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New Life for Old Houses: A Guide to Restoration and Repair

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Publisher Comments:

This book shows exactly what to do if you want to put new life back into your old house--whether it's 50 or 150 years of age. Architect George Stephen explains basic design principles and architectural styles, tells how to protect unique details during the restoration process, how to select an architect, choose appropriate materials and colors, revive windows, doors, porches and other details; restore interiors from ceiling to floor; and save energy through simple modifications. An updated edition of a classic handbook, this practical, easy-to-understand introduction to good design and rehabilitation contains 300 illustrations and an invaluable glossary of building terms. Unabridged republication of the edition originally published by The Preservation Press, Washington, D.C., 1972. New Preface. Introduction. Glossary of building terms. 300 illustrations.

Book News Annotation:

This is a reprint (with minor corrections) of a 1989 book published by Preservation Press. An architect provides clear, detailed discussion of the best way to tackle the many projects associated with the rehabilitation of old houses. Includes a glossary of building terms and some 300 b&w illustrations. 5.5x8.5<">. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Practical, easy-to-understand introduction to good design and rehabilitation explains everything from selecting an architect and choosing appropriate materials to restoring interiors from ceiling to floor. New Preface. Introduction. Glossary of Building Terms. 300 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486423203
Author:
Stephen, George
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Remodeling
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - General
Subject:
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Dwellings -- Remodeling.
Subject:
house restoration manual
Subject:
house modernization manual
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Subject:
Design & Construction
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.71 lb

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Practical, easy-to-understand introduction to good design and rehabilitation explains everything from selecting an architect and choosing appropriate materials to restoring interiors from ceiling to floor. New Preface. Introduction. Glossary of Building Terms. 300 illustrations.
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