Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Staircases

    History, Repair and Conservation

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20
    Routledge

  • Geotechnical Engineering for the Preservation of Monuments and Historic Sites

    Edited by Emilio Bilotta, Alessandro Flora, Stefania Lirer, Carlo Viggiani

    All the traces of historic heritage are a fundamental part of our environment and reward us in the form of cultural enrichment, with the ability to have a positive effect both on our lifestyle and economy. Therefore, the preservation of ancient monuments, historic towns and sites has increasingly…

    Hardback – 2013-05-10
    CRC Press

  • Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

    By Historic England

    Conservation Basics examines the evolving theories and principles that underpin building conservation in England in the 21st century, and looks at their application in practice. The process of conservation planning for the maintenance and repair of historic buildings and places is described in…

    Hardback – 2013-04-24
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

    By Historic England

    A great deal of research and literature has been produced on repairing concrete structures but very little aimed at conserving the character or appearance of historic examples. This volume offers guidance as to how that should be done. It includes a brief history of the use of the material and…

    Hardback – 2013-04-24
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • 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

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