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Conservation and Restoration

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Authentic Reconstruction: Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bold, John (University of Westminster, U
Examining the philosophy and practice of the 'authentic' reconstruction of historic buildings.
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Umbaukultur: The Architecture of Altering

Grafe, Christoph
This book introduces 30 examples that illustrate how seemingly everyday conversions can be turned into groundbreaking architecture, while eight essays shed light on the important role of conversion in history and the theory of architecture.
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Holz Bau - Timber Architecture In The Early Modern Period Of Germany

‘Holz Bau’ is a study conducted by a small architectural office in Tokyo on German timber architecture. It began with a hunch, a feeling of disconnection between conventional timber construction and traditional methods when designing timber buildings in Japan.
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Building Urban Resilience through Change of Use

Remoy, Hilde
"Describes all aspects of sustainable conversion adaptation of existing buildings and provides solutions for making urban settlements resilient to climate change"--
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Rivington's Building Construction

Offers comprehensive coverage of different aspects of building construction work. This title covers brickwork, carpentry and roofing, giving practical guidance on different aspects of the work and offering definitions of the terms used. It includes sections on joinery, stairs and floors.
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Inside Information: The defining concepts of interior design

Stone, Sally
From Ante- to Zeitgeist, this 'treasury' of principal terms and ideas is a provocative read for the interior design student. Readable and illustrated with over 150 images, it covers topics from the practical to the philosophical.
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