Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone

    By F G Dimes, J. Ashurst

    One of the problems which beset the practical conservation of stone buildings is the fragmentation of the disciplines involved. This book, with both volumes now available as one invaluable paperback, brings these disciplines together by the involvement of contributors with different experiences and…

    Paperback – 1998-05-06
    Routledge

  • History and Heritage

    Illustrated Edition

    Edited by Simon Ditchfield, John Arnold, Kate Davies

    Just what is it that we want from the past? History offers us true stories about the past; heritage sells or provides us with the past we appear to desire. The dividing line between history and heritage is, however, far from clear. This collection of papers addresses the division between history…

    Hardback – 1998-01-30
    Routledge

  • Lime and Lime Mortars

    By A. D. Cowper

    First published in 1927 by the Building Research Station, this volume provides a classification of lime and a complete review of its various uses in building construction and repair. This facsimile edition should be of interest and of practical value since the methods, terminology and practices…

    Paperback – 1998-01-05
    Routledge

  • Nature Conservation in Europe

    Policy and Practice

    By Peter Bromley

    The Rio Summit has pointed to the urgency for the development of an international conservation policy; and the post-Maastricht debates in Europe have highlighted the need for the EU to reassess structural funding in nature conservation, as well as the influences on policy and practice.This book is…

    Hardback – 1997-12-04
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Technology of Building Defects

    By John Hinks, Geoff Cook

    The Technology of Building Defects has been developed to provide a unique review of the subject. Defects are considered as part of the whole building rather than in isolation. General educational objectives are set out which offer the reader the opportunity of self-assessment. Each section is…

    Paperback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge

  • Mortars and Cements

    Facsimile

    By L.J. Vicat, J. Hawkesworth, J. T. Smith

    L. J. Vicat's investigations into the nature and use of limes first appeared in this English language edition in 1837 translated by Captain J. T. Smith, with the inclusion of extensive notes on developments in England at that time. Vicat's work is of immense interest and importance as it critically…

    Hardback – 1997-10-01
    Routledge

  • Observations on Limes

    By C.W. Paley

    This volume represents a small part of the book Sir Charles Pasley wrote in 1838 which detailed his own experiments in the development of artificial cement for military uses. Whilst much of the first part of Pasley's work is of limited use to those involved with the care of historic buildings today…

    Hardback – 1997-10-01
    Routledge

  • Politics and Preservation

    A policy history of the built heritage 1882-1996

    By John Delafons, J. Delafons

    This book traces the policy history of urban conservation and its relationship to the town planning process and both are set in their political context. Part One deals with the origins of conservation and its cultural background. Part Two deals with the post-war legislation and the increasing scope…

    Paperback – 1997-07-17
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Basic Surveying

    4th Edition

    By Raymond Paul, Walter Whyte

    The primary aim of this book is to provide a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building…

    Paperback – 1997-06-05
    Routledge

  • Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms

    By James Stevens Curl, John J. Sambrook

    The study of architecture requires not only an understanding of the history of buildings, but also knowledge of the correct terminology that is used to describe them. The "Encyclopaedia of Architectural Terms" provides a comprehensive, practical guide to the terminology used in the various aspects…

    Paperback – 1997-05-06
    Routledge

  • Countryside Conservation

    Land Ecology, Planning and Management

    By Bryn Green

    This third edition of the standard text Countryside Conservation charts and evaluates those changes which represent a fundamental revolution in the ways in which the countryside is planned and managed. It sets out the principles, policies and practice which underlie the ecology, planning and…

    Paperback – 1996-12-27
    Taylor & Francis

  • Conserving the Railway Heritage

    By Peter Burman, Michael Stratton

    Great Britain not only invented the main-line railway but has also led the way in it's preservation - not just locomotves and carriages but also the buildings and structures that bear witness to the confidence of railway developers, architects and engineers. This book defines the nature of the…

    Paperback – 1996-11-14
    Taylor & Francis

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