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Historic Preservation

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  • 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...

  • New England's Covered Bridgesby Benjamin D. Evans; June R. Evans

    University Press of New England 2012; US$ 19.99

    A complete guide to more than 200 covered bridges in the six New England states. 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...

  • International Heritage and Historic Building Conservationby Zeynep Aygen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and within wider interest circles, predominantly in the UK,... more...

  • Nachhaltige Gebäudetechnikby Bernhard Lenz; Jürgen Schreiber; Thomas Stark

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 84.00

    Energieeffizienze Gebäudetechnik planen und betreiben. Für den nachhaltigen Betrieb von Gebäuden sind energieeffiziente Systeme für Heizung, Kühlung, Lüftung und Stromversorgung unentbehrlich. Gerade bei Gebäudesanierungen lassen sich durch Modifikationen in der Gebäudetechnik mit relativ wenig Aufwand große Einsparungen erzielen. Das Buch erläutert... more...

  • Heritage Masonryby S. SYNGELLAKIS

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 158.00

    Various issues of heritage masonry structures are addressed by the present collection of scientific papers with considerable insight and thoroughness. It is thus hoped that this volume will fill a gap in the literature as a valuable source of information and guidance to researchers and engineers working in the area of restoration and conservation of... more...

  • Practical Stone Masonryby Peter Hill; John David

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to repairs. This book addresses that need. It covers the... more...

  • Counterheritageby Denis Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular beliefs and practices which constitute the bedrock of most... more...

  • Rechtssysteme im Donauraumby Ellen Bos; Kàlmàn Pòcza

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 52.32

    Im ersten Teil des Sammelbandes wird der gegenseitige Einfluss der Rechtssysteme und Rechtskulturen des Donauraumes und des ungarischen Rechtssystems aufeinander im Mittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit behandelt. Der zweite Teil des Sammelbandes widmet sich dem Rechtstransfer durch Übersetzung. Hier stehen die sich aus der Mehrsprachigkeit in der Donau-Monarchie... more...

  • Garden Houses and Priviesby Peter Joel Harrison

    Wiley 2002; US$ 85.00

    An essential component of homes and commercial buildings before the advent of indoor plumbing, privies--also known as "garden houses"--have found new uses as storage sheds, pool houses, etc. In this pattern book of 18th- and 19th-century designs, Harrison has painstakingly documented existing historic structures and translated them into beautiful line... more...