Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Layers of Understanding

    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
    Routledge

  • McKay's Building Construction

    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
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Working Platforms for Tracked Plant

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

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

    Paperback – 2004-05-28
    IHS BRE Press

  • Old House Care and Repair

    By Janet Collings

    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,…

    Paperback – 2004-05-01
    Routledge

  • Stone Decay

    Its Causes and Controls

    Edited by B.J. Smith, A. Turkington

    This volume offers valuable insights into the nature of decay processes and the factors that control them. It presents several studies on the impact of pollution on stonework in urban environments. Important methodological contributions cover: the mapping of facades to explain rates of decay…

    Hardback – 2004-03-25
    Routledge

  • The Weathering of Natural Building Stones

    By R.J. Schaffer

    First published in 1932, this study provides a general account of the factors which cause decay of building stones and a summary of the best methods to reduce the incidence of decay.…

    Hardback – 2004-03-20
    Routledge

  • Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings

    By Peter Swallow, Sophie Jackson, Jonathan Godfrey, Ross Dallas, Andrew Westman, David Watt

    Now in its second edition, this book provides a practical guide to measured building surveys with special emphasis on recording the fabric of historic buildings. It includes two new chapters dealing with modern survey practice using instruments and photographic techniques, as well as a chapter…

    Hardback – 2004-01-20
    Routledge

  • Rivington's Building Construction

    By Percy Major Smith

    When this series first appeared in 1875 it was considered the best textbook on the subject, as it provided comprehensive coverage of all aspects of building construction work. This new reprint of the revised 1904 edition, in three volumes, contains over 1,350 pages of text and useful line drawings.…

    Hardback – 2004-01-20
    Routledge

  • Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States

    Edited by Max Page, Randall Mason

    In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how…

    Paperback – 2003-12-05
    Routledge

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