Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Policy and Law in Heritage Conservation

    Edited by Robert Pickard

    This book has been developed in association with the Cultural Heritage Department of the Council of Europe. It examines key themes and objectives for the protection of the architectural and archaeological heritage in a range of European countries. The analysis of individual countries and the group…

    Paperback – 2000-11-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Management of Historic Centres

    Edited by Robert Pickard

    This book examines key themes for the management of historic urban centres within a representative sample of centres in different European countries. The twelve historic centres that have been chosen are spread throughout Europe. They are diverse in character and the range includes small towns,…

    Paperback – 2000-11-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Subsidence Damage to Domestic Buildings: Lessons Learned and Questions Remaining (FB 1)

    By R.M.C. Driscoll

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-09-20
    IHS BRE Press

  • Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology

    By Michael Stratton, Barrie Trinder

    This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of the twentieth century. The authors are both leading experts in the field, having written widely on various aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2000-08-10
    Taylor & Francis

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