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Historic Preservation

  • Consuming Architectureby Daniel Maudlin; Marcel Vellinga

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed after they have been produced, focusing in particular on processes of occupation, appropriation and interpretation. Drawing on contributions... more...

  • Practical Stone Masonryby Peter Hill; John David

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Focuses on the craft of the stonemason. This book covers the basic methods of working stone, the making of specialized tools, and, includes a full analysis of the procedures for setting-out for repairs. It also looks at the causes of decay in stone and outline methods for repair of both stone and mortar. more...

  • Heritageby J.D. Fladmark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    Deals with policy, methods and techniques for the stewardship of our land and our cultural assets. The focus is on interpretation and presentation of heritage themes. Individual contributions celebrate achievements and debate issues relating to the natural and built environment. more...

  • Staircases: History, Repair and Conservationby James W. P. Campbell; Michael Tutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    The first major reference volume devoted entirely to the understanding of staircases and the issues surrounding their repair and conservation. Each chapter has been especially written by experts in their respective fields. The book is essential reading for professionals and anyone with an interest in staircases. It deals with the history; dating;... more...

  • The Hidden White Houseby Robert Klara

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    Critically acclaimed author Robert Klara leads readers through an unmatched tale of political ambition and technical skill: the Truman administration?s controversial rebuilding of the White House. á In 1948, President Harry Truman, enjoying a bath on the White House?s second floor, almost plunged through the ceiling of the Blue Room into a tea... more...

  • Modern Movement Heritageby Allen Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.95

    An introduction to the subject and the specific problems related to the conservation of modern structures. Celebrating the first five years of DoCoMoMo's role and influence, this collection covers policy, planning, and construction. 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...

  • CONTESTED AND SHARED PLACES OF MEMOby Jorg Hackmann; Marko Lehti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Recent tensions accompanying the removal of the "Bronze Soldier" monument have revealed the political and social impact of places of memory in the Baltic Sea region, which are addressed hereáin broader historical and theoretical perspectives. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Baltic Studies . more...

  • Understanding Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth

    Wiley 2013; US$ 100.00

    This book is the first 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 • Materials & Skills in Historic Building Conservation • Structures... more...

  • A Graveyard Preservation Primerby Lynette Strangstad

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    A Graveyard Preservation Primer has proven itself to be a time-tested resource for many who are seeking information regarding the protection and preservation of historic graveyards This fresh, updated edition has new information regarding project planning, documentation, research, landscaping, archaeology, current conservation treatments, public... more...