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  • Conservation and Interpretation

    Heritage of the North Sea Region

    By L.M. Green, Paul T. Bidwell

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2002-05-01
    Routledge

  • English Leadwork

    Its Art and History

    By Lawrence Weaver

    Lawrence Weaver's design reference work appeared in 1909, and is now available from Donhead in this re-printed facsimile edition. It describes and documents many examples of decorative leadwork, which being durable and attractive lends itself in its simplicity to a multitude of forms. Whilst…

    Hardback – 2002-05-01
    Routledge

  • Strategic Management of Built Facilities

    By Craig Langston, Rima Lauge-Kristensen

    The effective management of facilities can significantly improve business productivity. In this textbook the authors provide an overview of facility economics and outline the way in which businesses and facility managers can get better value from their physical assets.Students on facilities…

    Paperback – 2002-02-04
    Routledge

  • The Art of the Plasterer

    By George Bankart

    George Bankart first wrote The Art of the Plasterer in 1908. It was then re-issued, with amendments, a few years later. Now available from Donhead as a facsimile edition, this impressive, well illustrated volume offers an artistic interpretation of the way plaster was used in response to stylistic…

    Hardback – 2002-01-30
    Routledge

  • History of Architectural Conservation

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to…

    Paperback – 2002-01-29
    Routledge

  • Geology of Building Stones

    Edited by John Allen Howe

    John Allen Howe's book, The Geology of Building Stones, written in 1910, was the first major reference work to feature information on the considerable range of building stones which were being used in the UK and which were still being quarried at that time. This important and useful publication,…

    Hardback – 2001-09-10
    Routledge

  • House Decoration

    By Paul Hasluck

    Developments in the use of paint analysis techniques for researching the painted interiors and exteriors of our most prestigious historic buildings has been extremely important in helping to maintain the integrity of historic structures while they are being conserved. It has given a broader…

    Hardback – 2001-08-10
    Routledge

  • Masonry, Bricklaying and Plastering

    Edited by Robert Scott Burn

    Robert Scott Burn wrote this book in 1871 at a time of great developments in science, industry and exploration, and when materials for engineering and building were constantly being improved and replaced. It offers, therefore, a useful coverage of both traditional techniques and materials such as…

    Hardback – 2001-08-01
    Routledge

  • Monitoring and Assessment of Structures

    Edited by Graham Armer

    This book details the latest methods available for the in-service assessment of buildings and other structures. Written by a team of international experts, it provides detailed information and practical advice on key issues such as safety assessment and performance monitoring and evaluation. All…

    Hardback – 2001-07-19
    CRC Press

  • Practical Architecture: Brickwork, Mortars and Limes

    By CW Pasley

    Pasley's work was first written in 1826 as a course of architecture for his students at the Royal Engineer's School in Chatham. The original title of the book, "Outline of a Course of Practical Architecture" is therefore a little misleading to the modern reader as the course was primarily concerned…

    Hardback – 2001-05-01
    Routledge

  • Roof Slating and Tiling

    By Frank Bennett, Alfred Pinion

    This facsimile edition of Bennett and Pinion's classic work, first published in 1935, provides an invaluable source of information on all aspects of the slating and tiling industry. It examines the various types of roof coverings that were traditionally used, such as slates, clay tiles and shingles…

    Hardback – 2001-01-10
    Routledge

  • Defects and Deterioration in Buildings

    A Practical Guide to the Science and Technology of Material Failure, 2nd Edition

    By Barry Richardson

    A professional reference designed to assist surveyors, engineers, architects and contractors in diagnosing existing problems and avoiding them in new buildings. Fully revised and updated, this edition, in new clearer format, covers developments in building defects, and problems such as sick…

    Hardback – 2000-11-30
    Routledge

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