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  • Places of Health and Amusementby Katy Layton-Jones; Robert Lee

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    This book explores the rich legacy of parks in Liverpool, from the forgotten open spaces of the 18th century town, through the pioneering creation of a ‘ribbon of parks? in the 19th century, a period of decline after the Second World War, to the situation today. Attractively illustrated with archive and contemporary photographs and drawings, the book... more...

  • Manchester's Northern Quarterby Simon Taylor; Julian Holder

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 5.82

    This book raises awareness of the wide range and the varied character of the historic buildings which make up the Northern Quarter?s townscape and the forces and trends which contributed to its appearance. It also shows how the area has evolved over the last two and a half centuries, forming the historic backdrop to everyday life in a particularly... more...

  • Manchester: The warehouse legacyby Simon Taylor; Malcolm Cooper; P S Barnwell

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 5.82

    Manchester is known for its cotton mills, the Town Hall and its imposing commercial architecture, but it is textile warehouses that provide the distinctive element in its streetscape and make it unlike any other town in England. These warehouses were only built during the century following 1825 - a relatively short time in the history of Manchester... more...

  • Margate's Seaside Heritageby Nigel Barker; Allan Brodie; Nick Dermott; Lucy Jessop; Gary Winter

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 5.82

    The seaside holiday and the seaside resort are two of England?s greatest exports to the world. Since the early 18th century, when some of the wealthiest people first sought improved health by bathing in saltwater, the lure of the sea has been a fundamental part of the British way of life, and millions of people still head to the coast each year. Margate... more...

  • History of Architectural Conservationby Jukka Jokilehto

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 84.95

    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...

  • A Devon Houseby Jocelyn Hemming; Peter Howard

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    A DEVON HOUSE relates the story of one of Devon's great houses through the people and events which have coloured its existence over the past 400 years. The book traces the architectural progression of Poltimore from Tudor manor to grand 20th century mansion, records its historic role in England's tempestuous Civil War and details its use after 1920... more...

  • Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures VIIby M. Phocas; C. A. Brebbia; P. Komodromos

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 448.00

    The problem of protecting the built environment in earthquake-prone regions of the world involves not only the optimal design and construction of new facilities, but also the upgrading and rehabilitation of existing structures and infrastructures.  The latter is a laborious and expensive task, which can be accomplished only gradually.  However... more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 572.00

    The importance of the architectural heritage for the historical identity of a region, town or nation is now widely recognised throughout the world. In order to take care of our heritage we need to look beyond borders to benefit from the experience gained by others and to gain a better understanding of its cultural background. This series of conferences... more...

  • Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures VIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 398.00

    This book contains selected papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on Earthquake Resistance and Engineering Structures. This book provides a forum for the discussion of the latest developments in innovative design and construction of new earthquake resistant structures as well as the retrofitting of existing buildings.The ERES conference... more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture Xby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 548.00

    This volume has gathered the most recent advances in research and up-to-date studies of heritage buildings resulting in STREMAH becoming the most important conference of its kind. The book contains most of the papers presented at the 10th International Conference on Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture, incorporating the Maritime... more...