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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
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
Introduction to Deconstruction - Workbook (Public Edition) By Building Materials Reuse Association
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Introduction to Deconstruction - A Comprehensive Textbook This textbook is the only one of its kind, containing valuable information on deconstruction and materials reuse assembled from the best... More > practitioners in the country and reviewed by a diverse technical advisory group. This unparalleled resource was previously available only to licensees of the BMRA curricula and BMRA members. 391 pages, Color paperback.< Less
London Historic Architecture By david burrows
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historic architecture photos from london, england.
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
Easton PA: Historic Tours By Richard F. Hope
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An introduction to many of the buildings in the Easton Historic District, with short histories of some of the people who lived and worked in them. Easton’s buildings and landmarks tell the... More > basic history of the town since its founding in 1752 – and also stories that even some long-time residents don’t know!< Less
Historical Directory of Hay on Wye By Alan Nicholls
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This is the first part of on-going research to record the history of Hay on Wye, its buildings and people. A fascinating snapshot of Hay emerges from the ten yearly census of the town which is... More > enhanced by detailing the listed buildings , historical photographs and additional research that is available to date.< Less
Historical Cities - Providence By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the Historical Cities series explores the many historical sites and landmarks of Providence, Rhode Island. Over 85 historical buildings, sites, houses, and other landmarks are... More > described with detailed backgrounds and easy-to-use walking and driving maps. GPS coordinates are also provided for the more tech savvy traveler. Historical information is based on the American Guide Series of the 1930's and 40's.< Less