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Historic Preservation

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  • Courtiersby Lucy Worsley

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Interior Finishes and Fittings for Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth; Lisa White

    Wiley 2011; US$ 83.00

    Interior Finishes & Fittings for Historic Building Conservation complements Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation, combining the history and application of each material with current knowledge of maintenance and conservation techniques. Of direct practical application in the field, it takes the reader through the process of conserving... more...

  • Building Codes for Existing and Historic Buildingsby Melvyn Green

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    MELVYN GREEN, S.E., a licensed engineer in several states, is a structural engineer specializing in historic structures. President of the consulting firm Melvyn Green and Associates, Inc., for over thirty-five years, and a previous building official, he is active in building code development and education. He served on the drafting committee of the... 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...

  • 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$ 54.95

    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...