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Cultural heritage identifies and preserves past achievements for the benefit of future generations. Examining the extent to which heritage preservation is feasible in an era governed by modernism and globalization is essential for both regional development and cultural conservation. Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage provides innovative ...
Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage
Cultural heritage identifies and preserves past achievements for the benefit of future generations. Examining the extent to which heritage preservation is feasible in an era governed by modernism and globalization is essential for both regional development and cultural conservation. Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage provides innovative insights into digital technologies that have produced important methodological changes in the documentation, analysis, and conservation of cultural heritage. The content within this publication represents the work of digital restoration, inclusive communication, and reality-based representation. It is a vital reference source for software developers, sociologists, policymakers, tourism managers, and academicians seeking coverage on digital technologies and data processing in cultural heritage.
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204.750000 USD

Conservation, Restoration, and Analysis of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage

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Building Back Better (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of action for ...
Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better
Building Back Better (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of action for disaster risk reduction globally in the next 15 years by the United Nations Sendai Framework. However, there has consistently been a mismatch and confusion in the interpretation of the phrase and what BBB encapsulates which has made proper implementation difficult and unsuccessful at times. This book explains the concept of Building Back Better as an innovative holistic approach to rebuilding a community following a disaster event in order to develop resilience. It begins by exploring the background, development and definitions of BBB. The theory behind establishing BBB as a holistic concept is explained and the internationally recognised BBB Framework developed by the authors is introduced and described. Each of the components of the Framework are explained in detail with findings from international research and case studies from the US, Haiti, Indonesia, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Gaza, China, Australia, UK and New Zealand, providing practical recommendations for implementation in recovery projects. There is a focus on the translation of BBB theory into practice to assist implementers to use the BBB Framework and BBB Indicators introduced in this book as an effective tool to plan and implement disaster recovery projects. This publication can be used as a handbook by government, non-governmental and private industry practitioners to prepare for and implement post disaster recovery projects that benefit and strengthen local communities and as a core text on international Disaster and Energy Management courses.
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68.24 USD

Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

by Regan Potangaroa, Suzanne Wilkinson, Sandeeka Mannakkara
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Chinese wallpaper has been an important element of western interior decoration for three hundred years. As trade between Europe and China flourished in the seventeenth century, Europeans developed a strong taste for Chinese art and design. The stunningly beautiful wall coverings now known as `Chinese wallpaper' were developed by Chinese ...
Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland
Chinese wallpaper has been an important element of western interior decoration for three hundred years. As trade between Europe and China flourished in the seventeenth century, Europeans developed a strong taste for Chinese art and design. The stunningly beautiful wall coverings now known as `Chinese wallpaper' were developed by Chinese painting workshops in response to western demand. In spite of their spectacular beauty, Chinese wallpapers have not been studied in any depth until relatively recently. This book provides an overview of some of the most significant Chinese wallpapers surviving in the British Isles. Sumptuously illustrated, it shows how these wallpapers became a staple ingredient of high-end interiors while always retaining a touch of the exotic.
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42.66 USD

Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland

by Emile de Bruijn
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Communities have witnessed a fundamental shift in the ways they interact with heritage sites. Much of this change has been driven by the rapid democratization and widespread adoption of enabling technologies. As expediency is embraced in the collection and analysis of data, there may also be a certain amount of ...
Analysis, Conservation, and Restoration of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage
Communities have witnessed a fundamental shift in the ways they interact with heritage sites. Much of this change has been driven by the rapid democratization and widespread adoption of enabling technologies. As expediency is embraced in the collection and analysis of data, there may also be a certain amount of intimacy lost with both the tangible and intangible vestiges of the past. Analysis, Conservation, and Restoration of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage is a collection of innovative research on the quantitative methods and digital workflows transforming cultural heritage. There is no contesting the value of advanced non-destructive diagnostic imaging techniques for the analysis of heritage structures and objects. Highlighting topics including 3D modeling, conservation, and digital surveying, this book is ideally designed for conservation and preservation specialists, archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, academicians, and students seeking current research on data-driven, evidence-based decision making to improve intervention outcomes.
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204.750000 USD

Analysis, Conservation, and Restoration of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage

