Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Processes of Urban Stone Decay

    Edited by B.J. Smith, P.A. Warke

    This study examines the various processes and the methods of determining urban stone decay. The contributions include coverage of: spatial variability of dissolution on a limestone surface; ageing of consolidated stone; and techniques for making contemporary copies of stone antiquities.…

    Hardback – 1996-02-01
    Routledge

  • Access to the Historic Environment: Meeting the Needs of Disabled People

    By Lisa Foster, Patrick Nuttgens

    Access for disabled people in historic settings is more than just a temporary ramp over the front steps for a wheelchair user. It is a commitment to create integrated use and enjoyment of historic monuments for everyone, including people with mobility or sensory impairments, older people, parents…

    Hardback – 1995-12-01
    Routledge

  • Durability of Building Sealants

    By J.C. Beech, A.T. Wolf

    This book presents the papers given at the RILEM Seminar held at the Building Research Establishment, Garston, UK in October 1994. The book provides an opportunity for researchers to review up-to-date progress towards the achievement of the objectives of the standardisation of laboratory techniques…

    Hardback – 1995-10-19
    Routledge

  • Sharing the Earth

    Edited by J.M. Fladmark

    Our heritage is rooted in local cultures and environments. However, does modern communication and its international bias now threaten regional integrity? How do we combine global awareness with practical local action, and can heritage be exported from one place to another like Euro Disney? Also,…

    Hardback – 1995-10-01
    Routledge

  • Practical Stone Masonry

    By Peter Hill, John David

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to…

    Hardback – 1995-08-01
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Timber Buildings

    By F.W.B Charles, Mary Charles

    In this authoritative volume, first published in 1984 and now reprinted by Donhead, the author looks at the various types of structure generally associated with the timber-frame tradition. He discusses repair techniques, the procedures of investigation, the preliminary survey and the structural…

    Hardback – 1995-01-31
    Routledge

  • Cultural Tourism

    Papers Presented at the Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention, 1994

    By J.M. Fladmark, John Habgood

    How important are our cultural assets to tourism? This book explores policy issues in the use of additional assets in tourism, an important area of economic activity. It should be of interest to all those who are concerned with the arts and tourism in the private sector, in central and local…

    Hardback – 1994-10-01
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

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