Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Climate Change and Cultural Heritage

    A Race against Time

    By Peter F. Smith

    History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Specifications for Building Conservation

    Volume 1: External Structure

    Edited by Rory Cullen, Rick Meier

    In Specifications for Building Conservation, the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • The History of Gauged Brickwork

    By Gerard Lynch

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions.The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

  • The British Papers

    Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design

    Edited by Angela Brady

    The British Papers is a collection of invited essays and opinions from architectural and urban –design leaders, as a snapshot of current thinking and approaches to sustainable city-making.This series of essays, compiled and edited by Angela Brady, brings together the thoughts of leading figures in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent

    Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature

    By Rumiko Handa

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge

  • International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past

    By Zeynep Aygen

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Practical Building Conservation: Building Environment

    By Historic England

    Building Environment looks at the interaction between building materials and systems and their surroundings, and how this may lead to deterioration. It presents ways of assessing remedial treatments, and includes discussions on occupant health, and sustainable retrofitting.…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Heritage Planning

    Principles and Process

    By Harold Kalman

    Heritage Planning: Principles and Process provides a comprehensive overview of heritage planning as an area of professional practice. The book first addresses the context and principles of heritage planning, including land-use law, planning practice, and international heritage doctrine, all set…

    Paperback – 2014-10-22
    Routledge

  • Vernacular Architecture: Towards a Sustainable Future

    Edited by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

    Sustainability is a concept that has monopolised a large number of the scientific debates in a wide range of spheres connected not only with architecture, urban planning and construction, but also with the product market, tourism, culture, etc. However, sustainability is indissolubly linked to…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-28
    CRC Press

  • Architecture and Armed Conflict

    The Politics of Destruction

    Edited by JoAnne Mancini, Keith Bresnahan

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge

  • Architectural Tiles

    Conservation and Restoration, 2nd Edition

    By Lesley Durbin

    This new edition of Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration continues to inform and educate on appropriate means towards the preservation of this valuable heritage. It not only contains new and up to date information on materials, practical methods, and historical research but also…

    Hardback – 2014-07-08
    Routledge

  • Consuming Architecture

    On the occupation, appropriation and interpretation of buildings

    Edited by Daniel Maudlin, Marcel Vellinga

    Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed after they have been produced, focusing in particular on processes of occupation,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

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