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Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on green architecture and sustainability. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the many facets of historic preservation: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation ...
Historic Preservation, Third Edition: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice
Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on green architecture and sustainability. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the many facets of historic preservation: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles. An ideal introduction to the field for students, historians, preservationists, property owners, local officials, and community leaders, this thoroughly revised edition addresses new subjects, including heritage tourism and partnering with the environmental community. It also includes updated case studies to reflect the most important historic preservation issues of today; and brings the conversation into the twenty-first century.
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41.950000 USD

Historic Preservation, Third Edition: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice

by Ted J. Ligibel, Ilene R. Tyler, Norman Tyler
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Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation addresses the question of how a human-centred conservation approach can and should change practice. For the most part, there are few answers to this question because professionals in the heritage conservation field do not use social science research methodologies to manage cultural landscapes, assess historical ...
Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice
Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation addresses the question of how a human-centred conservation approach can and should change practice. For the most part, there are few answers to this question because professionals in the heritage conservation field do not use social science research methodologies to manage cultural landscapes, assess historical significance and inform the treatment of building and landscape fabric. With few exceptions, only academic theorists have explored these topics while failing to offer specific, usable guidance on how the social sciences can actually be used by heritage professionals. In exploring the nature of a human-centred heritage conservation practice, we explicitly seek a middle ground between the academy and practice, theory and application, fabric and meanings, conventional and civil experts, and orthodox and heterodox ideas behind practice and research. We do this by positioning this book in a transdisciplinary space between these dichotomies as a way to give voice (and respect) to multiple perspectives without losing sight of our goal that heritage conservation practice should, fundamentally, benefit all people. We believe that this approach is essential for creating an emancipated built heritage conservation practice that must successfully engage very different ontological and epistemological perspectives.
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52.450000 USD

Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

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The Illinois Abraham Lincoln lived in-a place of unbroken prairie, steamboats, railroads, log cabins, and rural county seats-long ago gave way to the modern world of interstate highways, commercial farmland, and cities. Yet houses and inns from Lincoln's time survive, providing a physical connection to the past. This richly illustrated ...
Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln's Illinois
The Illinois Abraham Lincoln lived in-a place of unbroken prairie, steamboats, railroads, log cabins, and rural county seats-long ago gave way to the modern world of interstate highways, commercial farmland, and cities. Yet houses and inns from Lincoln's time survive, providing a physical connection to the past. This richly illustrated compendium of twenty-two historic buildings in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area includes houses, a hotel, and an art center, all of which are open to the public. Each site links today's visitors with a place Lincoln lived, a home of a Lincoln friend or a colleague, or a spot that illuminates Lincoln's era and legacy in central Illinois. Along with dozens of modern full-color photographs and historical photographs, entries contain explorations of historical connections to Lincoln and detailed information about exceptional features and artifacts. Complete with maps, the book is a handy guide for day trips, extended tours, or armchair adventures. The four homes in which Lincoln or members of his extended family lived include Thomas Lincoln's log cabin and the Vachel Lindsay house, where Mary Lincoln's sister, Ann Todd Smith, resided in Springfield. Eight homes of Lincoln's friends and acquaintances, including John Greene Shastid and David Davis, give the impression that Lincoln easily moved between humble halls and lavish parlors. Ten other sites, -including the homes of an abolitionist, a farmer, and Illinois governors as well as Joseph Smith's homestead and mansion and Carl Sandburg's birthplace, -reveal how nineteenth-century Illinoisans lived and show that Lincoln's cultural legacy was still very much alive long after he left the state. An appendix features related sites and the Pittsfield talking house tour. A showcase of Illinois heritage, this enlightening guide promotes a new understanding of Lincoln's relationships with family, friends, colleagues, and political allies and inspires readers to visit these historic treasures in person.
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23.050000 USD

Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln's Illinois

by Erika Holst
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The Secret Wonders of the World: Archaeology
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9.420000 USD

The Secret Wonders of the World: Archaeology

by Alexis Woodbine
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East Brother: History of an Island Light Station
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26.200000 USD

East Brother: History of an Island Light Station

by Thomas K Butt, Frank Perry
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Gratitude Journal: 90 Day Gratitude Journal for Kids, Teens and Little Girls, Daily Prompts for Writing & Record, Thankful Every Day, I Am Thankful For, Think & Prayer, Verse, Lifetime of Happiness
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6.180000 USD

