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Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings

Carroon, Jean
Sustainable Preservation takes a nuanced look at the hundreds of choices that adaptive reuse requires architects to make from ingenious ways to redeploy existing structural elements to time-honored techniques for natural ventilation to creation of wetlands that restore a site's natural biological functions.
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Time Honored: A Global View of Architectural Conservation

Stubbs, John H
A comprehensive survey of the practice, theory, and structure of architectural heritage conservation throughout the world. Offering an argument for why architectural conservation is indispensable to modern life, Time Honored describes its parameters and evolution in an historical context.
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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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Water in Buildings: An Architect's Guide to Moisture and Mold

Rose, William
The definitive guide to understanding and managing the effects of water on buildings Water in Buildings: An Architect's Guide to Moisture and Mold is a detailed and highly useful reference to help architects and other design professionals create dry, healthy environments, without jeopardizing a project with poor liability management.
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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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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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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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