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Historic Preservation

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  • Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Citiesby Dennis Rodwell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00

    Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities examines how the two key issues of urban conservation and sustainability relate to each other in the context of historic cities, and how they can be brought together in a common philosophy and practice that is mutually supportive. It sets out the theoretical and practical background to architectural... more...

  • Structures and Construction in Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book is the second in a series of volumes that combine conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials, and structural and constructional conservation techniques and technology: Understanding Historic Building Conservation Structures & Construction in Historic Building Conservation Materials &... more...

  • A Richer Heritageby Robert E. Stipe

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 35.99

    Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century more...

  • The Once and Future New Yorkby Randall Mason

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 84.00

    In the popular imagination, the controversial 1963 demolition of Pennsylvania Station gave birth to New York City’s historic preservation movement. As Randall Mason reveals, however, historic preservation has been a persistent force in the development of New York since the 1890s, when the city’s leading politicians, planners, and architects... more...

  • A House in Fezby Suzanna Clarke

    Pocket Books 2009; US$ 18.99

    The Medina -- the Old City -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled city in the world. Inside this vibrant Moroccan community, internet cafes and mobile phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer systems, and Arab-style houses, gorgeous with intricate, if often shabby, mosaic work. While vacationing in... more...

  • The Green Museumby Sarah S. Brophy; Elizabeth Wylie

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    The Green Museum shows museum professionals how they can incorporate green design into new construction and day to day operations, using sustainable practices to save on operating costs and make museums attractive to new fundraising sources. more...

  • Lost Plantations of the Southby Marc R Matrana

    University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 40.00

    The great majority of the South's plantation homes have been destroyed over time, and many have long been forgotten. In Lost Plantations of the South , Marc R. Matrana weaves together photographs, diaries and letters, architectural renderings, and other rare documents to tell the story of sixty of these vanquished estates and the people who once... more...

  • Behind Barsby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 19.95

    Travel across Ontario and visit Ontario?s heritage jails, ranging in size from single cell lockups to massive monuments such as the Kingston Pen and the Don Jail. more...

  • Black Creek Pioneer Villageby Helma Mika; Nick Mika; Gary Thompson

    Dundurn 2000; US$ 9.99

    Black Creek Pioneer Village is a recreation of a typical crossroads community found in southern Ontario during the 1800s. more...

  • Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museumsby Jane Merritt; Julie A. Reilly

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 48.99

    Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums describes the care routines that a historic house should practice to protect the site and its collections from damage, wear, deterioration, and catastrophic loss. more...