Gratitude Journal: 90 Day Gratitude Journal for Kids, Teens and Little Girls, Daily Prompts for Writing & Record, Thankful Every Day, I Am Thankful For, Think & Prayer, Verse, Lifetime of Happiness

by Tina R Kelly
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Eat Sleep Preserve Cute Architectural Conservation Officer Notebook, Medium College Lined Journal
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8.390000 USD

Eat Sleep Preserve Cute Architectural Conservation Officer Notebook, Medium College Lined Journal

by Useful Books
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Gratitude Journal for Kids: Space Rocket Cover, Gratitude Journal Diary Record for Children with Daily Prompts to Writing, Gratitude Everyday, Mindfulness Diary for Teens, Girls & Boys, Children Happiness Notebook, Journal Writing Self-Help, Daily for Tha
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6.290000 USD

Gratitude Journal for Kids: Space Rocket Cover, Gratitude Journal Diary Record for Children with Daily Prompts to Writing, Gratitude Everyday, Mindfulness Diary for Teens, Girls & Boys, Children Happiness Notebook, Journal Writing Self-Help, Daily for Tha

by Tina R Kelly
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Halloween Composition Notebook: Writing Journal College Ruled School Supplies for Student
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6.250000 USD

Halloween Composition Notebook: Writing Journal College Ruled School Supplies for Student

by Jasmine Books
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Preserving Smithville: Building Memories One Picture at a Time
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12.580000 USD

Preserving Smithville: Building Memories One Picture at a Time

by Barbara a Fanson
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McAllen Architecture: A Visual Journey: By Pino Shah and Geoff Alger
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41.950000 USD

McAllen Architecture: A Visual Journey: By Pino Shah and Geoff Alger

by Geoff Alger, Pino Shah
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Historic Preservation: Architecture Journal
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8.390000 USD

Historic Preservation: Architecture Journal

by Anthony R Carver
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McAllen Architecture: A Visual Journey: By Pino Shah and Geoff Alger
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26.200000 USD

McAllen Architecture: A Visual Journey: By Pino Shah and Geoff Alger

by Geoff Alger, Pino Shah
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Lost Places in Gemany - Hoppegarten: The Black and White Photographies
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10.400000 USD

Lost Places in Gemany - Hoppegarten: The Black and White Photographies

by Rainer Strzolka
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Haranglab Zvonik Holzglockenturm
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16.800000 USD

Haranglab Zvonik Holzglockenturm

by Dr Andreja Benko, Dr Borut Juvanec
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Connecticut boasts some of the oldest and most distinctive architecture in New England, from Colonial churches and Modernist houses to refurbished nineteenth-century factories. The state's history includes landscapes of small farmsteads, country churches, urban streets, tobacco sheds, quiet maritime villages, and town greens, as well as more recent suburbs and ...
Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places
Connecticut boasts some of the oldest and most distinctive architecture in New England, from Colonial churches and Modernist houses to refurbished nineteenth-century factories. The state's history includes landscapes of small farmsteads, country churches, urban streets, tobacco sheds, quiet maritime villages, and town greens, as well as more recent suburbs and corporate headquarters. In his guide to this rich and diverse architectural heritage, Christopher Wigren introduces readers to 100 places across the state. Written for travelers and residents alike, the book features buildings visible from the road. Featuring more than 200 illustrations, the book is organized thematically. Sections include concise entries that treat notable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities, emphasizing the importance of the built environment and its impact on our sense of place. The text highlights key architectural features and trends and relates buildings to the local and regional histories they represent. There are suggestions for further reading and a helpful glossary of architectural terms A project of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, the book reflects more than 30 years of fieldwork and research in statewide architectural survey and National Register of Historic Places programs.
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Notions of authenticity lie at the heart of many questions about heritage and identity in the built environment. These questions are most pertinent when buildings have been destroyed in disaster or war, and the built fabric is being reconstructed to reinstate traditional or historic appearances in place of what was ...
Authentic Reconstruction: Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage
Notions of authenticity lie at the heart of many questions about heritage and identity in the built environment. These questions are most pertinent when buildings have been destroyed in disaster or war, and the built fabric is being reconstructed to reinstate traditional or historic appearances in place of what was lost. Authentic Reconstruction examines this idea of reconstruction, using it as a prompt to examine a range of deeper issues on heritage and the built environment. From post-WWII reconstruction programmes through to the rebuilding of historic cultural landscapes lost in natural disasters, this collection of essays by heritage specialists provides a wide range of case-studies and discussions. Each presents responses to crises and lessons learned, in order to extrapolate general guidelines for future actions by politicians, architects and planners in reconstructing buildings. The book also looks beyond disaster and war, noting how authenticity bears on political intentions and image building, exploring how reconstruction is used to tell a political or historical story, so conditioning the ways in which the built environment is perceived and appreciated by its users. This is not just about the buildings as bricks and mortar, but about perceptions of identity and the social and historical values which buildings and spaces embody for a richly diverse population. This book will be valuable to all who are concerned with heritage as practitioners or consumers, particularly those concerned with reconstruction and the creation of authentic places and experiences: architects, architectural historians, town planners, preservationists, conservationists, and those involved in heritage management and material culture.
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98.700000 USD

