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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...


Bartram Covered Bridge: Spanning History

by George D. Conn & Christopher P. Driscoll

Bartram Covered Bridge: Spanning History chronicles the complete history of Bartram Covered Bridge, located in Newtown Square (southeastern PA), including color and rare photos, community remembrances and much...


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 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...


Practical Heritage Management

by Scott F. Anfinson

Practical Heritage Management provides a comprehensive overview of American cultural resource management (CRM) and historic preservation. It is a textbook designed for introductory and advanced college courses...


The Ward Uncovered

by John Lorinc, Holly Martelle, Michael McClelland & Tatum Taylor

• Drawing on the great success of The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto’s First Immigrant Neighbourhood, this sequel will focus on an archaeological dig that began with the discovery of artifacts from this...


Babylon of Egypt

by Peter Sheehan

This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this...


Villa of the Birds

by Wojcech Kolataj, Grzegorz Majcherek & Ewa Parandowska

This fascinating book describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria,...


Creating Medieval Cairo

by Paula Sanders

This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and cultural contexts:...


Brownsville Architecture: A Visual History

by Pino Shah, Eileen Mattei & Carrie Rood

Brownsville Architecture: A Visual History reveals the heritage and history of Texas’s southernmost city as told by its buildings. Outstanding architectural images by Pino Shah show the influence of diverse...


Famous Times

by Angus Gordon

The Gordon family have a historic woolshed, which was built in 1886. It has been turned into a museum to the sheep industry and has an auditorium, where shearing and dog shows are held for tourists. The idea...


A History of Logging and Wood Milling in Brazoria County, Texas

by James Smith

Many people in Brazoria County, Texas, are unaware that a lumbering industry exists or has ever existed in the county. Books and other publications have written about the countys other industries and enterprises...


Southern Splendor

by Marc R. Matrana, Robin S. Lattimore & Michael W. Kitchens

Few things evoke thoughts and memories of the past more than a house from a bygone era, and few places are identified and symbolized more by historic dwellings than the American South. Plantation houses built...


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...


John C. Parkin, Archives and Photography

by Linda Fraser, Michael McMordie & Geoffrey Simmins

Architectural practice in post-World War II Canada brought substantial change to the face of the Canadian built environment, led by the contribution of John C. Parkin. As senior partner at the Toronto-based...