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Historic Preservation

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  • On Altering Architectureby Fred Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together interior design and architectural theory, this exciting text looks at the common practices of building alteration, reconsidering established ideas and methods, to initiate the creation of a theory of the interior or interventional design. Fred Scott examines in-depth case studies of interventional design from architectural history... more...

  • Caring for our Built Heritageby Tony Haskell

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 175.00

    A unique and indispensable reference book for professionals in the construction industry embarking on 'heritage' work. more...

  • Tourists in Historic Townsby Aylin Orbasli

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 115.95

    Examines the relationship of culture, heritage, conservation and tourism development in historic towns and urban centres, debating the impacts of tourism and the role tourism plays in conservation and urban continuity. more...

  • Politics and Preservationby John Delafons; J. Delafons

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 98.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Modern Movement Heritageby Allen Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    An introduction to the subject and the specific problems related to the conservation of modern structures. Celebrating the first five years of DoCoMoMo's role and influence, this collection covers policy, planning, and construction. more...

  • Digital Heritageby Lindsay MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 135.00

    In the fields of documentation and conservation of cultural heritage assets, there is a constant need for higher quality records and better analytical tools for extracting information about the condition of artefacts. Digital photography and digital image processing provide these capabilities, and recent technological advances in both fields promise... more...

  • Conservation of Ruinsby John Ashurst

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 135.00

    Despite growing international awareness of the presence and significance of ruined buildings and archaeological sites, and the increasingly sophisticated technology available for the collection of data about them, these sites continue to be at risk across the globe. Conservation of Ruins defines and describes these risks, which range from neglect,... more...

  • Building Careby Brian J.B. Wood

    Wiley 2009; US$ 62.99

    Building care encompasses everything from maintenance of a building to energy conservation and range of approaches, including the effects on design. A range of approaches to looking after buildings and their users is covered in this book. The rationale and conditions that support them (e.g. PPM - preventative planned maintenance; JIT - just in time)... more...

  • History of Architectural Conservationby Jukka Jokilehto

    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...

  • Conservation of Furnitureby Shayne Rivers; Nick Umney

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 90.00

    This book is a comprehensive resource covering the principles and practice of the conservation and restoration of furniture, and other decorative art objects made wholly or partly of wood. It integrates theory with practice to show the principles which govern interaction between wooden objects, the environmental and conservation treatments and the... more...