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Repair of ancient buildings

A. R. Powys

Repair of ancient buildings

by A. R. Powys

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Published by The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings in [London] .
Written in English

  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration

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    Statementby A.R. Powys.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 213 p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18880568M
    ISBN 10189885601X

    repair work, which may damage your building’s heritage value. It’s a good idea to set up a building maintenance schedule to remind you of any inspections or work that needs to be done. It will also help you prioritize maintenance, preventing avoidable, costly, future repairs. A . Taking it's lead from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (who have approved and authorised this volume), the book's approach is one of respect, restraint and repair rather than 'restoration' which can so easily and permanently destroy the rich historical legacy of any old building. Providing richly and deeply informed practical /5().

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    The Repair of Historic Buildings offers comprehensive advice on correct maintenance and repair. The first section is concerned with general principles and day-to-day maintenance, followed by a detailed discussion of repair techniques, covering each of the main materials and features associated with historic buildings. Richard Griffiths was a committee member of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings from to and a Trustee of the Churches Conservation Trust from to He has lectured in Building Conservation at York University, at the RIBA in the National Trust Lecture Series and at courses run by the SPAB and the Georgian Group.

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Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t2n63ww58 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library. OCLC Number: Notes: "First published "--Title page verso. "It is the purpose of this book to suggest methods, in accordance with the principles of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, which may be employed in the repair of ancient buildings."--Preface.

This book contains an account of the procedure which may be adopted to preserve ancient buildings and the valuable qualities they possess. It is written for the use of the owners and guardians of these important works of national art, the guidance of architects to carry out the repairs neccessary.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Powys, A. (Albert Reginald), Repair of ancient buildings. London: S.P.A.B., (OCoLC) Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Repair of Ancient Buildings by A. Powys (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. A Cited by: This book mainly relates to the great majority of buildings, rather than to major country houses, historic engineering works, or ancient monuments.

This text is a useful and informative reference for individuals or students who conduct research on studies relating to architectural or historical arts. Repair of Ancient Buildings by A.R. Powys,available at Book Depository with Repair of ancient buildings book delivery worldwide. The Book of Buildings: Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Modern Architecture of North America and Europe.

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Methods of surface repair and treatment of joints likely to be associated with the cleaning are described. The Research and Technical Advisory Service of the Directorate of Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings (D~) iS involved win the day-to-day maintenance and repair problems of historic stone build.

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Damaged Book is a junk item. It has no purpose other than trading and is only worth a small amount. This item can be found in Lost Libraries alongside Old Maps and. Roman concrete, also called opus caementicium, was a material used in construction in Ancient concrete was based on a hydraulic-setting is durable due to its incorporation of pozzolanic ash, which prevents cracks from the middle of the 1st century, the material was used frequently, often brick-faced, although variations in aggregate allowed different.

REPAIR, RESTORATION AND STRENGTHENING OF BUILDINGS INTRODUCTION The need to improve the ability of an exist-ing building to withstand seismic forces arises usually from the evidence of dam-age and poor behaviour during a recent earthquake.

It can arise also from calcula-tions or by comparisons with similar build-File Size: 1MB. As referred to above, heritage buildings are considered to be existing buildings with significant cultural value; they can be buildings, towers, bridges, etc.

They are mostly made of masonry and timber, sometimes with elements in steel or iron. The need for structural rehabilitation of heritage buildings is, usually, motivated by one orFile Size: 1MB. By age.

The following are amongst the oldest buildings in the world that have maintained the requirements to be such. Occupation sites with older human made structures such as those in Göbekli Tepe do exist, but the structures are monuments and do not meet the definition of building (which can be seen above).

Many of the buildings within the list contain primarily bricks, but most importantly. Buy The Repair of Historic Buildings: Advice on Principles and Methods (Aspects of Conservation) 2nd revised by Christopher Brereton, Philip Whitbourn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Many of the most ancient and storied buildings have had varied lives, transforming through different epochs -- evolving, growing, decaying, falling to ruin or being rebuilt.

Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since A revised work offering comprehensive advice on how damage from inadequate maintenance can be avoided.

It remains aware that a programme of repair must take into account a building's unique character, condition and historical development, and. Dealing with their repair is very much a matter for professionals. This booklet is not particularly concerned with them although the general principles are relevant.

Vernacular buildings are the every day structures: cottages, farmhouses, industrial and agricultural buildings, and the smaller country houses and churches.

In any period theyFile Size: KB. This book traces the earliest history of architecture at its birthplace in the ancient Middle East (primarily the current Iran and Iraq) and ancient Egypt, and covers archeological sites, temples, tombs, and early dwellings - several of which have been the subject of recent news coverage on sites and treasures threatened by the Iraq war and political instability/5(5).A staff member from the Gansu Ancient Book Restoration Center works to repair an ancient book in Lanzhou, Gansu province, [Photo by Pei Qiang/Asianewsphoto].Filed under: Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Example Applications of the NEHRP Guidelines for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings (Washington: Federal Emergency Management Agency, ), by Applied .