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Icehouses by Tim Buxbaum
Book DescriptionIn the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and development of icehouses, using many illustrations to explain how they worked and how they improved as scientific knowledge increased. With a detailed description of the different uses of icehouses, as well as examples of some of the most elaborately decorative structures, this book provides a rare insight into an intriguing subject.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747801504
(210mm x 149mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 31-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tim Buxbaum
Icehouses, Paperback (April 2014)
Often hidden away or incorporated into other architectural features, icehouses are a largely forgotten part of our heritage. This book explains how icehouses developed; how, when and where they were built; and how they operated, including a chapter on icehouses from around the world.
Pargeting, Paperback (August 1999)View all books by Tim Buxbaum
Pargeting is the decoration of plastered and rendered finishes on the outside of a building. It is associated mainly with East Anglia, but there is a revival of interest in the technique. This study describes how craftsmen are being commissioned to renew their acquaintance with pargeting.
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Author Biography - Tim Buxbaum
Tim Buxbaum is a chartered architect in private practice in Suffolk, where he lives with his wife Ruth and two sons. Much of his professional work is conservation-orientated, but he also designs new buildings. This Album stems from his interest in garden architecture, which is reflected in his other publications. Scottish Garden Buildings, from Food to Folly, and, for Shire Publications, Scottish Doocots, Pargeting and the Shire County Guide to Suffolk.
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