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By Bernard Feilden

seeing that its ebook in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of ancient constructions has develop into the normal textual content for architects and others enthusiastic about the conservation of old buildings. major practitioners worldwide have praised the ebook as being the main major unmarried quantity at the topic to be released. This 3rd version revises and updates a vintage e-book, together with thoroughly new sections on conservation of recent flow constructions and non-destructive investigation.

the results of the lifetime's event of 1 of the world's prime architectural conservators, the publication comprehensively surveys the elemental rules of conservation of their software to old structures, and gives the fundamental details wanted via architects, engineers and surveyors for the answer of difficulties of architectural conservation in virtually each climatic zone of the realm. This variation is equipped into 3 complementary components: within the first the constitution of structures is handled intimately; the second one focuses recognition at the explanations of deterioration and the fabrics they impact; and the 3rd considers the sensible position of the architect inquisitive about conservation and rehabilitation. in addition to being crucial examining for architects and others considering conservation, many lay individuals with several types of accountability for old constructions will locate this truly written, jargon-free paintings a fruitful resource of steerage and information.

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