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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
Seismic Retrofitting Project: Testing of Materials and Building Components of Historic Adobe Buildings in Peru By Getty Conservation Institute
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Summarizes and describes the conclusions of more than 300 experimental tests carried out from 2011 to 2014 as part of the Getty Conservation Institute’s Seismic Retrofitting Project (SRP). The... More > report characterizes the material properties and structural behavior of the components of four building prototypes. Tests were developed and carried out by the Escuela de Ciencias de Ingenieía of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in collaboration with the GCI and consultants. This publication provides a comprehensive overview and deeper understanding of the mechanical behavior of materials and structural components of historic earthen buildings in Peru and is of significant value to engineers and conservation architects working in seismic areas. The Seismic Retrofitting Project aims to develop seismic retrofitting techniques and maintenance programs that improve the structural performance of earthen historic buildings in Peru and other countries in Latin America.< Less
Old Buildings By Billie Hutchings
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Some old buildings around my neck of the woods. Some are still used (minimally), some are not
Building Blocks By Jim Nicholls
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The Storefront Studio is a unique addition to the community outreach programs at the University of Washington College of Built Environments. It contributes to the range of offerings, combining... More > characteristics from design-build programs and community planning charrettes. The Storefront Studio’s focus is an extended iterative design exchange between community members and studio students. The program has developed a set of techniques, or building blocks, to gather community input, identify opportunities and collectively propose design investigations. This book reviews the evolution of the Storefront Studio over the past 15 years.< Less

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