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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Sustainable development is rapidly becoming a global phenomenon ? the remit of which encompasses a wide range of professions and societal interest groups. This collection of papers from the CIB Task Group 55 (smart and sustainable built environments) presents key findings to date on a wide range of current research and practice in this emerging field... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Managing Historic Sites and Buildings looks at the choices and the tensions that exist in conservation and interpretation of the heritage. Preservation and presentation are central activities, arguably means and ends in the conservation of the historic environment. But are they self-reinforcing or do they work against each other? In a series of essays... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 95.00
This book traces the policy history of urban conservation and its relationship to the town planning process and both are set in their political context. Part One deals with the origins of conservation and its cultural background. Part Two deals with the post-war legislation and the increasing scope of conservation. Part Three deals with churches and... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2002; US$ 68.95
A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to the present day. Jokilehto illustrates how this development... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 104.95
Providing definitions and examples, this book introduces the societal and global context for accessible and universal design. It focuses on accessible design, the legal mandates, guidelines, and US government regulatory and resource agencies. It covers universal design principles, strategies, examples, and applications. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00
Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 84.00
In the popular imagination, the controversial 1963 demolition of Pennsylvania Station gave birth to New York Citys historic preservation movement. As Randall Mason reveals, however, historic preservation has been a persistent force in the development of New York since the 1890s, when the citys leading politicians, planners, and architects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
World Heritage Sites are some of the most recognised locations around the world. They include natural sites such as the Grand Canyon and the Great Barrier and cultural ones such as the Pyramids at Giza, the Walled City of Baku in Azerbaijan and the Historic Centre of Riga in Latvia. The responsibility to manage them successfully and ensure that the... more...
Baumschlager Eberle 20022007: Architektur | Menschen und Ressourcen | Architecture | People and Resources (German and English Edition)Springer 2007; US$ 69.95
Nach Baumschlager-Eberle erfordert ganzheitliche Architektur konstruktive Intelligenz, Ă?kologie, Wirtschaftlichkeit und Akzeptanz. Das Buch trĂ¤gt ihrem SelbstverstĂ¤ndnis Rechnung und gliedert sich in drei Teile: "Architektur" stellt in klassischer Form mit Bildern, Texten und PlĂ¤nen 18 neue, realisierte Projekte des erfolgreichen BĂĽros vor. "Menschen"... more...