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  • Conservation of Historic Buildingsby Bernard Feilden

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 109.95

    Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Leading practitioners around the world have praised the book as being the most significant single volume on the subject to be published. This third edition... more...

  • An Inclusive Environmentby Maritz Vandenberg

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 54.95

    People can be excluded from freedom and the good things in life by age, disability, poverty, unfair discrimination, crime or the fear of crime, and arrogant and unresponsive governments. This practical reference deals with all of these factors, and shows the links between them. In addition to several hundred shorter notes it includes over a thousand... more...

  • Methods in Microbiologyby T. Bergan; J. R. Norris

    Elsevier Science 1979; US$ 72.95

    Interest in the factors controlling the spread of pathogenic bacteria in both human and animal populations has led, in recent years, to the development of various techniques for the characterization of isolates from epidemics. These take many forms. Biochemical tests, serological analysis, phage and bacteriocin typing are particularly important. Volumes... more...

  • Methods in Microbiologyby R. R. Colwell; R. Grigorova

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

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  • Monumentality and the Roman Empireby Edmund Thomas

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 329.99

    The quality of 'monumentality' commonly attributed to the buildings of the Roman Empire has helped to make them enduring models for builders of later periods. This extensively illustrated book is the first full-length study of the concept of monumentality in Classical Antiquity, and its significance for the Romans themselves. more...

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalizationby Graham Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 66.95

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators, and students, the book also examines the role... more...

  • The Protection of Historic Propertiesby C. Sanz

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book is an introduction to the protection of historic properties by public agencies in three very different legal systems - the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain - as well as analysing international efforts to protect historic heritage. It is not intended as a comprehensive study of any of the legal systems, but rather as a tool to give... more...

  • Architecture in Conservationby James Strike

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to the environment or setting enormous. Architecture... more...

  • Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildingsby John J. Cullinane

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    A practical guide to the maintenance and repair of old and historic buildings Carrying out work in accordance with the U.S. Secretary of the Interior's standards and guidelines can be a challenge for professionals charged with the preservation, restoration, and care of historic properties. This book-with-CD package facilitates the process with... more...

  • »Der allgemeinen Vereinigung gewidmet.«by Isabel Matthes

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 154.00

    Die Anfänge öffentlichen deutschen Theaterbaus sind bisher nur in architekturgeschichtlichen Einzeldarstellungen behandelt worden. Die vorliegende Arbeit beschreibt, unter eingehender Berücksichtigung des theater- und sozialgeschichtlichen Kontexts, die Ausformung des in der Aufklärung neu entstehenden Gebäudetyps. Die bedeutendsten zwischen... more...