Illustrated dictionary of architectural preservation:restoration- renovation- rehabilitation- resuse
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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 reuse ...the creation of designated historic districts ...structural restoration of landmark buildings ...and cleaning and preserving great works of architecture - by leading historic preservation firms. Preserve, protect, and defend historic architecture with the foremost resource in the field. This title is packed with photos and illustrations. It features user-friendly A-to-Z organization for quick information retrieval. It offers coverage of materials, components, building systems and codes, and more - all aspects of preservation.It includes numerous case studies of successful renovation projects. It is written by a leading figure in architectural design and presentation. Featuring great architects on great restorations, you'll find hundreds of listings and illustrations of the historic architects who designed the buildings being renovated today, along with the architectural firms that specialize in historic preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, renovation, and adaptive reuse.