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Conservation of buildings & building materials books

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A Heritage in Stone Characters and Conservation in North East Scotland by Ian Mitchell Davidson A Heritage in Stone Characters and Conservation in North East Scotland

The castles and other properties owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland are precious jewels in the crown of the nation's heritage. This book pays tribute to the people who have made the Trust's properties so very special.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

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

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. Finally, it discusses issues related to standards and economic decision support tools for retrofitting.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Non-Destructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures by Hugo Rodrigues Non-Destructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures

New technologies play an increasingly important role in the analysis, monitoring, restoration, and preservation of historic structures. These technological systems continue to get more advanced and complex, for example: 3D digital construction and documentation programming, 3D imaging data (including laser...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

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: 04/09/2017

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

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Conservation Geotechnics A Guide for Subsurface Construction Near Historic Structures by Debra F. (University College Dublin, Ireland) Laefer Conservation Geotechnics A Guide for Subsurface Construction Near Historic Structures
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Conservation geotechnics is about protecting above ground structures during subsurface engineering activities such as excavations, tunnels, dewatering, and blasting. Successful protection may require the strengthening of existing subsurface structures, as well as the buildings themselves. In all cases reliable risk...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Other books in this genre

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

Coping with Biological Growth on Stone Heritage Objects Methods, Products, Applications, and Perspectives by Daniela Pinna Coping with Biological Growth on Stone Heritage Objects Methods, Products, Applications, and Perspectives

Coping with Biological Grown on Stone Heritage Objects: Methods, Products, Applications, and Perspectives offers hands-on guidance for addressing the specific challenges involved in conserving historical monuments, sculptures, archaeological sites, and caves that have been attacked and colonized by micro- and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2017

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

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

Social Psychology of Health and Illness by Glenn S. Sanders Social Psychology of Health and Illness

This books describes how and why distant social influences, such as socialization practices, interpersonal relationships, and social organization, are often just as important as medical considerations in determining an individual's tendency toward health or illness. The essays describe some of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2017

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

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