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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...


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...


Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction

by JoAnne Mancini & Keith Bresnahan

Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields,...


Mortars and Cements: Facsimile

by L.J. Vicat, J. Hawkesworth & J. T. Smith

L. J. Vicat's investigations into the nature and use of limes first appeared in this English language edition in 1837 translated by Captain J. T. Smith, with the inclusion of extensive notes on developments...


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...


Heritage: Conservation, Interpretation and Enterprise

by J.D. Fladmark

This volume deals with policy, methods and techniques for the stewardship of our land and our cultural assets. The focus is on interpretation and presentation of heritage themes, and the papers should be of...


Practical Stone Masonry

by Peter Hill & John David

Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring...


World Heritage and National Registers: Stewardship in Perspective

by Thomas R. Gensheimer & Celeste Lovette Guichard

Historic sites celebrate defining moments in history, memorialize important events and people, and contribute to the character of the locations where they are situated. Heritage designation, both globally and...


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...