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  1. Building Limes in Conservation

    Edited by Ian Brocklebank

    Conservation practitioners have long recognized the importance of using limes in repairing historic buildings. But research into the application of limes over the past twenty years has revealed that many of our assumptions about how limes were used historically may well be over-simplistic or even...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Structural Design in Building Conservation

    By Dimitris Theodossopoulos

    No building is properly conserved if it is not structurally sound. Consequently architects, engineers and conservation officers need an adequate grounding in the technology, the materials and the historic origins of the building in order to complete a conservation project successfully. Structural...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. English Ironwork of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    By J Starkie Gardner

    This title comes with a new Introduction by Bethan Griffiths and Peter Milington. We are fortunate today that there is a far greater understanding and appreciation of our heritage, and how it should be cared for, than there was at the time J. Starkie Gardner's book was written. For the many people...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Recording, Documentation and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places

    Edited by Robin Letellier, Rand Eppich

    This two volume guide provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles and guidelines for documenting cultural heritage places. It seeks to aid heritage managers and decision makers in understanding their roles and responsibilities inn this essential activity. Volume 1 (Guiding...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Maintenance of Historic Buildings: A Practical Handbook

    By Jurgen Klemisch

    Maintenance helps to preserve the significance of a historic building, retaining both the structural integrity of the building fabric and its appearance. Maintenance can extend a building's life, reduce or remove the need for repairs and ultimately offers a sustainable approach to the conservation...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Adams' Building Construction

    By Henry Adams

    Henry Adams' Building Construction was first published in 1906. It was reprinted several times and revised in 1912 with the addition of 24 pages on reinforced concrete. Beautifully illustrated with over 2,300 engravings and twelve tinted plates, it is reprinted here, unabridged, for the first time...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Surveying Historic Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Watt

    This bestselling book has been fully revised and updated to include valuable new case studies and examples which help to demonstrate the common problems found in older buildings. It features many additional photographs illustrating the decay mechanims and individual issues associated with damp,...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain

    By Geoffrey Beard, Jeff Orton, Richard Ireland

    Decorative plasterwork was created by skilled craftsmen, and for over four hundred years it has been an essential part of the interior decoration of the British country house. In this detailed and comprehensive study, Geoffrey Beard has created a book that will delight the eye and inform the...

    Published January 30th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

    By Carole Ryan

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Roof Construction and Repair

    By E Molloy

    Written by a traditional roofer during the Second World War, this reprint of the 1945 edition presents useful step by step guidance on the right techniques for laying and repairing roofs. It highlights the options for repairing damage rather than stripping and relaying the roof. The first four...

    Published September 21st 2010 by Routledge