Conserving Buildings: Guide To Techniques And Materials Martin E. Weaver

ISBN: 9780471509455

Published: November 26th 1992

Hardcover

288 pages


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Conserving Buildings: Guide To Techniques And Materials  by  Martin E. Weaver

Conserving Buildings: Guide To Techniques And Materials by Martin E. Weaver
November 26th 1992 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 288 pages | ISBN: 9780471509455 | 10.59 Mb

The updated paperback edition of Weavers landmark work--the essential manual on materials and procedures for restoring buildingsConserving Buildings, Revised Edition, is the ideal resource for anyone involved in the maintenance, restoration, orMoreThe updated paperback edition of Weavers landmark work--the essential manual on materials and procedures for restoring buildingsConserving Buildings, Revised Edition, is the ideal resource for anyone involved in the maintenance, restoration, or rehabilitation of historic buildings.

The book combines practical information on the characteristics, composition, and deterioration of building materials with detailed coverage of state-of-the-art conservation methods, fully updated in this edition with current developments in research and practice.The book contains:* Systematic treatment of all major building materials--stone, ceramics, masonry, cement-based materials, metal, glass, synthetic resins, and polymers* Valuable instruction on the restoration and renewal of foundations and footings, slate roofing systems, materials, and other structural details* Easy-to-follow procedures for conducting structural building surveys* Over 150 photographs and line drawings, plus case studies from Columbia Universitys acclaimed Center for Preservation Research* Newly expanded references, with accessible sources of further information Whether used as a hands-on sourcebook or a technical desktop reference, Conserving Buildings, Revised Edition, is the manual of choice for architects, engineers, preservation professionals, historic building owners, and students.



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