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  • Landmark Architecture of Palm Beachby Barbara D. Hoffstot; Jr. Arthur P. Ziegler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 14.99

    A classic compendium of Palm Beach's landmark buildings by an experienced preservationist, including 262 vintage photos and brief descriptions of the architecture. more...

  • Mr Pizza and All That Jazzby Peter Boizot; Matthew James Reville; Ben Davis

    Fast Print Publishing 2014; US$ 10.12

    PizzaExpress? founder Peter Boizot is an extraordinary businessman without a business plan. All he wanted to do was bring pizza to England. A dreamer and an idealist, Peter never set out to make money. Yet he made millions ? and then gave that fortune away to make the world a better place. His has been a life with filled with adventures most can only... more...

  • North Carolina Lighthousesby Bruce Roberts; Cheryl Shelton-Roberts

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 18.99

    A stunning, full-color celebration of some of the world?s most famous lighthouses, the shoreline they stand on, and the people who have worked to protect them The lore and history of North Carolina?s seafaring past comes to life in the text by Cheryl Shelton-Roberts and photographs by Bruce Roberts. more...

  • Perceptions of Sustainability in Heritage Studiesby Marie-Theres Albert

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    This publication discusses sustainability as it directly concerns the potentials of the different approaches for World Heritage and for Intangible Heritage. The inclusion of the four dimensions of sustainability, which are environmental, economic, social and cultural, into Heritage Studies discourse opens a new perspective on the discourse... more...

  • Places of Health and Amusementby Katy Layton-Jones; Robert Lee

    Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19

    This book explores the rich legacy of parks in Liverpool, from the forgotten open spaces of the 18th century town, through the pioneering creation of a ‘ribbon of parks? in the 19th century, a period of decline after the Second World War, to the situation today. Attractively illustrated with archive and contemporary photographs and drawings, the book... more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIVby C. A. Brebbia; S. Hernández

    WIT Press 2015; US$ 754.00

    Containing the proceedings of the 14th Conference on Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture (STREMAH 2015), this book provides the necessary scientific knowledge required to formulate regulatory policies and to ensure effective ways of preserving the architectural heritage. more...

  • Traditional Buildings in the Oxford Regionby John Steane; James Ayres

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 45.00

    The pivotal position of the Oxford region in the geological and therefore building history of England is of fundamental importance to the study of traditional construction. Oxford occupies a central position on the ancient route between Northampton and Southampton and on the east - west road between London, The West Country, Wales and Ireland. For... more...

  • Villa of the Birdsby Wojciech Kolataj; Grzegorz Majcherek

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 28.99

    This fascinating book describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt?s ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, Villa of the Birds is an engaging and informative account of how these ancient dwellings were unearthed, and how the famous mosaic floors were... 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...

  • Babylon of Egyptby Peter Sheehan

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 33.99

    This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation... more...