Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Specifications in Detail

    By Frank W. Macey

    Sir Roger Pratt's "Rules for the Guidance of Architects", written on 7 December 1665, included the following statements which embody succinctly the principles of the specification of building works and indeed of contract administration, and are as true today as they were nearly 350 years ago: To…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01

  • Place, Race, and Story

    Essays on the Past and Future of Historic Preservation

    By Ned Kaufman

    In Place, Race, and Story, author Ned Kaufman has collected his own essays dedicated to the proposition of giving the next generation of preservationists not only a foundational knowledge of the field of study, but more ideas on where they can take it. Through both big-picture essays considering…

    Paperback – 2009-07-08

  • Geometry of Construction: For Builders, Architects, Engineers

    By T.B. Nichols, N.P. Keep

    Geometry of Construction has long been acknowledged as the most concise and instructive guide to the technical geometry of the construction industry, and a vital resource for students in architecture, carpentry, stonemasonry and engineering. Beginning with the very basics of technical drawing,…

    Hardback – 2009-07-01

  • Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27
    Spon Press

  • Facilities Management Handbook

    4th Edition

    By Frank Booty

    Edited by Frank Booty

    Now in this fourth edition, the Facilities Management Handbook has been fully updated from the acclaimed previous editions, continuing its status as an invaluable resource to those working in facilities management, whether just starting out or as seasoned campaigners and practitioners. Information…

    Paperback – 2009-03-05

  • Building Surveys

    7th Edition

    By Peter Glover

    Since the first edition was published in 1983, Building Surveys has been the core text in its field for students and professionals alike. Covering everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and procedures to writing an accurate report, this book is a proven indispensable…

    Paperback – 2008-12-08

  • History, Performance and Conservation

    By Barry Bridgwood, Lindsay Lennie

    Ideal for students of architectural technology, this volume of the Technologies of Architecture series covers the technologies available and the processes necessary for the conservation of existing buildings and environments. This book provides, in a single text, the tools for students to be able…

    Paperback – 2008-12-01
    Taylor & Francis
    Technologies of Architecture

  • Knock it Down or Do it Up?

    Sustainable House Building: New Build and Refurbishment in the Sustainable Communities Plan (FB 16)

    By Frances Plimmer

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2008-10-02
    IHS BRE Press

  • Saving Places that Matter

    A Citizen's Guide to the National Historic Preservation Act

    By Thomas F King

    They’re going to tear down the most cherished building in your town for another strip mall. How do you stop it? Tom King, renowned expert on the heritage preservation process, explains to preservationists and other community activists the ins and outs of Section 106 of the National Historic…

    Paperback – 2008-08-15

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