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Architectural Paint Research in Building Conservation
Architectural Paint Research in Building Conservation
by Line Bregnhol
Synopsis
This volume of papers presented at the Architectural Paint Research in Building Conservation conference held at the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, provides a unique overview and discussion of the latest developments within the field.... (read more)

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Old Buildings, New Forms: New Directions in Architectural Transformations
Old Buildings, New Forms: New Directions in Architectural Transformations
by Francoise Astorg Bollack
Publisher Comments
It is clear that working with historic structures is both more environmentally sustainable and cost effective than new architecture and construction—and many believe that the best design occurs at the intersection of old and new. Françoise... (read more)

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Restoring a House in the City
Restoring a House in the City
by Ingrid Abramovitch
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How to turn an old home into a jewel on the block. What do a fashion mogul, a Williams-Sonoma executive, a museum curator, and a design-savvy actress have in common? Good taste, of course, but more than that: a shared passion to bring back, to carefully... (read more)

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Dictionary of Building Preservation
Dictionary of Building Preservation
by Ward Bucher
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Most historic buildings are owned by private citizens who have little or no background in building preservation or its allied fields. These owners—as dedicated as they are to preserving or refurbishing their property—often feel at a... (read more)

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Restoring Wooden Houses
Restoring Wooden Houses
by Nigel Hutchins
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Packed with practical information, illustrations and photographs, this essential guide shows how to preserve and restore wooden homes.<P>The author gives advice on everything from care and protection of wood, paint stripping, wet and dry rot... (read more)

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Reborn Buildings
Reborn Buildings
by Arian Mostaedi
Synopsis
Sustainable Architecture is a vibrant new title in which several of the world's leading architects present houses they have designed with the health of the planet in mind. Each one is a brilliant example of originality and ingenuity and all are... (read more)

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Bob Vila's Complete Guide to Remodeling Your Home (Harperresource Book)
Bob Vila's Complete Guide to Remodeling Your Home (Harperresource Book)
by Bob Vila
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Bob Vila, recognized as America's foremost authority on renovation and of the popular TV series This Old House and Bob Vila's Home Again, now presents the quintessential book on remodeling your home. Millions count on Bob Vila for reliable... (read more)

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Preserving Historic Architecture: The Official Guidelines
Preserving Historic Architecture: The Official Guidelines
by U.s. Department Of The Interior (cor)
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The National Park Service, a branch of the Department of the Interior, knows preservation. In its hundred-year existence, the service has dealt with just about every problem an old structure can have. Whether it is removing graffiti in Manhattan or... (read more)

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For Historic Buildings #2: For Historic Buildings, Floor Coverings
For Historic Buildings #2: For Historic Buildings, Floor Coverings
by Hele Van Rosenstiel
Publisher Comments
Wood Planks and Oriental Rugs weren't the only floor coverings found in America's old houses. In fact, a rich array of floor treatments have been used--from brick, tile and linoleum to mats and floorcloths, from rag rugs to ingrain, embroidered and pile... (read more)

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New life for old houses
New life for old houses
by George Stephen
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Revised edition of Remodeling old houses without destroying their character (1972). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Eco-Renovation: The Ecological Home Improvement Guide
Eco-Renovation: The Ecological Home Improvement Guide
by Edward Harland
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Housing Experts estimate that by the year 2020 roughly one-fifth of America's existing homes will have been replaced by new structures. Of the remaining 80 percent of older homes, almost all will need renovation - not just normal maintenance, but... (read more)

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Old House Colors: An Expert's Guide to Painting Your Old (or Not so Old) House
Old House Colors: An Expert's Guide to Painting Your Old (or Not so Old) House
by Lawrence Schwin
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A collection of styles from every period, all across North America--35 in all--each showing in color the exact shadings, paint schemes, and nuances essential to exact reproduction and restoration. Color charts show how to mix today's brand-name paints... (read more)

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Period Design & Furnishing: A Sourcebook for Home Restoration
Period Design & Furnishing: A Sourcebook for Home Restoration
by Martin Miller
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Excellent photos and commentary cover all aspects of creating a period style (Elizabethan, American Queen Anne, Shaker, Art Deco). Arrangement is chronological, with most space given to styles which have proved especially popular in recent times. For... (read more)

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Preserving American Mansions & Estates
Preserving American Mansions & Estates
by William C Shopsin
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Rather than relegate America's heritage of architecturally distinctive mansions to the "white elephant" destiny of decay or destruction, architect and preservationist Shopsin advocates their creative use as cultural centers, museums, schools... (read more)

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Victorian Exterior Decoration: How to Paint Your Nineteenth-Century American House Historically
Victorian Exterior Decoration: How to Paint Your Nineteenth-Century American House Historically
by Roger W Moss
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Reviving: Great Houses from the Past
Reviving: Great Houses from the Past
by Stephen Crafti
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Caring for Your Historic House
Caring for Your Historic House
by Charles E Fisher
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Walls & molding :how to care for old and historic wood and plaster
Walls & molding :how to care for old and historic wood and plaster
by Natalie Shivers
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-194) and index.... (read more)

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Century of Color Exterior Decoration for American Buildings 1820 1920
Century of Color Exterior Decoration for American Buildings 1820 1920
by Roger W Moss
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This Old House: Restoring, Rehabilitating, and Renovating an Older House
This Old House: Restoring, Rehabilitating, and Renovating an Older House
by Bob Vila and Jane Davison
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