Understanding Historic Building Conservation by Michael Forsyth
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Understanding Historic Building Conservation
By Michael Forsyth

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Conservation v. 1

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Understanding Historic Building Conservation by Michael Forsyth

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Understanding Historic Building Conservation discusses conservation philosophy and the importance of understanding the history of a building before making strategic decisions. It details the role of each conservation team member and sets out the challenges of conservation at planning level in urban, industrial and rural contexts and in the conservation of designed landscapes. The framework of legislation and charters within which these operate is described and the book also provides guidance on writing conservation plans, explains the fundamental issues of costing and contracts for conservation and highlights the importance of maintenance. Eighteen chapters written by the experts present today's key issues in historic building conservation: Timothy Cantell, Martin Cherry, Nigel Dann, Peter Davenport, Geoff Evans, Keith Falconer, Colin Johns, Jeremy Lake, Jonathan Lovie, Duncan McCallum, James Maitland Gard'ner, Martin Robertson, Adrian Stenning, David H. Tomback, Giles Waterfield, Philip Whitbourn, John Winter

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405111720
ISBN-10: 1405111720
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 194mm x 17mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Structures and Construction in Historic Building Conservation by Michael Forsyth Structures and Construction in Historic Building Conservation, Paperback (May 2014)

* gives key information in each area with where to go for more detailed guidance * strong focus on engineering and craft solutions * offers a comprehensive overview of a multi-disciplinary area to encourage disparate groups of professionals to work more closely * full colour throughout .

Understanding Historic Building Conservation by Michael Forsyth Understanding Historic Building Conservation, Paperback (September 2013)

* gives key information in each area with where to go for more detailed guidance * strong focus on engineering and craft solutions * offers a comprehensive overview of a multi-disciplinary area to encourage disparate groups of professionals to work more closely * full colour throughout .

Materials and Skills for Historic Building Conservation by Michael Forsyth Materials and Skills for Historic Building Conservation, Paperback (July 2012)

* gives key information in each area with where to go for more detailed guidance * strong focus on engineering and craft solutions * offers a comprehensive overview of a multi-disciplinary area to encourage disparate groups of professionals to work more closely * full colour throughout .

Interior Finishes and Fittings for Historic Building Conservation by Michael Forsyth Interior Finishes and Fittings for Historic Building Conservation, Hardback (October 2011)

This volume on the historic interior is the fourth of a series on Historic Building Conservation that combines conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials and structural and constructional conservation techniques and technology.

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Author Biography - Michael Forsyth

Dr Michael Forsyth, Architect and director of the postgraduate degree course in the Conservation of Historic Buildings, University of Bath.

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