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Forthcoming Architectural Conservation and Building Conservation Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent

    Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature

    By Rumiko Handa

    Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to stay in its original state indefinitely, viewing any subsequent alterations as unintended effects or the results of...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Renovations

    An Inspirational Design Primer

    By Richard Wilcock

    The UK’s housing stock has proved to be remarkably durable, as houses from the 18th and 19th centuries are still adaptable to the requirements of modern living. However, the need to respect the environment and to reduce energy costs presents a new set of challenges for the owners of period...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  3. Natural Stone in the Built Environment

    Resources, Use and Conservation

    By Akos Torok, Richard Prikryl, Jirina Prikrylova

    Fundamental and interdisciplinary textbook on natural stone properties, occurrence, exploration, use, decay and conservation. Primary information source for third-year students and professionals using natural stone in the built environment. Intended for a wide academic and professional...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Specifications for Building Conservation

    Volume 1: External Structure

    Edited by Rory Cullen, Rick Meier

    This is the first of three volumes on specification writing for building conservation. By combining case studies and actual specifications this book provides the reader with an insight into how the National Trust approaches building conservation projects. Volume 1 focuses on the materials used in...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

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