Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • An Inclusive Environment

    By Maritz Vandenburg

    People can be excluded from freedom and the good things in life by age, disability, poverty, unfair discrimination, crime or the fear of crime, and arrogant and unresponsive governments. This practical reference deals with all of these factors, and shows the links between them. In addition to…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01
    Routledge

  • Structural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, SAHC08, 2-4 July 2008, Bath, United Kingdom

    Edited by Dina D'Ayala, Enrico Fodde

    The successful preservation of an historic building, complex or city depends on the continued use and daily care that come with it. The possibility of continued use depends on the adaptation of the building to modern standards and practice of living, requiring changes in constructional or…

    Pack – 2008-06-02
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World

    By Marcel Vellinga, Paul Oliver, Alexander Bridge

    The first world atlas ever compiled on vernacular architecture, this comprehensive work illustrates the variety and ingenuity of the world’s vernacular building traditions from a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural and comparative approach, using over sixty world and regional maps. Mapping such…

    Hardback – 2008-01-10
    Routledge

  • On Altering Architecture

    By Fred Scott

    Bringing together interior design and architectural theory, this exciting text looks at the common practices of building alteration, reconsidering established ideas and methods, to initiate the creation of a theory of the interior or interventional design. Fred Scott examines in-depth case studies…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Routledge

  • The ZEDbook

    Solutions for a Shrinking World

    By Bill Dunster, Craig Simmons, Bobby Gilbert

    Though few now doubt the severity of the environmental problems faced by humanity there is still resistance from businesses, developers, architects, planners and government when it comes to making the step changes necessary to make our lifestyles sustainable. Based on the experience gained from…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Windows

    History, Repair and Conservation

    Edited by Michael Tutton, Elizabeth Hirst, Hentie Louw, Jill Pearce

    This is the first and only reference volume covering the subject of windows in depth - no other book offers this wealth of practical detail. It is highly accessible, written for both the professional and interested layperson Written by a team of 15 experts - surveyors, structural engineers,…

    Hardback – 2007-10-01
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Modern Architecture

    Edited by Susan Macdonald, Kyle C. Normandin, Bob Kindred

    The importance of protecting significant buildings from decay and destruction would seem to be undeniable. Yet whilst the majority of buildings of merit constructed before the Second World War have been highlighted as worthy of protection there is much indifference, and in some cases hostility…

    Paperback – 2007-07-01
    Routledge

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