Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Building Conservation Philosophy

    By John Earl, Andrew Saint

    This is a book about ideas rather than techniques. Public thirst for visible evidence of the past is not, as it is often represented, a recent phenomenon. It was already well developed when an overseer of ancient monuments was appointed in sixth-century Rome. But if the desire to preserve aspects…

    Hardback – 2003-03-01
    Routledge

  • Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management

    Edited by Rick Best, Gerard de Valence, Craig Langston

    This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues that facility managers in the property industry need to understand and apply in the pursuit of value for money over the life span of built facilities. The authors introduce the fast-growing discipline of facility management, examine the core…

    Paperback – 2002-12-17
    Routledge

  • Heritage and Identity

    Shaping the Nations of the North

    By J.M. Fladmark, Thor Heyerdahl

    Was the shaping of nation states in Northern Europe governed by military might, or by Christian and democratic ideals? How has trade and cross-cultural exchange between Scandinavia and the British Isles shaped our historic identities, and what about the impact of global politics and marketing in…

    Hardback – 2002-10-01
    Routledge

  • Steelwork Corrosion Control

    2nd Edition

    By D.A. Bayliss, D.H. Deacon

    Engineers on major building projects continue to echo the sentiment that "painting amounts to 10% of the job, but provides 90% of the problems". This second edition of Steelwork Corrosion Control provides sound advice and authoritative guidance on the principles involved and methods of achieving…

    Hardback – 2002-08-08
    CRC Press

  • 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

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