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Build your own Stonehenge

Build your own Stonehenge

Build your own Stonehenge mini book pack includes 16 Stonehenge rocks a beautifully landscaped map and a 32 page guide explaining the mysterious building of this ancient wonder. Explore and replicate the magic of this extraordinary monument right at your desktop! A great little gift for any…

£5.99

Practical Building Conservation: Building Environment

Practical Building Conservation: Building Environment

This volume Building Environment looks at the interaction between building materials and systems and their surroundings and how this may lead to deterioration. It presents ways of assessing remedial treatments and includes discussions on occupant health and sustainable retrofitting.Published:…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

…a history of the use and development of concrete as a building material. The second chapter Deterioration & Damage looks at the ways in which concrete degrades or breaks down and the third covers the Assessment of concrete buildings as a prelude for determining approaches to their conservation.…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

…in the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. She is a trained wall-painting conservator as well as specialising in the conservation of metals.Dr Robyn Pender is also with the Building Conservation and Research Team as a Senior Architectural Conservator. She is a building

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

…founder and later managing director of a leading company specialising in the conservation of masonry buildings and left to set up his own consultancy providing advice on the care of historic buildings. David is an accredited member of The Institute of Conservation and chair of its Stone and Wall…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Timber

Practical Building Conservation: Timber

…fillers and fastenings; Insect infestation and fungal decay; Upgrading historic buildings to meet modern standards. Part V Care and Maintenance: Continuing care; Conclusions; Glossary; Index.Reviews:The Practical Building Conservation volumes offer considerable information and advice on many aspects…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Roofing

Practical Building Conservation: Roofing

This volume Roofing looks at traditional roof coverings used on historic buildings. Many materials and systems have been used to provide roof coverings and the book provides information about their technological evolution the processes causing deterioration and ways of assessing problems and…

£80.00

The Building of England

The Building of England

…awe-inspiring Norman castles to the homes we live in Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world.The Building of England puts into context the significance of a country's architectural history and unearths how it is inextricably linked to the cultural…

£24.99

Wooden Building Blocks

Wooden Building Blocks

…and stack then teaching how to match colours recognise and identify letters and numbers and count and spell.Supplied in a sturdy wooden box the building blocks make a lovely present for anyone looking for traditional children's gifts.Key Features:48 wooden blocksWooden storage box with slide off…

£13.00

Building a Better Society

Building a Better Society

Liverpool's landscape both in the city centre and throughout its historic suburbs is studded with institutional buildings some like the great hospitals - very prominent others like Sunday Schools and chapels - punctuating ordinary street scenes. All however tell the story of how charity and…

£7.99

Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

buildings and places: what we may now refer to as 'heritage assets'. It explains the theories and principles that underpin building conservation in the 21st century and shows how they may be applied in practical terms.The book begins with a chapter tracing The Evolving Concept of Building

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Earth Brick & Terracotta

Practical Building Conservation: Earth Brick & Terracotta

…Author: The contents reflect the work of the Building Conservation and Research Team their colleagues at Historic England and their consultants and researchers who together have many decades of accumulated experience in dealing with deteriorating building materials and systems of all types. This…

£110.00

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

…Part V Care and Maintenance: Building maintenance. Part VI Special Topics: Paints for plaster and render; Decorative painting on plaster and render; Natural cements; Mortar floors; Ruins. Appendices; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.Reviews: [The Practical Building Conservation volumes] offer…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

…is a Senior Architectural Conservator in the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. She is a building physicist with training in wall-painting conservation.Sophie Godfraind is also an Architectural Conservator with the Building Conservation and Research Team and a trained…

£80.00

Photographing Historic Buildings

Photographing Historic Buildings

…methods of using the camera to do so successfully. It also examines some standards that should be applied to the photographs that we take of buildings to ensure that they will be useful documents in the record of the historic environment. Writing about photography tends to verge towards the…

£20.00

The Repair of Historic Buildings

The Repair of Historic Buildings

…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 covers principles and methods of repair.Paperback 76ppPub Date: February 1995

£13.99

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

…steel was exploited in different types of London building before 1910. As steel construction developed and buildings became larger and more complex structure was forced back onto the architectural agenda. Techniques of framing evolved to make buildings more open better lit more stable or to give…

£75.00

Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain

Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain

Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles as well as some spectacular lesser-known examples. At times this is an epic tale driven by characters like…

£8.99

Metric Survey Specifications for Cultural Heritage

Metric Survey Specifications for Cultural Heritage

building conservation this is the specification for the Metric Survey Framework Agreement.Since the publication of the second edition in 2009 there have been a number of significant advances in surveying technologies. These include the widespread use of laser scanning for measured building survey…

£50.00

York Minster

York Minster

…architectural recording of the building begun in the early 1970s by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England which subsequently merged with English Heritage. The book not only provides an invaluable summary of the state of our understanding of the building but also offers new…

£40.00

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

…the Wren building which began in 1675. Archaeological excavations and observations go back to the time of Wren. The Anglo-Saxon cathedral is an enigma and even its precise site somewhere in the churchyard is not known for certain. The medieval cathedral was probably the largest building in medieval…

£100.00

Guidebook: Lyddington Bede House

Guidebook: Lyddington Bede House

The surviving building was a wing of a medieval rural palace of the Bishops of Lincoln. The estate included fishponds and a deer park. In 1600 this building became an almshouse for 12 poor men two women and a warden. Homes for pensioners were provided for over 300 years.You can see the bedemen's…

£2.00

Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

…Imposing walls and towers have been raised and networks of tunnels built beneath them. Henry II began the building of the present castle in the 1180s and over the next 800 years its building and defences were adapted to meet the changing demands of weapons and warfare.This guidebook packed with…

£5.00

50 Things to Spot in London

50 Things to Spot in London

A pack of pocket-sized cards showing fifty of London's famous landmarks.Each card has a coloured illustration of a famous building or place with a detailed description and interesting facts on the reverse.Cards mention other things to spot nearby and nearest Underground stations and an…

£6.99

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