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TALL BUILDINGS IN HISTORIC CENTERS By Northeastern University School of Architecture David Turturo Studio, et al.
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Though slim in volume, "Tall Buildings in Historic Centers" is rich with information specific to the disparate stratospheres of landmarks-organizations and tall buildings - because often... More > the two collide. Unique to this study is: not just the finite practice of the collision – with its metrics, legislations, and countless built examples – but also the broader disciplinary problem (or promise) that the collision poses for architecture. The possibility that the surging capital motives of private real-estate development and the weight of social value can exist side-by-side – or bound – reassures the role of the architect in the future shaping of cities. More profoundly, this alludes to the responsibility an architect can hold in shaping history and capitalism.< Less
External Lime Coatings on Traditional Buildings By Historic Scotland
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A comprehensive account of the benefits of using lime finishes on the exteriors of traditionally constructed buildings.
Managing Maintenance for Older and Historic Buildings By John C. Leeke
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Use the four steps of maintenance programming; Assess, Plan, Maintain, Evaluate, to reduce deterioration and save money. Learn to set priorities, schedule work and control the costs of maintaining... More > your building while saving its historical significance and architectural character. • 10 forms to copy and fill in. • 20 Illustrations. • 45 Pages.< Less
Historic Buildings of Salisbury, Rhodesia - set of 7 prints By Graham Atkins
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An ideal yet affordable gift, this lovely set of 7 collectable prints brings back memories of Rhodesia’s graceful colonial architecture. This hand-sketched black and white A4 series depicts... More > some of Salisbury’s most iconic historical buildings - Old Meikles, Old Kingstons, Bamboo Inn, Store Bros, Grand Hotel, Standard Bank, Arnold Building. You can use your prints to create your own dramatic wall display - simply use the ADD/DOWNLOAD TO BASKET button, then print and frame your favourite pictures. Why not also create extra framed sets as unique gifts for your friends!< Less
Historic Buildings of Harare - set of 7 prints By Graham Atkins
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An ideal yet affordable gift, this lovely set of 7 collectable prints brings back memories of Rhodesia/ Zimbabwe’s graceful colonial architecture. This hand-sketched black and white A4 series... More > depicts some of Salisbury/ Harare’s most iconic historical buildings - Old Meikles, Old Kingstons, Bamboo Inn, Store Bros, Grand Hotel, Standard Bank, Arnold Building. You can use your prints to create your own dramatic wall display - simply use the ADD/DOWNLOAD TO BASKET button, then print and frame your favourite pictures. Why not also create extra framed sets as unique gifts for your friends!< Less
The Historic Sweeney Building in Carson City, Nevada By Sandie La Nae
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The E. D. Sweeney Building is one of the original structures in what was known in 1858 as Nevada Territory - soon to be the state capital: Carson City. The building once housed the Wells Fargo... More > Office, among other businesses, and is also very haunted. The edifice now houses "Morley's Rare & Collectible Books." La Nae has captured the interesting history about, and the intriguing paranormal activity inside this Renaissance style building for your reading pleasure. Come on inside and enjoy the Sweeney Building's history, and thrill to the ghosts from that historical era.< Less
Building Their Lives Together: Four Historical Romances By Vanessa Carvo
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The Woman Stonemason & The Italian Break-Down Town - Set in the Middle Ages, this story is about an Englishwoman who is sent to Italy to become the bride of an Italian stonemason, living in the... More > shadow of Mt. Vesuvius. The Bishop And His Forbidden Love - This historical romance set in the Middle Ages is about a young bishop who finds himself yearning for a nurse’s aide that he meets at a hospital where he goes for help with his migraine headaches. The Western Country Wife: God’s News For Mercy, is an emotional and lovely and deeply Christian story about a married woman with two children who wakes up one day in her small Western town in 1875, and finds out that her whole world has caved in on her and that the mayor and his cronies are now her sworn enemies. Garret And Meredith In Montana’s Bitterroot Foothills, is the story of a horse rancher who desires a life full of love and marriage, but he is at a loss as to where to find a potential bride.< Less
London Historic Architecture By david burrows
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historic architecture photos from london, england.
Historical Geology in Maps By Peter Roberts
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This book, which is the only one of its kind available worldwide, tells the tectonic plate history of the world, and the geological history of the British Isles and Ireland by means of a series of 24... More > sequential maps - 12 of the tectonic plates, and 12 of each major geological period for the British Isles. Each map is accompanied by descriptive text. The descriptions of the geological periods include an imaginative description of what it would be like to visit that time, and a factual description of the geology, rocks, fossils, climate, tectonics, and coastal distribution.< Less
The Densification of Historic Districts By Drew Cornedi
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The Cast Iron District in New York City marks influential transitions from traditional masonry into modern steel construction and from the process of manufacturing individual parts to the... More > mass-production of multi-purpose (structural, weather barrier, decoratative) modular building components. Though protected by historic preservation initiatives, there is no guarantee that land-value will not overcome intrinsic-value, pressuring either adaptation or complete redevelopment. Among others, the Japanese Metabolists of the 1960’s conceptualized premanufactured blocks inserted within a framework where an entire building or parts of buildings could be added or removed on demand. The Metabolists tapped into an idea that could be applied not only at the city and megastructure scale, but also at the scale of existing buildings throughout cities. By interpreting a building as a piece within the framework of the city, a historic building holds the potential for full adaptation with the future city.< Less