Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Products

  • 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

  • Earth Building

    Methods and Materials, Repair and Conservation

    By Laurence Keefe

    Buildings with load-bearing earth walls were once widespread throughout Britain and many thousands still survive, including some dating from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Earth is the ultimate form of ‘green’ building construction, creating no environmental pollutions and consuming…

    Paperback – 2005-08-04
    Routledge

  • John Fowler: The Invention of the Country-House Style

    Edited by Helen Hughes

    The eminent interior designer, John Fowler, was responsible for transforming some of Britain's most important historic interiors. The 'Fowler style' was tacitly accepted as the correct style for the decoration of a period interior, despite the fact that this appearance of understated elegance and…

    Hardback – 2005-07-01
    Routledge

  • Structural Appraisal of Traditional Buildings

    By Patrick Robson

    Structural appraisal is important to professionals concerned with the repair, maintenance or refurbishment of traditional buildings. It involves recognizing and establishing the cause of any structural damage and, if the damage is still active predicting its course. Such knowledge forms the basis…

    Hardback – 2005-07-01
    Routledge

  • Layers of Understanding

    Edited by Helen Hughes

    These are the proceedings of an English Heritage national seminar which was organised to address growing concerns about the variable quality of architectural paint research currently being carried out. The book describes and explains its role in understanding and managing historic buildings. The…

    Paperback – 2005-05-26
    Routledge

  • McKay's Building Construction

    By William Barr McKay

    McKay offers conservation practitioners an essential understanding of the traditional forms of construction, covering the use of masonry and brickwork, carpentry and joinery, slating, plumbing and drainage. The book includes: the author's extensive, highly detailed drawings to illustrate the text;…

    Hardback – 2004-12-30
    Routledge

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