Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve…

    Hardback – 2013-02-22
    Routledge

  • Building Surveys

    8th Edition

    By Peter Glover

    Building Surveys has been a trusted guide for both students and professionals for over 30 years, evolving throughout its eight editions to address the challenges and responsibilities of the building surveying role. It covers everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Routledge

  • The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation

    Antiquity to Modernity

    By Miles Glendinning

    Winner of the 2016 Antoinette Forrester Downing Award presented by the Society of Architectural Historians. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is…

    Paperback – 2013-01-18
    Routledge

  • Building Limes in Conservation

    Edited by Ian Brocklebank

    Conservation practitioners have long recognized the importance of using limes in repairing historic buildings. But research into the application of limes over the past twenty years has revealed that many of our assumptions about how limes were used historically may well be over-simplistic or even…

    Hardback – 2012-09-07
    Routledge

  • Structural Design in Building Conservation

    By Dimitris Theodossopoulos

    No building is properly conserved if it is not structurally sound. Consequently architects, engineers and conservation officers need an adequate grounding in the technology, the materials and the historic origins of the building in order to complete a conservation project successfully. Structural…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    Routledge

  • Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

    By Historic England

    Glass and Glazing looks at the conservation of one of the most important building materials, and its use in windows, roofing and walling. It considers the technological evolution of glass and glazing systems, the processes causing deterioration, and the practical application and long-term…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders and Plasters

    By Historic England

    Mortars, Renders and Plasters provides a broad perspective of contemporary conservation theory and practice not otherwise found in one publication, describing the history, physical properties, and deterioration of these important materials. Methods of assessing condition and evaluating options for…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Stone

    By Historic England

    Stone considers the wide variety of historical uses, from simple masonry walling through to elaborate carving and decoration. The book considers why stone decays or fails and how to assess and understand the causes, before concentrating on the practical methods of treatment, repair and maintenance.…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Timber

    By Historic England

    Timber deals with wide-ranging use of the material in historic buildings, from vast structural timber-frames through to high-class joinery and simple fixings. Particular attention is paid to how and why timber decays or faults occur, and the methods of assessing and dealing with this. The bulk of…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Metals

    By Historic England

    Metals deals with the conservation of a group of materials that have been used in buildings for everything from structural components and fixings to weatherproofing, repairs, and decoration. It covers both the iron-based and the non-ferrous metals (such as copper, bronze and lead), in each case…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • English Ironwork of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    By J. Starkie Gardner

    This title comes with a new Introduction by Bethan Griffiths and Peter Milington. We are fortunate today that there is a far greater understanding and appreciation of our heritage, and how it should be cared for, than there was at the time J. Starkie Gardner's book was written. For the many people…

    Hardback – 2012-02-06
    Routledge

  • Materan Contradictions

    Architecture, Preservation and Politics

    By Anne Parmly Toxey

    Shaped by encrusted layers of development spanning millennia, the southern Italian city of Matera is the ultimate palimpsest. Known as the Sassi, the majority of the ancient city is composed of thousands of structures carved into a limestone cliff and clinging to its walls. The resultant menagerie…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28
    Routledge

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