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Historic Preservation

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  • 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...

  • The History of Gauged Brickworkby Gerard Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions. The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to illustrate the use of different materials and techniques... more...

  • Courtiersby Lucy Worsley

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11

    In the eighteenth century, the palace's most elegant assembly room was in fact a bloody battlefield. This was a world of skulduggery, politicking, wigs and beauty-spots, where fans whistled open like flick-knives. more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIIby C. A. Brebbia; L. Binda

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 674.00

    This book looks deeper into the importance of the historical identity of a region, town or nation. It is clear that we have the necessity to look beyond borders and share experiences and knowledge regarding heritage preservation.This Volume contains papers covering the latest advances in this field, presented at the twelfth and latest in a series of... more...

  • Vintage House Book: 100 Years of Classic American Homes 1880-1980by Tad Burness

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 14.99

    Follow the progression of the American home with this latest creation from the Tad Burness studio. This one-of-a-kind collection features historical, exciting, and beautiful homes from 1880 to 1980. Each yearly section presents various styles of houses, kitchens, baths, floor plans, light fixtures, and new developments. Many of the time periods include... more...

  • Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritageby Fiona Starr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book examines the relationship between two divergent fields ? corporate activity and heritage conservation ? linking the financing of conservation and its benefits with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals of the private sector. Through discussion of physical conservation, benefits to heritage site visitors, sustainable development... more...