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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....


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...


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...


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...


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...


World Heritage and National Registers: Stewardship in Perspective

by Thomas R. Gensheimer & Celeste Lovette Guichard

Historic sites celebrate and memorialize important events and people, contributing to the character of the locations where they are situated. Heritage designation is a contested issue. As detailed in World Heritage...


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...


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...


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

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

Featuring over 350 beautiful photographs, Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia captures the architectural heritage of a vibrant community.

The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia...


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...


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...


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...


Born on the Island: The Galveston We Remember

by Eugene Aubry, Lyda Ann Quinn Thomas & Stephen Fox

In sixty-seven exquisite watercolors and drawings, nationally famous architect Eugene Aubry captures on paper the sensibilities, the memories, and the grace that evokes Galveston, especially for those who are...


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...


New England's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide

by Benjamin D. Evans & June R. Evans

A complete guide to more than 200 covered bridges in the six New England states.


Restoring Shakertown: The Struggle to Save the Historic Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

by Thomas Parrish

Founded in 1806, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, was a thriving community for much of the nineteenth century. Eventually, a steadily shrinking membership saw the gradual decline of this remarkable...