Adapting Buildings for Changing Uses: Guidelines for Change of Use Refurbishment
This book provides guidance for professionals on the potential for and management of building refurbishment for change of use. Change of use refurbishment activity is becoming increasingly important as changing work patterns reduce the space demands for offices and industrial buildings in cities where social and environmental concerns give significant demand for urban housing. 1998, paper.
---- ROU024 $49.99
Caring For Your Old House: A Guide for Owners and Residents (Respectful Rehabilitation)
This well-illustrated handbook provides comprehensive advice and guidance to old-house owners on researching, repairing, and maintaining an old residence to avoid making any irreversibly changes to the historic integrity of the house. Glossary and bibliography. 208pp, paper.
---- JOH816 $29.95
Creative Re-Use of Buildings
At a time when the opportunities for the development of brownland sites is under increasing public scrutiny, this book offers a welcome addition to the debate by addressing the advantages and practicalities of creative re-use of existing buildings. This book will be of interest to all those involved in the debate about our future built environment--particularly architects, surveyors, planners, developers and conservation professionals.
Volume 1 focuses on the challenge of identifying a suitable building, understanding its essential qualities, and selecting an option appropriate for both its setting and the people who will use it. It discusses the choice between design intervention, repair and replication, and when to use new techniques or traditional skills. Additional guidance is provided through a wide range of examples, notes (such as survey tips), and case stories. 1998, 272pp., hardback.
---- DON030 (vol. 1) $88.00
Volume 2 offers an extensive collection of illustrated examples from different parts of the UK, showing buildings of every shape, size and type. Each building type is examined separately: country houses, hospitals, industrial buildings, offices, railway stations, farms with outbuildings, churches, schools and many others. It then describes the range of potential re-uses that might be considered, taking account of their size and suitability for the relevant function.
---- DON030-2 (vol. 2) $88.00
---- DON030-3 (both volumes) $158.00
Restoring Old Buildings for Contemporary Uses:
An American Sourcebook for Architects and Preservationists
The "first authentic textbook on preservation in America" (Preservation League of New York) covers every aspect of the subject, from evaluating on-site conditions and gathering historical data to restoring antique materials and integrating modern security and heating systems. 1989, 208pp., paper.
---- WAT003 $24.95
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