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Autor: Michael Forsyth
ISBN-13: 9780470691151
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Seiten: 232
Sprache: Englisch
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Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Historic Building Conservation
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This book is the first in a series of volumes that combineconservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge oftraditional materials, and structural and constructionalconservation techniques and technology:
* Understanding Historic Building Conservation
* Materials & Skills in Historic BuildingConservation
* Structures & Construction in Historic BuildingConservation

The series aims to introduce each aspect of conservation and toprovide concise, basic and up-to-date knowledge for architects,surveyors and engineers as well as for commissioning client bodies,managers and advisors.

In each book, Michael Forsyth draws together chapters by leadingarchitects, structural engineers and related professionals toreflect the interdisciplinary nature of conservation work.

The books are structured to be of direct practical application,taking the reader through the process of historic buildingconservation and emphasising throughout the integrative teamworkinvolved.

This present volume - Understanding Historic BuildingConservation - discusses conservation philosophy and theimportance of understanding the history of a building before makingstrategic decisions. It details the role of each conservation teammember and sets out the challenges of conservation at planninglevel in urban, industrial and rural contexts and in theconservation of designed landscapes. The framework of legislationand charters within which these operate is described and the bookalso provides guidance on writing conservation plans, explains thefundamental issues of costing and contracts for conservation andhighlights the importance of maintenance.

Eighteen chapters written by the experts present today'skey issues in historic building conservation: Timothy Cantell,Martin Cherry, Nigel Dann, Peter Davenport, Geoff Evans, KeithFalconer, Colin Johns, Jeremy Lake, Jonathan Lovie, DuncanMcCallum, James Maitland Gard'ner, Martin Robertson, AdrianStenning, David H. Tomback, Giles Waterfield, Philip Whitbourn,John Winter.
Preface vi

Contributors viii

1 The past in the future Michael Forsyth 1

2 Architectural history and conservation Martin Cherry 9

3 Conservation and authenticity Martin Robertson 26

4 Regeneration and the historic environment Duncan McCallum 35

5 Problems and opportunities in rural conservation Jeremy Lake 46

6 Sustainable reuse of historic industrial sites Keith Falconer 74

7 Realms of memory: changing perceptions of the country house Giles Waterfield 88

8 Conserving buildings of the Modern Movement John Winter 96

9 Conservation and historic designed landscapes Jonathan Lovie 107

10 International standards and charters Philip Whitbourn 123

11 Conservation legislation in the United Kingdom: a brief history Colin Johns 131

12 Conservation legislation in the United Kingdom: looking ahead Colin Johns 140

13 The role of the archaeologist Peter Davenport 145

14 Preparing the conservation plan James Maitland Gardner 156

15 Costing and contracts for historic buildings Adrian Stenning and Geoff Evans 175

16 Maintenance in conservation Nigel Dann and Timothy Cantell 185

17 Building preservation trusts Colin Johns 199

18 Valuing our heritage David H. Tomback 204

Index 211

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Autor: Michael Forsyth
ISBN-13 :: 9780470691151
ISBN: 0470691158
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 232
Sprache: Englisch
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