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Architectural Conservation in Europe and the Americas

by Emily G. Makaš, John H. Stubbs & Mounir Bouchenaki

“From such well-known and long-vexed sites as the Athenian Acropolis to more contemporary locales like the Space Age Modernist capital city of Brasília, the conflicting and not always neatly resolvable forces...


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. Christopher P. Driscoll Conn

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...


Counterheritage: Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia

by Denis Byrne

The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage...


Consuming Architecture: On the Occupation, Appropriation and Interpretation of Buildings

by Daniel Maudlin & Marcel Vellinga

Projecting forward in time from the processes of design and construction that are so often the focus of architectural discourse, Consuming Architecture examines the variety of ways in which buildings are consumed...


Cinema Houston: From Nickelodeon to Megaplex

by David Welling & Jack Valenti

Cinema Houston celebrates a vibrant century of movie theatres and moviegoing in Texas's largest city. Illustrated with more than two hundred historical photographs, newspaper clippings, and advertisements, it...


Houston Lost and Unbuilt

by Steven R. Strom

Driven by an almost fanatical desire for whatever is new, "modern," and likely to make money, Houston is constantly in the process of remaking itself. Few structures remain from the nineteenth century, and even...


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...


Staircases: History, Repair and Conservation: History, Repair and Conservation

by James W. P. Campbell & Michael Tutton

The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more...


Contested and Shared Places of Memo: History and Politics in North Eastern Europe

by Jorg Hackmann & Marko Lehti

The Baltic-Russian debates on the past have become a hot spot of European memory politics. Violent protests and international tensions accompanying the removal of the "Bronze Soldier" monument, which commemorated...


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...


Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice (Second Edition)

by Norman Tyler, Ted J. Ligibel & Ilene R. Tyler

Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability. This is the only book to cover...


The Country Blacksmith

by David Mcdougall

This book tells the story of the country blacksmith and his importance as the hub of village life. It describes his techniques, tools, and contribution to rural work. It includes the mythology of the blacksmith...


The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France: A Guidebook

by James Bromwich

This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in...


Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers

by Ronald G. Knapp, Wang Gungwu & A. Chester Ong

The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia have had important implications for both regions. In Southeast Asia this influence can be seen in the architecturally eclectic homes...


Historic Preservation and the Livable City

by Eric W. Allison & Lauren Peters

For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities. The author Eric Allison, the founder and coordinated of the graduate historic...


John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscape

by Jody Beck

"A model city, the hope of democracy" - John Nolen on his suggested plans for Madison, Wisconsin

This book connects John Nolen's political and social visions with his design proposals by analyzing his extensive...


International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation: Saving the World S Past

by Zeynep Aygen

The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation,...


Texas State Parks and the CCC: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps

by Angela S. Reed, Cynthia A. Brandimarte & Carter Smith

From Palo Duro Canyon in the Panhandle to Lake Corpus Christi on the coast, from Balmorhea in far West Texas to Caddo Lake near the Louisiana border, the state parks of Texas are home not only to breathtaking...