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Conservation and Restoration

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Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings

Cullinane, John J.
The book includes background, rationale for treatment, annotated standards and guidelines for the treatment of historic buildings, building systems, and materials. It includes information on energy conservation, and meeting LEED as well as ADA requirements.
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Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

Durbin L
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Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage

Roca, Pere (Technical University of Cata
This book brings together the history of construction, materials and structural elements, with the history of conservation. It explains structural decisions made during the construction process which underlies the damage and collapse mechanisms in masonry for different forms of loading.
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Contemporary Theory of Conservation

Vinas Salvador Munoz-
Brings together ideas in conservation theory, presenting a structured, coherent analysis of the subject. This work is split into 3 parts such as: the fundamentals of conservation, questioning classical theories, and conservation ethics. It also shows the evolution of contemporary conservation theory.
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Conservation of Ruins

Ashurst, John
Defines various risks, which range from neglect, to destructive archeology, and intervention in the name of tourism. This book provides instruction on the conservation of ruins by structural and non-structural means, describing the procedures and conditions that need to be in place to ensure the protection of our important historic sites.
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Building Adaptation

Douglas, James**
Intended as a primer on the physical changes that can affect older properties, this book demonstrates the general principles, techniques, and processes needed when existing buildings must undergo alteration, conversion, extension, improvement, or refurbishment. It includes numerous illustrations and examples that focus on different building types.
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Historic Preservation Technology: A Primer

Young, Robert A.
This introduction to historic preservation goes well beyond the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and shows how wood, stone, masonry, and metal were used in the past and how adaptive re-use can be employed to bring modern amenities to historic structures.
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Refurbishment Projects: Health and safety management

Oloke D
Refurbishment Projects by David Oloke is a qualitative reference tool for exploring health and safety management and risk management of alteration, renovation and refurbishment projects.
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Structural Aspects of Building Conservation

Beckmann, Poul
A guide to the assessment and repair of historic buildings is invaluable for structural engineers, architects, surveyors and builders working in all aspects of building conservation. Taking a step-by-step approach, it discusses the appraisal of buildings and the differences in structural behaviour between new and existing structures.
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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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