Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Subsidence Damage to Domestic Buildings: A Guide to Good Technical Practice (FB 13)

    By Richard Driscoll

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2007-06-21
    IHS BRE Press

  • Plastering

    By J.T. Sawyer

    Sawyer's seminal work was first published in 1951. It offers straightforward practical instruction on the tried and tested methods of plastering as it was practised in the traditional way before the Second World War. It includes very useful drawings of the different features, including the tools,…

    Hardback – 2007-01-01
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Brief

    Pathways for Green Design

    By Richard Hyde, Steve Watson, Wendy Cheshire, Mark Thomson

    The built environment is responsible for an estimated forty-five per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions. As the greatest opportunities for reducing these emissions occur during the briefing and design processes, the pathway to better design lies in preparing environmental briefs, and…

    Paperback – 2006-12-22
    Taylor & Francis

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