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Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings [With CDROM]

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A practical guide to the maintenance and repair of old and historic buildings

Carrying out work in accordance with the U.S. Secretary of the Interior's standards and guidelines can be a challenge for professionals charged with the preservation, restoration, and care of historic properties. This book-with-CD package facilitates the process with more than 400 field guidelines for the treatment of historic building structures, systems, and materials. It includes:

  • Background and rationale for treatment
  • Annotated standards and guidelines
  • Step-by-step treatment instructions
  • Information on energy conservation and meeting LEED and ADA requirements

The treatment guidelines cover a wide range of issues, from how to replace broken glass in wood and metal windows to preparing historic mortar. Each guideline can be printed out individually from the accompanying CD for easy reference and on-site use.

Well organized and easy to use, Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings is a valuable resource for architects, engineers, facility managers, and related professionals working in the areas of building preservation and restoration.

Synopsis:

The book includes background, rationale for treatment, annotated standards and guidelines for the treatment of historic buildings, building systems, and materials. It includes information on energy conservation, and meeting LEED as well as ADA requirements. Including a companion CD featuring more than 400 how-to field guidelines individually printable for various treatment applications, this book provides comprehensive coverage for preservation professionals, architects, engineers, facility managers, and others working on preservation and restoration field.

About the Author

JOHN J. CULLINANE, AIA, is the President of John Cullinane Architect, LLC, an Annapolis, Maryland-based architectural/engineering firm that has undertaken rehabilitation designs for thousands of old and historic buildings across the United States. Since 1993, he has taught historic building maintenance for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and preservation planning for the National Preservation Institute. From 1975 to 1992, he was senior architect for the President's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at jcullinane@jcaaia.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter One. The Approach to Historic Buildings, Building Systems, and Historic Materials

Chapter Two. What You Need to Know

Chapter Three. The Standards, Guidelines, and Other Guidance Material

Chapter 4. Meeting Goals While Conserving Energy

Chapter 5. Making Old and Historic Buildings Accessible

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470767573
Author:
Cullinane, John J.
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
John J. Cullina
Author:
ne
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historic preservation
Subject:
historic buildings, building systems, energy conservation, LEED, ADA requirements, guidelines for historic buildings, historic building, historic preservation, architectural preservation, old building repair
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Subject:
Histo
Subject:
ric Preservation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
CD
Publication Date:
20120911
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
234 x 197.5 x 19.8 mm 22.496 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The book includes background, rationale for treatment, annotated standards and guidelines for the treatment of historic buildings, building systems, and materials. It includes information on energy conservation, and meeting LEED as well as ADA requirements. Including a companion CD featuring more than 400 how-to field guidelines individually printable for various treatment applications, this book provides comprehensive coverage for preservation professionals, architects, engineers, facility managers, and others working on preservation and restoration field.
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