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Historic Preservation

  • Historic Whitefish Bayby Thomas Fehring; Jefferson J. Aikin

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Incorporated in 1892, Whitefish Bay is a pleasant, verdant village that is home to more than fourteen thousand people. More than half of its five thousand houses and other structures have been deemed historic or architecturally important. Even casual passersby can attest to the architectural significance of these buildings, and while the personal history... more...

  • Layers of Understandingby Helen Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    These are the proceedings of an English Heritage national seminar which was organised to address growing concerns about the variable quality of architectural paint research currently being carried out. The book describes and explains its role in understanding and managing historic buildings. The contributions contained in this book are designed to... more...

  • Lime and Lime Mortarsby A. D. Cowper

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 33.95

    First published in 1927 by the Building Research Station, this volume provides a classification of lime and a complete review of its various uses in building construction and repair. This facsimile edition should be of interest and of practical value since the methods, terminology and practices detailed by Cowper are still valid today. A brief historical... more...

  • Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures XIby C.A. Brebbia; S. Ivorra Chorro

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 117.00

    In its 11th year, and reporting on the latest research on preparation for and mitigation of future earthquakes, this volume examines an area of increasing importance to many countries around the world. ERES 2017 assembled experts from around the world to present their research in the fields of earthquake engineering relevant to the design of structures. more...

  • Specifications for Building Conservationby Rory Cullen; Rick Meier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 60.00

    In Specifications for Building Conservation , the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the old skills and understanding required for their care... more...

  • English Ironwork of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuriesby J Starkie Gardner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    This title comes with a new Introduction by Bethan Griffiths and Peter Milington. We are fortunate today that there is a far greater understanding and appreciation of our heritage, and how it should be cared for, than there was at the time J. Starkie Gardner's book was written. For the many people interested in and involved with the care and conservation... more...

  • Architecture That Speaksby Nancy T. McCoy; David G. Woodcock; Carolyn Brown; Michael K. Young; Lilia Y. Gonzales

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    When the A&M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire that destroyed Old Main. Subsequent buildings generally followed this neoclassical path, but the growth of the campus in the Depression era saw... more...

  • Historic Theaters of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valleyby Sean T. Posey

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    From the days of the gaslit opera houses through the era of the drive-in, the Mahoning Valley�s theatrical culture has thrived. The finest theaters in northeastern Ohio rose with the manufacturing might of the Steel Valley. The Warner brothers, who started their careers in Youngstown, opened their first theater in New Castle, Pennsylvania, and celebrities... more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XVby C.A. Brebbia; V. Echarri

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 188.00

    Comprising papers presented at the 15th International Conference on Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture this volume brings together global contributions from scientists, architects, engineers and restoration experts dealing with different aspects of heritage buildings, including the preservation of architectural heritage. more...

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designersby Marja Sarvimaki

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and  Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork, participatory design, occupancy evaluations, and memory... more...