Conservation of buildings & building materials

    Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Paperback £32.21

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle - in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the...

    When Galleries Shake - Earthquake Damage Mitigation for Muse

    By Jerry Podany

    Paperback £49.21

    Earthquakes pose myriad dangers to heritage collections worldwide. This book provides an accessible introduction to these dangers and to the methodologies developed at the Getty and other museums internationally for mitigating seismic vulnerability. Conceived as a primer and reference, this abundantly illustrated volume begins with an engaging overview of explanations...

    Why Preservation Matters

    By Max Page

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    Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, a critique of the preservation movement-and a bold vision for its future

    Sketches of Early American Architecture

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    Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England

    By John Minnis

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    An overview and introduction to railway goods sheds and warehouses in England with a comprehenzive gazetteer.

    Sustainable Building Conservation

    By Oriel Prizeman

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    Specifications for Building Conservation

    By Rory Cullen

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    Contains practical examples of specifications for building conservation.

    An Introduction to Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Legislation and Practice

    By Nick Lee Evans

    Paperback £33.06

    There are over half a million listed buildings in Britain, conservation areas can be found in every borough, and a large proportion of our housing stock pre-dates 1914. So, whether in extending a listed house, reordering a local church, or converting an historic warehouse, most architects will work with historic...

    Traditional Buildings in the Oxford Region

    By James Ayres

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    The pivotal position of the Oxford region in the geological and therefore building history of England is of fundamental importance to the study of traditional construction. Oxford occupies a central position on the ancient route between Northampton and Southampton and on the east - west road between London, The West...

    Staircases: History, Repair and Conservation

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    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they have been made...

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