Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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)

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Conservation and Planning

    Changing Values in Policy and Practice

    By Edward Hobson

    Conserving historic buildings continues to excite and inflame opinion. The means of protecting such buildings and areas are well established but frequently suffer a lack of wider understanding. Conservation and Planning takes a detailed look at the way these processes have evolved and their use…

    Paperback – 2003-10-30

  • Eco-Refurbishment

    By Peter Smith

    This clear and accessible guide provides a comprehensive outline on how to convert your house into a more 'green' home. Buildings are the greates energy wasters and for those of us concerned about the environment, and household bills, this book presents the key design changes that we can implement…

    Paperback – 2003-10-07

  • Conservation of Historic Buildings and Their Contents

    Addressing the Conflicts

    By David Watt, Belinda Colston

    The conference entitled 'Where Conservation Meets Conservation', held at De Montfort University, Leicester on 9 September 2002 provided the opportunity to explore the interface between historic buildings and their contents by recognizing the interrelationships between architectural and object…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25

  • Hydraulic Lime Mortar for Stone, Brick and Block Masonry

    A Best Practice Guide

    By Geoffrey Allen

    This best practice guide to using hydraulic lime mortar is the result of a research project by the UK Limes team which studied the performance application and classification of hydraulic limes for the construction industry. It will prove invaluable for all building practitioners, contractors and…

    Paperback – 2003-09-25

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