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Historic Preservation

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restorationby Lesley Durbin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide. Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies,... more...

  • AVOIDING ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISASTERSby Darby C Stapp; Julia Longenecker

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    You think it can’t happen to you, but it can. One day, months into your construction project, your front end load operator runs into bones and wooden slats. Your county coroner says it is not a crime scene, and refers you to the local archaeology department. The archaeologist tells you that it is a very important discovery. Work stops. Archaeological... 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...

  • 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...

  • Digital Archaeologyby Patrick Daly; Thomas L. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    The use of computers in archaeology is entering a new phase of unparalleled development, moving on from a specialist methodology on the margins to a powerful practical and analytical tool used across all areas of archaeological interest. With a thorough examination of the ways in which both everyday and cutting-edge technologies can be used to inform... 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...

  • 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...