Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ruins

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture, from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument and a…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evgeny Khodakovsky, Siri Skjold Lexau

    Norway and Russia have been closely related through the ages, both geographically and historically, and have experienced similar problems relating to climate, building maintenance and national wooden architecture. As a result, the parallel study of architectural conservation and restoration…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Rescue and reuse

    Communities, heritage and architecture, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morrison, Merlin Waterson

    Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mehr Azar Soheil

    The aim of this book is to explore the significance of the concept of ‘monument’ in the context of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), with particular reference to the Royal Ensemble of Persepolis, founded by Darius I and built together with his son Xerxes. While Persepolis was built as an ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation

    Theory and Evidence-Based Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy C. Wells, Barry L. Stiefel

    Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation addresses the question of how a human-centred 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 – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Testing of Concrete in Structures

    Fourth Edition, 4th 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 – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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