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Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings

Author/EditorCullinane, John J. (Author)
ISBN: 9780470767573
Pub Date07/12/2012
BindingHardback
Pages264
Dimensions (mm)243(h) * 197(w) * 20(d)
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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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. Including a companion CD featuring more than 400 how-to field guidelines individually printable for various treatment applications, this book provides comprehensive coverage for preservation professionals, architects, engineers, facility managers, and others working on preservation and restoration field.

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. Including a companion CD featuring more than 400 how-to field guidelines individually printable for various treatment applications, this book provides comprehensive coverage for preservation professionals, architects, engineers, facility managers, and others working on preservation and restoration field.

JOHN J. CULLINANE, AIA, is the President of John Cullinane Architect, LLC, an Annapolis, Maryland-based architectural/engineering firm that has undertaken rehabilitation designs for thousands of old and historic buildings across the United States. Since 1993, he has taught historic building maintenance for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and preservation planning for the National Preservation Institute. From 1975 to 1992, he was senior architect for the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at jcullinane@jcaaia.com.

Introduction v Chapter 1 The Approach to Historic Buildings, Building Systems, and Historic Materials 1 What Is Historic and Why 2 Building Systems 5 Windows and Doors 24 Lead-Based Paint 34 Materials 36 Chapter 2 What You Need to Know 45 Is the Building Historic, and Why? 45 Functional Aesthetic 60 What Is a Contributing Element of the Building, and Why Is It important to Know? 63 What Are the Treatment Approaches? 83 How to Develop and Undertake a Treatment Plan 84 Developing the Plan 86 Treatment Principles 87 How to Identify Sources of Failure and Corrective Actions 91 How to Maintain Old and Historic Buildings 100 Chapter 3 T he Standards, Guidelines, and Other Guidance Material 111 Preservation 115 Restoration 115 Reconstruction 117 Rehabilitation 120 Applying the Standards for Rehabilitation 120 Guidelines for the Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings 196 Preservation Briefs 199 How To 202 Chapter 4 Meeting Treatment Goals While Conserving Energy 209 Measuring the Energy Efficiency of Historic Properties 212 Embodied Energy 212 Preservation and Reuse of Old Buildings Maximizes Energy Conservation 213 Integrating Sustainable Design into Treatment Decisions 214 How to Conserve Energy in a Historic Building 216 Chapter 5 Making Old and Historic Buildings Accessible 219 Compliance with the 2010 Standards 220 Disability = Handicap 223 Fire Safety in an Old Building 237 2010 Standards Checklist 239 Index 245

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