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Conservation and Restoration

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Adaptive Reuse: Extending the Lives of Buildings

Wong, L
Using vivid imagery from Frankenstein to Rem Koolhaas, the author provides a comprehensive introduction to architectural design for adaptive reuse projects.
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Renovations: An Inspirational Design Primer

Wilcock, Richard
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Architectural Conservation - Principles and Practice

Orbasli, Aylin
Against a backdrop of the uniformity of global architecture, the preservation of the built heritage is increasingly being recognised as an important vehicle through which communities can maintain and celebrate their individuality and their diversity.
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Resource Salvation - The Architecture of Reuse

Gorgolewski M
A valuable source of information, insight, and fresh ideas about a crucial aspect of the growing sustainable design movement Mounting resource shortages worldwide coupled with skyrocketing extraction costs for new materials have made the prospect of materials reuse and recycling an issue of paramount importance.
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Clay and lime renders, plasters and paints: A How-to Guide to Using Natural Finishes

Bryce, K
This book was previously published under the title Using Natural Finishes. Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints is an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.
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Old Becomes New: Housing Transformation

Lucas, Dorian
How can homes be upgraded to meet today’s demands – from living comfort to energy efficiency and digital requirements? How can the fusion of the historic and the new be used as a design element?
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Conservation and Restoration of Built Heritage: A History of Conservation Culture and its More Recent Developments

D'Agostino, Salvatore (University of Nap
The word "conservation," when used in the context of preservation of built heritage, implies an intrinsically complex concept that evolved over time, since it has been influenced by the perception of history throughout time, since it has been influenced by the perception of history throughout time.
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A Tuscan Adventure: Castello di Potentino: The Restoration of a Castle

Horton, Charlotte
The fascinating story behind the revival of an ancient Italian castle and its enduring way of life.
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Les Docks Marseille: The Fascinating Reuse of a Historic Building

Femia, A
The large building, today known as Les Docks, designed by Gustave Desplaces and constructed between 1858 and 1864 on the model of the warehouses in the docklands of London, looks like a stone ship looming over the wharves of the port of Marseille.
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Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

English Heritage
Suitable for architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators, this title looks at building materials ranging from the ancient to the modern.
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