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Illustrated dictionary of architectural preservation : restoration, renovation, rehabilitation, reuse

Author: Ernest Burden
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Professionals and students alike will refer to this treasure trove of information and images again and again for practical solutions in preservation - and for pure visual pleasure. The unique, visual approach to restoration, convenient A-to-Z organization, and extensive cross-referencing make this must-have volume as easy to use as it is indispensable. Readers will find abundant information and examples on adaptive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burden, Ernest E., 1934-
Illustrated dictionary of architectural preservation.
New York : McGraw-Hill, 2004
(OCoLC)607168822
Online version:
Burden, Ernest E., 1934-
Illustrated dictionary of architectural preservation.
New York : McGraw-Hill, 2004
(OCoLC)607752052
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Burden
ISBN: 0071428380 9780071428385
OCLC Number: 53276764
Description: vii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionDictionary is organized in A - Z format and contains extensive cross-referencing and illustrating photographs
Responsibility: Ernest Burden.

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A treasure trove of information and images for practical solutions in preservation. It provides information and examples on adaptive reuse; the creation of designated historic districts; structural  Read more...
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Burden defines building types, components and construction techniques (from abrasion to zonolite concrete) and lists firms that have designed or restored structures from Vitruvius in the first Read more...

 
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