Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation

    The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican

    By Federica Goffi

    Even though the idea of altering an existing building is presently a well established practice within the context of adaptive reuse, when the building in question is a 'mnemonic building', of recognized heritage value, alterations are viewed with suspicion, even when change is a recognized…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Local Heritage, Global Context

    Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place

    By Rosy Szymanski

    Edited by John Schofield

    'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. As heritage management policy and practices increasingly attempt to draw on the views and expressions of interest amongst local communities, it is important to have a better grasp of what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Serene Urbanism

    A biophilic theory and practice of sustainable placemaking

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Serenity is becoming alarmingly absent from our daily existence, especially within the urban context. Time is dense and space is tumultuous. The idea of the serene has gained currency in postmodern discussions, and when combined with urbanism conjures questions, even contradictions, as the two…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Building Mycology

    Management of Decay and Health in Buildings

    Edited by Dr Jagjit Singh, Jagjit Singh

    Biodeterioration is the most common problem of mankind and its record can be traced back to biblical times or probably earlier. Building Mycology deals with the study of fungi in and around the building environment, having direct and indirect effect on the health of the building, its materials,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Taylor & Francis

  • Renovations

    An Inspirational Design Primer

    By Richard Wilcock

    The UK’s housing stock has proved to be remarkably durable, as houses from the 18th and 19th centuries are still adaptable to the requirements of modern living. However, the need to respect the environment and to reduce energy costs presents a new set of challenges for the owners of period…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Celia Clark

    Sustainable Regeneration of Former Military Sites is the first book to analyze a profound land use change happening all over the world: the search for sustainable futures for property formerly dedicated to national defense now becoming redundant, disposed of and redeveloped. The new military…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Planning and the Heritage

    Policy and procedures

    By Michael Ross

    This is a clear guide to heritage legislation in the UK. It is set out in plain, non-legal language and will guide the planner, developer, architect or conservationist through the legislation, explaining the policy and procedures which govern the protection of historic buildings as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge

  • Getting Rid of Graffiti

    A practical guide to graffiti removal and anti-graffiti protection

    By Maurice J. Whitford

    This book provides, for the first time, clear, authoritative guidance on removing graffiti and protecting surfaces from further attack.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge

  • The National Historic Preservation Act

    Past, Present, and Future

    Edited by Kimball M. Banks, Ann M. Scott

    Assessing fifty years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), passed in 1966, this volume examines the impact of this key piece of legislation on heritage practices in the United States. The editors and contributing authors summarize how we approached compliance in the past, how we…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

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