael G. Grantham

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures, Testing of Concrete in Structures discusses both established techniques and new methods, showing potential for future development, and documenting them with illustrative examples. Topics have been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain book cover

    Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico: Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation book cover

    The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico

    Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation

    By Arleen Pabón-Charneco

    As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabón-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments that have taken place over the last five centuries, transforming the site from a small Caribbean enclave to a sprawling modern capital. As the oldest European…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism: A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking book cover

    Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen book cover

    Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites: Changing Histories and Landscapes book cover

    Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

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