Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • Recording, Documentation and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places

    Edited by Robin Letellier, Rand Eppich

    This two volume guide provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles and guidelines for documenting cultural heritage places. It seeks to aid heritage managers and decision makers in understanding their roles and responsibilities inn this essential activity. Volume 1 (Guiding…

    Hardback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge

  • Maintenance of Historic Buildings: A Practical Handbook

    By Jurgen Klemisch

    Maintenance helps to preserve the significance of a historic building, retaining both the structural integrity of the building fabric and its appearance. Maintenance can extend a building's life, reduce or remove the need for repairs and ultimately offers a sustainable approach to the conservation…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Adams' Building Construction

    By Henry Adams

    Henry Adams' Building Construction was first published in 1906. It was reprinted several times and revised in 1912 with the addition of 24 pages on reinforced concrete. Beautifully illustrated with over 2,300 engravings and twelve tinted plates, it is reprinted here, unabridged, for the first time…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge

  • Surveying Historic Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Watt

    This bestselling book has been fully revised and updated to include valuable new case studies and examples which help to demonstrate the common problems found in older buildings. It features many additional photographs illustrating the decay mechanims and individual issues associated with damp,…

    Hardback – 2011-03-28
    Routledge

  • Working with Limestone

    The Science, Technology and Art of Medieval Limestone Monuments

    Edited by Vibeke Olson

    This new volume in the AVISTA series focuses on the study of medieval limestone. As the principal building material in the Middle Ages and a prized medium for architectural sculpture, limestone played a significant role in medieval artistic manufacture. The choice of material inherently informed…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain

    By Geoffrey Beard, Jeff Orton, Richard Ireland

    Decorative plasterwork was created by skilled craftsmen, and for over four hundred years it has been an essential part of the interior decoration of the British country house. In this detailed and comprehensive study, Geoffrey Beard has created a book that will delight the eye and inform the…

    Hardback – 2011-01-31
    Routledge

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07
    Routledge

  • Roof Construction and Repair

    By E. Molloy

    Written by a traditional roofer during the Second World War, this reprint of the 1945 edition presents useful step by step guidance on the right techniques for laying and repairing roofs. It highlights the options for repairing damage rather than stripping and relaying the roof. The first four…

    Hardback – 2010-09-22
    Routledge

  • Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sites

    Strategies for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas

    By Kenneth Williamson

    This is the first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect,…

    Paperback – 2010-06-28
    Routledge

  • Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Edition

    William Millar's classic book "Plastering Plain and Decorative" is universally referred to as the 'Plasterer's Bible'. It was first published in 1897 and was clearly a great success, with a second edition following a couple of years later in 1899 and a third edition in 1905 (a reprint of the first…

    Hardback – 2010-05-20
    Routledge

  • Practical Masonry: A Guide to the Art of Stone Cutting

    By William R. Purchase

    Regarded by many as the stonemason's bible, Practical Masonry has for many years been one of the best technical stone masonry books available for both apprentices and experienced masons. Originally written in 1896 and published by Crosby Lockwood & Son of London, it met with great acclaim and…

    Hardback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge

  • Stabilising Mine Workings with PFA Grouts

    Environmental Code of Practice (BR 509), 2nd Edition

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    IHS BRE Press

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