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Dictionary of Building Preservation

Author : Christine Madrid
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Contains definitions of terms used for buildings, parts of buildings, the development of historic structures, technical standards, and preservation practice

Dictionary of Building Preservation

Author : Christine Madrid
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Contains definitions of terms used for buildings, parts of buildings, the development of historic structures, technical standards, and preservation practice

Illustrated Dictionary of Building Design and Construction

Author : Ernest Burden
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Anyone involved in the building industry - from architects and engineers to subcontractors and interior designers - will turn to this treasure trove of images and information The only illustrated dictionary to include construction, design, and related business terminology, it includes more photos and detailed drawings than any other book on the shelf. Shows pre- and post-construction aspects of building components.

Illustrated Dictionary of Architectural Preservation

Author : Ernest E. Burden
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A treasure trove of information and images for practical solutions in preservation. It provides information and examples on adaptive reuse; the creation of designated historic districts; structural restoration of landmark buildings; and cleaning and preserving great works of architecture - by leading historic preservation firms.

A Building History of Northern New England

Author : James L. Garvin
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The first and only full-scale technical and stylistic analysis of 200 years of architectural evolution in northern New England.

Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction

Author : Nikolas Davies
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With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. The innovative and detailed cross-referencing system allows readers to track down elusive definitions from general subject headings. Starting from only the vaguest idea of the word required, a reader can quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. The book is illustrated with stunning drawings that provide a visual as well as a textual definition of both key concepts and subtle differences in meaning. Davies and Jokiniemi's work sets a new standard for reference books for all those interested in the buildings that surround us. To browse the book and to see how this title is an invaluable resource for both students and professionals alike, visit www.architectsdictionary.com.

Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

Author : Don Montague
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This French-English and English-French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned, and serves as an invaluable reference source in an increasingly European marketplace.

Walford s Guide to Reference Material Generalia language and literature the arts

Author : Albert John Walford
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Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

Author : Cyril Harris
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Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction terms available. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations), and maintains its extraordinary visual appeal and easy-to-read page design. Prepared by a renowned architectural editor in association with expert contributors and incorporating the work of many standards groups, the book presents clear, concise definitions of terms in nearly 80 working areas. The Fourth Edition covers new industry terms which have emerged due to changes in engineering and building technologies, organizations, materials, and legal developments, and has been expanded to include more historic architectural styles. New terms include: Legal Architectural Barriers Act Wheelchair Accessible Materials Fibrous Concrete Latex Mortar Polymer-Based Stucco Concrete Compliance Conformity Refractory Mortar Organizations Building Research Establishment (formerly Building Research Station) of Great Britain ASTM Historic Architectural Styles Anglo-Palladianism French Victorian Isabellino Mudajar Mozarabic Neo-Rococo

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The Best Books for Academic Libraries Music fine arts

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RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

Author : RSMeans
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This concise student edition of the most widely used dictionary for construction and design professionals offers clear explanations of essential construction-related terms and concepts. Illustrated throughout with explanatory drawings and photographs, it is an indispensable reference for beginning and advanced students in construction, architecture, design, facility management, real estate, and other related fields. Features include: Easy-to-understand definitions of nearly 10,000 terms, phrases, and abbreviations from every area of construction More than 1,400 drawings and photographs that help clarify concepts Up-to-date coverage of new industry trends, including building automation, energy conservation, green building, historic preservation, and more An extensive reference section with plan symbols, conversions and equivalents, and more

Conservation of Historic Buildings

Author : Bernard Melchior Feilden
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"The book ... surveys the fundamental principles of conservation in their application to historic buildings, and provides the basic information needed by architects, engineers and surveyors for the solution of problems of architectural conservation in almost every climatic region of the world"--P. [4] of cover.

RSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary

Author : R.S. Means Company
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A student edition of the standard reference for the built environment, this dictionary uses non-technical language to clearly define a wide range of construction concepts and terms. Using the printed book or digital platforms, readers will have at their fingertips nearly 10,000 terms, phrases, and abbreviations from every area of construction, as well as more than 1,000 drawings and photographs to help illustrate concepts. An extensive reference section with plan symbols and conversions and equivalents rounds off this essential guide for readers at every skill level in construction, architecture, and design.

Construction Index

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Dictionary of Local Government in England and Wales

Author : Louis Golding
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Dictionary Catalog of the Department Library

Author : United States. Dept. of the Interior. Library
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Preservation Illinois

Author : Illinois. Division of Historic Sites
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The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Author : John Fleming
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Provides information on the architects and their techniques that have influenced the field of architecture, and includes information on art of landscape architecture.

Preservation

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