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Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis: An Introduction with Case Studies

Rubino, Darrin L. (Hanover College, USA)
This book presents guidance, theory, case studies and methodologies for analysing tree-rings to accurately date and help preserve historic buildings and landscapes.
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Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

Wells, Jeremy C.
Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation addresses the question of how a human-centered conservation approach can and should change practice.
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Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings

Hudson, John A. (Imperial College London
This book covers the wide spectrum of subjects relating to obtaining and using building stones. The life of a building stone is explained from its origin in the quarry, through its exposure to the elements when used for a building, to its eventual deterioration.
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Wood Deterioration, Protection and Maintenance

Reinprecht L
Wood Deterioration, Protection and Maintenance provides an up to date discussion of the natural durability of wood, wood degradation processes, and methods of structural and chemical protection of wood.
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Vernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability: Proceedings of SosTierra 2017 (Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017)

Lopez-Manzanares , Fernando Vegas
The main topics in this book include vernacular earthen architecture, rehabilitation of vernacular earthen architecture, contemporary earthen architecture, restoration of monumental earthen architecture, lessons from vernacular heritage for a sustainable contemporary architecture and structural analysis of vernacular architecture.
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Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Brusaporci, Stefano
Highlights innovative trends in electronic preservation techniques. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as cultural complexities, participative heritage, architectural backgrounds, and virtual reconstruction, this is an ideal publication for academics, graduate students, engineers, and researchers interested in expanding their knowledge of heritage conservation systems.
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Twentieth-Century Building Materials - History and Conservation

Jester, Thomas C.
A guide to the materials used in architecture during the past century, as well as tips on building repair and restoration. With more than 200 illustrations, including a full-color photographic essay, it focuses on the history and conservation of modern building materials.
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Concrete - Case Studies in Conservation Practice

Croft, Catherine
The first title in a new series aimed at sharing best practices in the conservation of modern heritage.
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Historic Cities - Issues in Urban Conservation

Cody, Jeff
The next volume in the GCI's Readings in Conservation series brings together a selection of seminal writings on the conservation of historic cities.
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