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Conservation of buildings & building materials books

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Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia by Evgeny Khodakovsky Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia

Norway and Russia have been closely related through the ages, both geographically and historically, and have experienced similar problems relating to climate, building maintenance and national wooden architecture. As a result, the parallel study of architectural conservation and restoration theories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Layers of Understanding by Helen Hughes Layers of Understanding

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Conservation of Modern Architecture by Susan Macdonald Conservation of Modern Architecture

The importance of protecting significant buildings from decay and destruction would seem to be undeniable. Yet whilst the majority of buildings of merit constructed before the Second World War have been highlighted as worthy of protection there is much indifference,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Conservation of Historic Buildings and Their Contents Addressing the Conflicts by David Watt Conservation of Historic Buildings and Their Contents Addressing the Conflicts

The conference entitled 'Where Conservation Meets Conservation', held at De Montfort University, Leicester on 9 September 2002 provided the opportunity to explore the interface between historic buildings and their contents by recognizing the interrelationships between architectural and object conservation. Within...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Lime and Lime Mortars by A. Cowper Lime and Lime Mortars

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

A Practical Guide to Alterations and Improvements by J. Buckland A Practical Guide to Alterations and Improvements

A practical guide which enables small builders to tackle everyday alteration and improvement projects with confidence.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Sustainable Preservation Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap by Barry L. Stiefel, Amalia Leifeste Sustainable Preservation Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap
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Sustainable Preservation: Where Heritage Preservation and Environmental Conservation Overlap brings together ecological conservation theory and heritage preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples the book reframes the history of multiple...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2017

Sustainable Preservation Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap by Barry L. Stiefel, Amalia Leifeste Sustainable Preservation Where Environmental and Heritage Conservation Overlap
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Sustainable Preservation: Where Heritage Preservation and Environmental Conservation Overlap brings together ecological conservation theory and heritage preservation theory and shows how these two realms have common purpose. Through theoretical discussion and illustrative examples the book reframes the history of multiple...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2017

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Strengthening and Retrofitting of Existing Structures by Anibal Costa Strengthening and Retrofitting of Existing Structures

This book presents the fundamentals of strengthening and retrofitting approaches, solutions and technologies for existing structures. It addresses in detail specific techniques for the strengthening of traditional constructions, reinforced concrete buildings, bridges and their foundations. Finally, it discusses issues related...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures by Fernando (University of Minho, Portugal) Pacheco-Torgal Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures
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Eco-efficient Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Infrastructures provides an updated state-of-the-art review on eco-efficient repair and rehabilitation of concrete infrastructure. The first section focuses on deterioration assessment methods, and includes chapters on stress wave assessment, ground-penetrating radar, monitoring of corrosion,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Tantallon Castle 2018 Tantallon Castle, the Greatest Fortress of Renaissance Scotland by Alan Brown Tantallon Castle 2018 Tantallon Castle, the Greatest Fortress of Renaissance Scotland

Set on a rocky promontory above cliffs overlooking the Firth of Forth, Tantallon was arguably the greatest fortress of Renaissance Scotland. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always...
Format: Calendar - Released: 04/04/2017

Tantallon Castle 2018 Tantallon Castle, the Greatest Fortress of Renaissance Scotland by Alan Brown Tantallon Castle 2018 Tantallon Castle, the Greatest Fortress of Renaissance Scotland

Set on a rocky promontory above cliffs overlooking the Firth of Forth, Tantallon was arguably the greatest fortress of Renaissance Scotland. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always...
Format: Calendar - Released: 04/04/2017

Historical Buildings and Energy by Giovanna Franco, Anna Magrini Historical Buildings and Energy
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This book provides a methodological framework to set properly the thermal enhancement and energy efficiency in historical buildings during a renovation process. It describes the unique thermal features of historical properties, closely examining how the building materials, structural elements, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/03/2017

Curated Decay Heritage Beyond Saving by Caitlin DeSilvey Curated Decay Heritage Beyond Saving

A bold new approach to heritage conservation that embraces change and accommodates decay
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2017

Management of Historic Centres by Robert Pickard Management of Historic Centres

This book examines key themes for the management of historic urban centres within a representative sample of centres in different European countries. The twelve historic centres that have been chosen are spread throughout Europe. They are diverse in character and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2016

Historical Earthquake-Resistant Timber Frames in the Mediterranean Area by Nicola Ruggieri Historical Earthquake-Resistant Timber Frames in the Mediterranean Area

This book presents a selection of the best papers from the HEaRT 2013 conference, held in Cosenza, Italy, which provided a valuable forum for engineers and architects, researchers and educators to exchange views and findings concerning the technological history, construction...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/11/2016

Built Heritage: Monitoring Conservation Management by Lucia Toniolo Built Heritage: Monitoring Conservation Management

This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview on the most pressing issues in the conservation and management of archaeological, architectural, and urban landscapes. Multidisciplinary research is presented on a wide range of built heritage sites, from archaeological ruins and historic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2016

Strategic Management of Built Facilities by Craig Langston, Rima Lauge-Kristensen Strategic Management of Built Facilities
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The effective management of facilities can significantly improve business productivity. In this textbook the authors provide an overview of facility economics and outline the way in which businesses and facility managers can get better value from their physical assets. Students...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2016

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