Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Conservation of Ruins

    By John Ashurst

    Despite growing international awareness of the presence and significance of ruined buildings and archaeological sites, and the increasingly sophisticated technology available for the collection of data about them, these sites continue to be at risk across the globe. Conservation of Ruins defines…

    Hardback – 2006-11-14
    Routledge

  • Architectural Conservation: Issues and Developments

    A Special Issue of the Journal of Architectural Conservation

    Edited by Vincent Shacklock

    This authoritative book offers contributions from leading practitioners and scholars presenting an assessment of the current state of conservation in the UK. It raises concerns about the ambivalence within government towards heritage protection. It considers the need for a clear understanding of…

    Paperback – 2006-11-01
    Routledge

  • Stone Conservation: Principles and Practice

    Edited by Alison Henry

    Winner of the RIBA Book Award, this important and timely publication brings together contributions from leading stone conservation practitioners. It discusses the philosophical principles on which stone conservation is founded and the need to understand the full history and development of a…

    Hardback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge

  • Reuse of Foundations for Urban Sites: A Best Practice Handbook (EP 75)

    By Butcher

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2006-08-20
    IHS BRE Press

  • Modern Practical Masonry

    By Edmund George Warland

    This work provides a clear and simple guide to the subject, based on meticulous and beautiful drawings. Organized in three sections, it includes chapters on construction details; methods of working particular structural shapes; both basic and advanced geometry and setting-out. It also includes…

    Hardback – 2006-06-20
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Weathering and Conservation, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the International Heritage, Weathering and Conservation Conference (HWC-2006), 21-24 June 2006, Madrid, Spain

    Edited by Rafael Fort, Monica Alvarez de Buergo, Miguel Gomez-Heras, Carmen Vazquez-Calvo

    The conservation of cultural heritage is a major commitment for all countries around the world, since it is a complex task and a matter of great responsibility. Amongst other sectors of society, science has a contribution to make to heritage preservation. This book is the result of the…

    Hardback – 2006-06-01
    CRC Press

  • Gauged Brickwork

    2nd Edition

    By Gerard Lynch

    Gauged brickwork is a term used to describe the superior finish required in the details of an important brickwork elevation, such as moulded reveals, arches, string courses and other forms of ornamentation. This is achieved through shaping the individual bricks to produce a high degree of…

    Hardback – 2006-02-01
    Routledge

  • Testing of Concrete in Structures

    Fourth Edition

    By John H. Bungey, Michael G. Grantham

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures, Testing of Concrete in Structures discusses both established techniques and new methods, showing potential for future development, and documenting them with illustrative examples. Topics have been…

    Paperback – 2006-01-16
    CRC Press

  • Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Century

    Theory, Education and Practice

    Edited by Lindsay Asquith, Marcel Vellinga

    The issues surrounding the function and meaning of vernacular architecture in the twenty-first century are complex and extensive. Taking a distinctively rigorous theoretical approach, this book considers these issues from a number of perspectives, broadening current debate to a wider…

    Paperback – 2005-12-13
    Taylor & Francis

  • Cements, Limes and Plasters

    Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties

    By Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Edwin Eckel's exceptionally detailed volume, published in 1928, presents a wealth of information drawing on his own research as well as the work of all the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It captures the fascinating development of building materials from…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01
    Routledge

  • Cleaning Techniques in Conservation Practice

    A Special Issue of the Journal of Architectural Conservation

    Edited by Norman R. Weiss, Kyle C. Normandin, Deborah Slaton

    This book is being simultaneously published as a special issue of the Journal of Architectural Conservation, and presents the very latest research and developments in the cleaning of buildings, sculpture and monuments. It covers both wet and dry micro abrasive systems, other types of abrasives,…

    Paperback – 2005-11-01
    Routledge

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