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Historic Preservation

  • Tradition Todayby R Adam; M. Hardy

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    In January 2002, after a two year gestation period, the International Network for Traditional Buildings, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) was launched. To celebrate the launch, a conference was held to debate the place of tradition in modern society. While INTBAU was specifically concerned with building and urbanism, if tradition was indeed relevant... more...

  • Adams' Building Constructionby Henry Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Henry Adams' Building Construction was first published in 1906. It was reprinted several times and revised in 1912 with the addition of 24 pages on reinforced concrete. Beautifully illustrated with over 2,300 engravings and twelve tinted plates, it is reprinted here, unabridged, for the first time in nearly one hundred years. Adams' work sits comfortably... more...

  • Perceptions of Sustainability in Heritage Studiesby Marie-Theres Albert

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Mit Beiträgen von Francesco Bandarin, Minja Yang und Mechthild Rössler Die Welt im 21. Jahrhundert ist durch globale Phänomene wie den Klimawandel, ökonomische Verwerfungen, Migrationsprozesse oder die Auswirkungen der digitalen Technologien gekennzeichnet. Nachhaltige Entwicklung kann unter diesen Voraussetzungen als das wichtigste... more...

  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Seit Verabschiedung der Welterbekonvention 1972 erfreuen sich Schutz und Nutzung des Kultur- und Naturerbes zunehmender Beliebtheit. Im Laufe der Zeit wurden jedoch Nutzungskonzepte entwickelt, die nicht mehr allein vom Gedanken der Nachhaltigkeit getragen wurden, sondern zunehmend durch wirtschaftliche Interessen geprägt sind. In der... more...

  • 40 Years World Heritage Conventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the adoption of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the notion that cultural and natural heritage need to be protected and properly utilized has gained popularity. Over time, however, such utilization concepts were less focused on ideas of sustainability and became increasingly influenced by commercial interests. For the first... more...

  • Hydraulic Lime Mortar for Stone, Brick and Block Masonryby Geoffrey Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    This best practice guide to using hydraulic lime mortar is the result of a research project by the UK Limes team which studied the performance application and classification of hydraulic limes for the construction industry. It will prove invaluable for all building practitioners, contractors and tradesmen specifying or handling hydraulic lime on site.... more...

  • Historic Preservation and the Livable Cityby Eric W. Allison; Lauren Peters

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities. The author Eric Allison, the founder and coordinated of the graduate historic preservation program at Pratt Institute in New York City, offers tools and case studies that preservationists and planners can learn from... more...

  • Measured and Drawnby David Andrews; Jon Bedford; Bill Blake; Paul Bryan; Tom Cromwell

    Historic England 2013; US$ 21.88

    An introduction to the techniques used for recording historic places. Based on the experiences of practitioners working for English Heritage, it has been prepared as a guide to the widening variety of methods available in the production of documentation for conservation. more...

  • Physionomie des paroisses de Parisby Anonyme; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "On a beaucoup écrit, discuté, sur l'origine de l'église Saint-Sulpice : les uns font remonter son ancienneté jusqu'aux temps voisins de Charlemagne ; les autres, au contraire, lui donnent une date plus moderne ; mais convaincus, que nous sommes, du peu d'intérêt de ces sortes de questions pour le lecteur, nous nous garderons bien de suivre... more...

  • Heritage Building Information Modellingby Yusuf Arayici; John Counsell; Lamine Mahdjoubi; Gehan Ahmed Nagy; Soheir Hawas; Khaled Dweidar

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being debated, tested and implemented wherever you look across the built environment sector. This book is about Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM), which necessarily differs from the commonplace applications of BIM to new construction. Where BIM is being used, the focus is still very much on design... more...