Authentic Reconstruction: Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

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Chevening stands in a magnifi cent park below the wooded escarpment of the North Downs in Kent. It has a history dating back around 800 years, but the house we see today is almost entirely the creation of seven generations of the Stanhope family, building on the original Inigo Jones ...
Chevening: A Seat of Diplomacy
Chevening stands in a magnifi cent park below the wooded escarpment of the North Downs in Kent. It has a history dating back around 800 years, but the house we see today is almost entirely the creation of seven generations of the Stanhope family, building on the original Inigo Jones house of 1630. For 250 years the Stanhopes served their country as soldiers and statesmen, and at Chevening as patrons of architecture and art. This new guide highlights the contributions of the Earls and Countesses Stanhope to the building, furniture, pictures, gardens and landscape of Chevening. It also gives a short account of the family in the wider world in order to set their creations in context. The decoration and architectural features of each of the rooms - from the Entrance Hall with its spectacular swirling staircase of c. 1721 to the sumptuous Tapestry Room with its rare Berlin tapestries woven by Huguenot craftsmen in 1708 - are described and illustrated, and signifi cant and unusual works of art highlighted, such as important portraits by Allan Ramsay, Thomas Gainsborough, and Sir Thomas Lawrence. The Estate consists of some 3,000 acres, and the gardens include a lake, maze, parterre and a double hexagonal walled kitchen garden. The history of the garden is explored, from the extensive landscaping in the formal style by the 1st and 2nd Earls in the early 18th century, to the naturalistic style created in 1775-78 - much of the character of which survives today - to the re-formalizing in the 19th century, with the creation of the `Italian' gardens, a maze and hedged allees. The wonderful restoration of recent decades and the replanting to the designs of Elizabeth Banks is celebrated with new photography. Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Chevening Act coming into eff ect with the death of the last Earl Stanhop and the 300th anniversary of his family's acquisition of Chevening Estate.
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51.19 USD

Chevening: A Seat of Diplomacy

by Julius Bryant
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The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition of Jukka Jokilehto's groundbreaking book continues the story ...
A History of Architectural Conservation
The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition of Jukka Jokilehto's groundbreaking book continues the story to bring the history of architectural conservation right up to the modern day. Jokilehto draws on his distinguished career of over 40 years at ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, founded by UNESCO) to provide studies from Europe, the Middle East, the USA, Japan, India, China, Australia and South America. This accessible and well-written introduction to the history and theory of architectural conservation is richly illustrated in full colour and will be an essential go-to guide for students and practitioners worldwide.
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81.89 USD

A History of Architectural Conservation

by Jukka Jokilehto
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Chinese wallpaper has been an important element of western interior decoration for three hundred years. As trade between Europe and China flourished in the seventeenth century, Europeans developed a strong taste for Chinese art and design. The stunningly beautiful wall coverings now known as `Chinese wallpaper' were developed by Chinese ...
Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland
Chinese wallpaper has been an important element of western interior decoration for three hundred years. As trade between Europe and China flourished in the seventeenth century, Europeans developed a strong taste for Chinese art and design. The stunningly beautiful wall coverings now known as `Chinese wallpaper' were developed by Chinese painting workshops in response to western demand. In spite of their spectacular beauty, Chinese wallpapers have not been studied in any depth until relatively recently. This book provides an overview of some of the most significant Chinese wallpapers surviving in the British Isles. Sumptuously illustrated, it shows how these wallpapers became a staple ingredient of high-end interiors while always retaining a touch of the exotic.
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59.72 USD

Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland

by Emile de Bruijn
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Bridges, the least known and understood of China's many wonders, are one of its most striking and resilient feats of architectural prowess. Chinese Bridges brings together a thorough look at the marvels of Chinese bridge design from one of the world's leading experts on Chinese culture and historical geography, Ronald ...
Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture from China's Past
Bridges, the least known and understood of China's many wonders, are one of its most striking and resilient feats of architectural prowess. Chinese Bridges brings together a thorough look at the marvels of Chinese bridge design from one of the world's leading experts on Chinese culture and historical geography, Ronald G. Knapp. While many consider bridges to be merely utilitarian civil engineering, the bridges of China move beyond that stereotype, as many are undeniably dramatic, even majestic and daring. Chinese Bridges illustrates in detail 20 well-preserved ancient bridges, along with descriptions and essays on the distinctive architectural elements shared by the various designs. For the first time in an English-language book, Chinese Bridges records scores of newly discovered bridges across China's vast landscape, illustrated with over 400 colour photographs, as well as woodblock prints, historic images, paintings and line drawings.
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17.800000 USD
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When the A&M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire that destroyed Old Main. Subsequent buildings generally followed this neoclassical path, but the growth of the campus ...
Architecture That Speaks: S. C. P. Vosper and Ten Remarkable Buildings at Texas A&M
When the A&M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire that destroyed Old Main. Subsequent buildings generally followed this neoclassical path, but the growth of the campus in the Depression era saw the addition of an extraordinary group of buildings, sited in accordance with a master plan developed by college architect F. E. Giesecke and designed by S. C. P. Vosper, each of whom also held faculty positions in the first architecture program at a state college in Texas. The buildings designed by Vosper are arguably the finest buildings on the campus, uniquely expressive of the agricultural and mechanical origins of the university; they delight the senses with color, sculpture, and wit. Nancy T. McCoy and David G. Woodcock, distinguished preservation architects and scholars, review the history of Texas A&M campus architecture and provide in-depth coverage of Vosper and his legacy. Illustrated by the sumptuous photography of Carolyn Brown, Architecture That Speaks concludes with observations on recent approaches toward the reuse and rehabilitation of campus heritage architecture and a view to the future, as plans evolve for further development of the campus that maintains a respect for both strategic vision and historical heritage.
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42.000000 USD

Architecture That Speaks: S. C. P. Vosper and Ten Remarkable Buildings at Texas A&M

by David G Woodcock, Nancy T McCoy
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Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, on the northeast coast of South America, has been described as 'the Venice of the West Indies', and its elegant canals and bridges, lush tropical vegetation and handsome buildings make it a place of great beauty. The city's architecture is essentially colonial, having been moulded ...
City of Wooden Houses: Georgetown, Guyana
Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, on the northeast coast of South America, has been described as 'the Venice of the West Indies', and its elegant canals and bridges, lush tropical vegetation and handsome buildings make it a place of great beauty. The city's architecture is essentially colonial, having been moulded by the French, Dutch, British and Spanish during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Built in a classical style reinterpreted by local craftsmen and realized largely in the region's plentiful wood rather than more durable brick and stone, these buildings are now suffering from neglect and the ravages of the hot, humid climate. Some are being carefully preserved and maintained, but many more are disintegrating or being demolished to make way for new development, much of it in glass and concrete.This book documents those colonial buildings, some of which have disappeared even since they were photographed. Compton Davis begins by giving a brief history of Georgetown itself, describing the influences that resulted in its charming and characteristic architecture, and explaining the various house types that are to be found in the city. The main part of the book is organized geographically, dividing the city into its various districts and describing the notable houses to be found in each. Photographs of the buildings and their particular features are accompanied by short descriptive and historical texDuring the thirty years since the project began, a number of the buildings have disappeared-some destroyed by fire and others by decay, and some more recently demolished and replaced by concrete structures. The photographs have become a historical document and visual archive that charts the transformation of the building culture of Georgetown during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from its original colonial wooden structures to an international style based on glass and concrete. The photographs also commemorate the elegant colonial garden city that Georgetown once was, as well as celebrating the Guyanese craftsmen and builders who helped to shape it.This beautiful book, lovingly photographed and researched over several decades, will appeal to architecture lovers everywhere, as well as to those interested in colonial history, the visual history of South America and the history of building in wood. It will also appeal to conservationists and preservationists and anyone interested in the protection of vulnerable buildings.
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68.25 USD

