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Heritage-based design

by Paul Meurs, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Heritage-based design concerns the relationship between design approaches and the cultural heritage essence of a monument. How to approach a design? How to get a grip on a site? How can a designer incorporate...

Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....

Reinventing Brantford: A University Comes Downtown

by Leo Groarke

In Reinventing Brantford, Leo Groarke revisits the grandeur of Brantford's past, explores its economic collapse, and tells the story of the arrival of Wilfred Laurier University, its early struggles, its commitment...

A study for the enhancement of the religious complex of the Orthodox church of the Annunciation in Nazareth

by Michele Culatti

The Study for the Enhancement of the Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth comprises a development proposal for the Annunciation religious complex in Nazareth in Israel, which, with its indoor and...

A Graveyard Preservation Primer

by Lynette Strangstad

A Graveyard Preservation Primer has proven itself to be a time-tested resource for many who are seeking information regarding the protection and preservation of historic graveyards This fresh, updated edition...

Historic Preservation in Indiana: Essays from the Field

by Nancy R. Hiller

Over the last half century, historic preservation has been on the rise in American cities and towns, from urban renewal and gentrification projects to painstaking restoration of Victorian homes and architectural...

The Pinecone

by Jenny Uglow

In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical Victorian church in England. This vivid, original book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed, passionate, and...

The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice

by Sarah S. Brophy & Elizabeth Wylie

The Green Museum shows museum professionals how they can incorporate green design into new construction and day to day operations, using sustainable practices to save on operating costs and make museums attractive...

American Lighthouses

by Ray Jones, Bruce Roberts & Cheryl Shelton-Roberts

A celebration of the great American lighthouses, their keepers, their histories, and their ongoing stories

For more than two centuries, lighthouses have helped sailors find their way through treacherous waters,...

Santiago de Compostela

by Bernd Nicolai & Klaus Rheidt

Die Kathedrale von Santiago de Compostela, als Ziel und Höhepunkt der Pilgerwege zum Jakobsgrab, darf heute mehr denn je Aufmerksamkeit beanspruchen, nicht nur als Ziel des Jakobsweges, sondern vor allem als...

The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England

by John Minnis

Although goods traffic accounted in many cases for a higher proportion of railway companies’ revenue than passengers, the buildings associated with it have received very little attention in comparison to their...

Defending Scilly

by Mark Bowden & Allan Brodie

The Isles of Scilly are renowned for their natural beauty, wild flowers and temperate climate, but there is another reason to visit these paradise islands. Since the 16th century they have been in the frontline...

Sketches of Early American Architecture

by O.R. Eggers & William H. Crocker

These 53 magnificent drawings by a distinguished architect recapture landmarks of colonial America. Originally published in 1922, Otto Reinhold Eggers' portfolio of pencil sketches depicts historic structures...

Chasing Covered Bridges

by Paul Parrott

A full color Virtual Encyclopedia"" of America's Covered Bridges! Chasing Covered Bridges lists locations, including state, county, etc.) and contains more than 260 full color featured photos, with a total of...

An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism

by Velvet Nelson

Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today’s global world. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse...

A Richer Heritage

by Robert E. Stipe

Surveying the past, present, and future of historic preservation in America, this book features fifteen essays by some of the most important voices in the field. A Richer Heritage will be an essential, thought-provoking...

A Golden Haze of Memory

by Stephanie E. Yuhl

Charleston, South Carolina, today enjoys a reputation as a destination city for cultural and heritage tourism. In A Golden Haze of Memory, Stephanie E. Yuhl looks back to the crucial period between 1920 and...

Japan's World Heritage Sites: Unique Culture, Unique Nature

by John Dougill

Visit the most compelling cultural and nature sites in all of Japan!

In Japan's World Heritage Sites, readers are introduced to the temples, gardens, castles and natural wonders for which Japan is so justly renowned—all...

Yin Yu Tang: The Architecture and Daily Life of a Chinese House

by Nancy Berliner

With hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information Yin Yu Tang tells the history of a traditional Chinese house and the fascinating stories of its occupants.

In the late Qing dynasty, around the year 1800,...

Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms

by Mira Locher, Kengo Kuma & Ben Simmons

By examining the Japanese history of buildings and building designs from prehistory to modern day, lovers of Japan will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this island country.

Simplicity, sensitivity...