Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Century

    Theory, Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lindsay Asquith, Marcel Vellinga

    The issues surrounding the function and meaning of vernacular architecture in the twenty-first century are complex and extensive. Taking a distinctively rigorous theoretical approach, this book considers these issues from a number of perspectives, broadening current debate to a wider…

    Paperback – 2005-12-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Cements, Limes and Plasters

    Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Edwin Eckel's exceptionally detailed volume, published in 1928, presents a wealth of information drawing on his own research as well as the work of all the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It captures the fascinating development of building materials from…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01

  • Cleaning Techniques in Conservation Practice

    A Special Issue of the Journal of Architectural Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman R. Weiss, Kyle C. Normandin, Deborah Slaton

    This book is being simultaneously published as a special issue of the Journal of Architectural Conservation, and presents the very latest research and developments in the cleaning of buildings, sculpture and monuments. It covers both wet and dry micro abrasive systems, other types of abrasives,…

    Paperback – 2005-11-01

  • Earth Building

    Methods and Materials, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Keefe

    Buildings with load-bearing earth walls were once widespread throughout Britain and many thousands still survive, including some dating from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Earth is the ultimate form of ‘green’ building construction, creating no environmental pollutions and consuming…

    Paperback – 2005-08-04

  • John Fowler: The Invention of the Country-House Style

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hughes

    The eminent interior designer, John Fowler, was responsible for transforming some of Britain's most important historic interiors. The 'Fowler style' was tacitly accepted as the correct style for the decoration of a period interior, despite the fact that this appearance of understated elegance and…

    Hardback – 2005-07-01

  • Structural Appraisal of Traditional Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Robson

    Structural appraisal is important to professionals concerned with the repair, maintenance or refurbishment of traditional buildings. It involves recognizing and establishing the cause of any structural damage and, if the damage is still active predicting its course. Such knowledge forms the basis…

    Hardback – 2005-07-01

  • Layers of Understanding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hughes

    These are the proceedings of an English Heritage national seminar which was organised to address growing concerns about the variable quality of architectural paint research currently being carried out. The book describes and explains its role in understanding and managing historic buildings. The…

    Paperback – 2005-05-26

  • McKay's Building Construction

    1st Edition

    By William Barr McKay

    McKay offers conservation practitioners an essential understanding of the traditional forms of construction, covering the use of masonry and brickwork, carpentry and joinery, slating, plumbing and drainage. The book includes: the author's extensive, highly detailed drawings to illustrate the text;…

    Hardback – 2004-12-30

  • Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions - 2 Volume Set

    Possibilities of Numerical and Experimental Techniques - Proceedings of the IVth Int. Seminar on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, 10-13 November 2004, Padova, Italy, 1st Edition

    By Claudio Modena, P.B. Lourenço, P. Roca

    Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions contains about 160 papers that were presented at the IV International Seminar on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions that was held from 10 to 13 November, 2004 in Padova Italy. Following publications of previous seminars that were…

    Hardback – 2004-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Building Construction Drawing

    A Class-book for the Elementary Student and Artisan, 1st Edition

    By Richard B Eaton

    Owners of old houses are often baffled by the confusing advice they receive from their builders, architects or surveyors who may be more familiar with repairing modern buildings than dealing with the issues associated with traditional houses. Old houses generally require a different approach, one,…

    Hardback – 2004-09-01

  • Structural Aspects of Building Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Poul Beckmann, Robert Bowles

    This practical guide to the assessment and repair of historic buildings is invaluable for structural engineers, architects, surveyors and builders working in all aspects of building conservation. Taking a practical step-by-step approach, the authors discuss the appraisal of buildings and the…

    Paperback – 2004-06-26

  • Working Platforms for Tracked Plant

    Good Practice Guide to the Design, Installation, Maintenance and Repair of Ground-supported Working Platforms (BR 470), 1st Edition

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-05-28
    IHS BRE Press

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