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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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Heritage Planning: Principles and Process

Kalman, Harold
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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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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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The Craft of Stonemasonry

Daniels, Chris
The craft of stonemasonry will never be a dying art. This book introduces the world of the artist craftsman, from the basic essentials of selecting stone, developing tool skills and techniques, to producing set-work pieces of the highest quality to become part of the built heritage.
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Thatches and Thatching: A Handbook for Owners, Thatchers and Conservators

Sanders, Marjorie & Angold, Roger
Examines the building industry's response to thatching issues, and its achievements in bringing the craft of thatching into the twenty-first century. This title shows how it has secured a sustainable and viable future for thatch, without compromising tradition.
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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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