Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Mortars and Cements


    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

  • 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

  • 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
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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