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  • 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

  • Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age

    Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral

    By Marie Clausén

    Having won more than one recent poll as Britain’s best-loved building, the appeal of Durham Cathedral appears abiding, which begs the question whether an iconic sacred building can retain meaning and affective pertinence for contemporary, secular visitors. Using the example of Durham Cathedral,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Sustainable Building Conservation

    Theory and Practice of Responsive Design in the Heritage Environment

    By Oriel Prizeman

    This book incorporates UK and international case studies and essays to identify the overlaps in the interests of energy and building conservation. The relevance and adjustments of qualitative and quantitative frames of reference are introduced, alongside the various expertise of the contributors:…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to the Building Regulations

    By Huw M A Evans

    All new buildings, extensions and refurbishment work must comply with Building Regulations in order to protect the health and safety of building occupants. In recent years the regulations have become increasingly complex, making the process of demonstrating compliance more arduous. This…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    RIBA Publishing

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