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"Assuming that the reader has no prior knowledge of preservation materials and methods, this introductory text is ideal for students and readers interested in historic preservation, architecture, interior design, and construction technology."--BOOK JACKET.
This well-illustrated book offers an up-to-date synthesis of the field of historic preservation, cast as a social campaign concerned with the condition, treatment and use of the legacy of existing properties in the United States. Drawing on a wide range of research, experience and scholarship over the last fifty years, it allows us to re-think past and current ideas in preservation, challenging readers to explore how their own interests lie within the cognitive framework of the activities taking place with
Presents a survey of the concepts, techniques and procedures for preserving architectural and cultural heritage. This book addresses the relevance of sustainability, 'green' architecture and heritage tourism to historic preservation.
This classic text covers the gamut of preservation issues in layman’s language. Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the many facets of historic preservation: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of
Outlines a complete programme for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and historic sites throughout the world. It is a basic text for both the novice and the specialist covering all aspects of preservation and the forces affecting historic district planning.
Surveying the past, present and future of historic preservation in America, this text features 15 essays by some of the most eminent voices in the field, essays which highlight the principle ideas and events that have shaped and continue to shape the movement.
Since it was first published in 1994, The Economics of Historic Preservation: A Community Leaders Guide has become an essential reference for any preservationist faced with convincing government officials, developers, property owners, business and community leaders, or his or her own neighbors that preservation strategies can make good economic sense. Author Donovan D. Rypkemareal estate consultant and nationally known speaker and writermakes his case with 100 "arguments" on the economic benefits of historic preservation, each backed up by one or more quotes
Since the 1960s, public attention has been drawn increasingly towards the thematic link between historic preservation and urban planning. Nowadays, the organized historic preservation movement in the USA is more than a mere "yearning for history": it represents an active and integral part of urban planning in US cities. In order to approach these planning, economic, and social issues in the field of historic preservation, this book analyzes a variety of interdisciplinary methods, focusing on four selected historic districts within
Shows communities how to take advantage of two tax credit programs for the preservation of buildings and the development of affordable housing. Part One, presents an excellent guide to effective combination of the historic rehabilitation and low-income housing credits. Part Two assembles six informative case studies that showcase successful cooperative efforts by nonprofit and for-profit groups to return blighted but beloved local landmarks into high-quality affordable housing. 33 photos.
Brings together the major Federal historic preservation laws that govern a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources. Covers laws governing national historic preservation programs; national historic landmarks; the Federal Archeology Program; Federal preservation tax incentives; other major Federal historic preservation laws; and implementing regulations and guidelines.
This collection of papers addresses two questions central to design and historic preservation: what are the parameters of 'compatibility' in the design of additions to historic buildings and of new infill buildings in historic districts and landscapes. Presented at the 'Third National Forum on Historic Preservation Practice: A Critical Look at Design in Historic Preservation', held at Goucher College, the authors include practicing and academic historic preservationists, architectural historians, architects, landscape architects, and engineers. Organized under the themes of 'Melding