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Historic Preservation

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  • A Richer Heritageby Robert E. Stipe

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Farm Houseby Mary E. Atherly

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Now available for the first time in paperback, Farm House tells the story of the first structure built on the Iowa State University campus. Mary Atherly provides a comprehensive history of the Farm House from its founding days to its role as the center of activity for the new college to its second life as a welcoming museum visited by thousands each... more...

  • The Damp Houseby Jonathan Hetreed

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist... more...

  • Spatial analysis and social spacesby Eleftheria Paliou; Undine Lieberwirth; Silvia Polla

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    In recent years a range of formal methods of spatial analysis have been developed for the study of human engagement, experience and socialisation within the built environment. This volume brings together contributions from a number of specialists in archaeology, social theory, architecture, and urban planning, who explore the theoretical and methodological... more...

  • Stone House Constructionby Sarah Gunn

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 77.00

    A comprehensive study of Australian stone building techniques in a residential context. more...