City of Wooden Houses: Georgetown, Guyana

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The concept of conserving heritage for future generations is not a new idea. However, with recent digital advances, this task can be done much more efficiently and cultural properties can be better preserved for future populations. Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging Research and Opportunities highlights the most innovative ...
Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
The concept of conserving heritage for future generations is not a new idea. However, with recent digital advances, this task can be done much more efficiently and cultural properties can be better preserved for future populations. Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging Research and Opportunities highlights the most innovative trends in electronic preservation techniques. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant topics such as cultural complexities, participative heritage, architectural backgrounds, and virtual reconstruction, this is an ideal publication for all academicians, graduate students, engineers, and researchers interested in expanding their knowledge on current heritage conservation systems and practices.
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120.750000 USD

Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging Research and Opportunities

by Stefano Brusaporci
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Across the road from the old church in the Village of Corrales, New Mexico, stands Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House, built circa 1875, named for the original owners and the couple who purchased and restored the property to evoke New Mexicos past. Inside the adobe walls of Casa San ...
Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez / Minge House in Corrales, New Mexico
Across the road from the old church in the Village of Corrales, New Mexico, stands Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House, built circa 1875, named for the original owners and the couple who purchased and restored the property to evoke New Mexicos past. Inside the adobe walls of Casa San Ysidro are the furnishings, tools, and art used when New Mexico was a remote frontier. The property includes a nineteenth century rancho recreated by former owners Dr Alan and Shirley Minge, complete with a small family chapel, a central plazuela, and an enclosed corral. In 1996 the property, which is listed on the State Register of Cultural Properties and El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, was donated by the Minges to the Albuquerque Museum along with a stellar collection of historic New Mexican artifacts. Casa San Ysidro is today a museum showcasing the house and collections, giving an intriguing glimpse into the way New Mexicans lived in an earlier time. Dr. Minge tells the story of Casa San Ysidros past and present, of its renovation and reconstruction. Colour and black-and-white photographs show the architectural changes over the years and highlight the collection housed inside Casa San Ysidro from the Spanish Colonial, Mexican, and Territorial periods including tinwork, ironwork, carpentry, weavings, Pueblo pottery, Navajo and Apache textiles and basketry, and other furnishings.
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31.450000 USD

Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez / Minge House in Corrales, New Mexico

by Ward Alan Minge
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Countless books have been published on the historical sites of the Hudson River Valley. But these books have focused over and over again on the best-known, best-preserved places. Every bit as valuable are dozens of other historical sites that haven't fared as well. Many of these buildings are listed on ...
Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape
Countless books have been published on the historical sites of the Hudson River Valley. But these books have focused over and over again on the best-known, best-preserved places. Every bit as valuable are dozens of other historical sites that haven't fared as well. Many of these buildings are listed on the National Register of Historical Places, and a few are even National Historical Landmarks. But in spite of their significance, these structures have been allowed to decay, and in some cases, to disappear altogether. In an effort to raise awareness of their plight, Hudson Valley Ruins offers the reader a long-overdue glimpse at some of the region's forgotten cultural treasures. In addition to great river estates, the book profiles sites more meaningful to everyday life in the Valley: churches and hotels, commercial and civic buildings, mills and train stations. Included are works by some of the most important names in American architectural history, such as Alexander Jackson Davis and Calvert Vaux. The book is divided into four parts that correspond to the upper, middle, maritime, and lower sections of the Hudson River Valley. Sites have been selected for their general historical and architectural significance, their relationship to important themes in the region's history, their physical condition or rustic character, and their ability to demonstrate a particular threat still faced by historical buildings in the region. The Dutch Reformed Church at Newburgh tells the story of the Valley's oldest religious group; the Luckey Platt department store in Poughkeepsie was for decades the Leading Store of the Hudson Valley ; and the ruins of the West Point Foundry at Cold Spring are all that remain of what was once one of the river's most important industries. Taken together, these places present a broad picture of the region's past that is relevant to its present and future. This book was published with the generous support of Furthermore, a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund.
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Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape

by Robert J. Yasinsac
Paperback / softback
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