Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Crafting Preservation Criteria

    The National Register of Historic Places and American Historic Preservation

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    In 1966, American historic preservation was transformed by the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act, which created a National Register of Historic Places. Now comprising more than 1.4 million historic properties across the country, the National Register is the official federal list of…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • Practical Building Conservation: Roofing

    By Historic England

    Roofing looks at traditional roof coverings used on historic buildings. Many materials and systems have been used to provide roof coverings, and the book provides information about their technological evolution, the processes causing deterioration, and ways of assessing problems and solutions.…

    Hardback – 2014-01-02
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Understanding Housing Defects

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath, Nigel Dann

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new…

    Paperback – 2013-12-13
    Estates Gazette

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