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Conservation and Restoration

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Retrofitting the Built Environment

Swan, William
The physical upgrading of the existing domestic and industrial building stock to improve energy performance is an essential part of a transition to a low carbon society.
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Managing Built Heritage: The Role of Cultural Values and Significance

Bond , S & Worthington , D
This new edition examines management of built heritage through the use of values-led decision making, based on an understanding of the significance of the cultural asset. It considers how significance is assessed and used as an effective focus and driver for management strategies and processes.
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Building Environment: Practical Building Environment

English Heritage
Building Environment looks at the interaction between building materials and systems and their surroundings, and how this may lead to deterioration. It presents ways of assessing remedial treatments, and includes discussions on occupant health, and sustainable retrofitting.
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Practical Building Conservation: Metals

English Heritage
Suitable for architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators, this title looks at building materials ranging from the ancient to the modern.
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Construction Technology 3: The Technology of Refurbishment and Maintenance

Riley, M. & Cotgrave, A.
With an added emphasis on sustainability and energy performance as well as new sections on flooding and health and safety, this new edition has been thoroughly updated for Building Technology or Construction Management students studying the technology of refurbishment and rehabilitation of buildings.
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Maintenance Architecture

Sample, H
An inventive examination of a crucial but neglected aspect of architecture, by an architect writing to architects.
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Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design

Merlino, Kathryn Rogers
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Traditional Farm Buildings and their Conservation

Brunskill, R.W.
Combines text with diagrams and photographs to explain and illustrate the farm buildings. This work records the origins and uses of traditional building types, then explores the conflicting demands of conservation and re-use and the dangers of enthusiastic restorers who may unwittingly destroy the character of that which they desire to preserve.
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Why Preservation Matters

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