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Heritage-based design

by Paul Meurs, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (February 01, 2016)

Heritage-based design concerns the relationship between design approaches and the cultural heritage essence of a monument. How to approach a design? How to get a grip on a site? How can a designer incorporate...

Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin Baraka Books (December 15, 2014)

"Women" and "architecture" were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, "it is hardly safe to assert" that a connection even exists between the two words. Some women...

Reinventing Brantford: A University Comes Downtown

by Leo Groarke Dundurn (November 23, 2009)

In Reinventing Brantford, Leo Groarke revisits the grandeur of Brantford's past, explores its economic collapse, and tells the story of the arrival of Wilfred Laurier University, its early struggles, its commitment...

Bartram Covered Bridge: Spanning History

by George D. Conn & Christopher P. Driscoll (February 21, 2013)

Bartram Covered Bridge: Spanning History chronicles the complete history of Bartram Covered Bridge, located in Newtown Square (southeastern PA), including color and rare photos, community remembrances and much...

A Graveyard Preservation Primer

by Lynette Strangstad Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 28, 2013)

A Graveyard Preservation Primer has proven itself to be a time-tested resource for many who are seeking information regarding the protection and preservation of historic graveyards This fresh, updated edition...

Historic Preservation in Indiana: Essays from the Field

by Nancy R. Hiller Quarry Books (October 11, 2013)

Over the last half century, historic preservation has been on the rise in American cities and towns, from urban renewal and gentrification projects to painstaking restoration of Victorian homes and architectural...

The Pinecone

by Jenny Uglow Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 14, 2013)

In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical Victorian church in England. This vivid, original book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed, passionate, and...

The President Is Dead!

by Louis L. Picone Skyhorse (August 16, 2016)

*Updated Edition*

A fun, anecdote-filled, encyclopedic look at the circumstances surrounding the deaths of every president and a few “almost presidents,” such as Jefferson Davis.

Packed with fun facts and...

Philistines at the Hedgerow

by Steven Gaines Little, Brown and Company (August 06, 2018)

Bestselling author Steven Gaines's "richly entertaining" (People) and juicy social history of the Hamptons.

As one of America's most fabled communities--long a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very rich,...

The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice

by Sarah S. Brophy & Elizabeth Wylie AltaMira Press (August 07, 2008)

The Green Museum shows museum professionals how they can incorporate green design into new construction and day to day operations, using sustainable practices to save on operating costs and make museums attractive...

Farmhouse Revival

by Susan Daley & Steve Gross Abrams (December 02, 2019)

The American farmhouse represents integrity, ingenuity, self-reliance, and agricultural heritage. Today, the farmhouse is a rare survivor from another era that can be found sensitively reinterpreted by artists,...

Practical Heritage Management

by Scott F. Anfinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 13, 2018)

Practical Heritage Management provides a comprehensive overview of American cultural resource management (CRM) and historic preservation. It is a textbook designed for introductory and advanced college courses...

Babylon of Egypt

by Peter Sheehan The American University in Cairo Press (October 01, 2010)

This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this...

Villa of the Birds

by Wojcech Kolataj, Grzegorz Majcherek & Ewa Parandowska The American University in Cairo Press (November 01, 2007)

This fascinating book describes the excavation and preservation of three early Roman villas in Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria. Chronicling the work of the Polish Archaeological Mission in Alexandria,...

Creating Medieval Cairo

by Paula Sanders The American University in Cairo Press (January 01, 2008)

This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and cultural contexts:...

Philistines at the Hedgerow

by Steven Gaines Little, Brown and Company (August 07, 2018)

Bestselling author Steven Gaines's "richly entertaining" (People) and juicy social history of the Hamptons.

As one of America's most fabled communities--long a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very rich,...

American Lighthouses

by Ray Jones, Bruce Roberts & Cheryl Shelton-Roberts Globe Pequot Press (July 03, 2012)

A celebration of the great American lighthouses, their keepers, their histories, and their ongoing stories

For more than two centuries, lighthouses have helped sailors find their way through treacherous waters,...

Santiago de Compostela

by Bernd Nicolai & Klaus Rheidt Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 20, 2015)

Die Kathedrale von Santiago de Compostela, als Ziel und Höhepunkt der Pilgerwege zum Jakobsgrab, darf heute mehr denn je Aufmerksamkeit beanspruchen, nicht nur als Ziel des Jakobsweges, sondern vor allem als...

The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England

by John Minnis Historic England Publishing (September 15, 2016)

Although goods traffic accounted in many cases for a higher proportion of railway companies’ revenue than passengers, the buildings associated with it have received very little attention in comparison to their...

Defending Scilly

by Mark Bowden & Allan Brodie English Heritage (April 01, 2015)

The Isles of Scilly are renowned for their natural beauty, wild flowers and temperate climate, but there is another reason to visit these paradise islands. Since the 16th century they have been in the frontline...

Sketches of Early American Architecture

by O.R. Eggers & William H. Crocker Dover Publications (October 26, 2016)

These 53 magnificent drawings by a distinguished architect recapture landmarks of colonial America. Originally published in 1922, Otto Reinhold Eggers' portfolio of pencil sketches depicts historic structures...

Chasing Covered Bridges

by Paul Parrott Turner (March 01, 2017)

A full color Virtual Encyclopedia"" of America's Covered Bridges! Chasing Covered Bridges lists locations, including state, county, etc.) and contains more than 260 full color featured photos, with a total of...

An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism

by Velvet Nelson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 03, 2017)

Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today’s global world. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse...

A Richer Heritage

by Robert E. Stipe The University of North Carolina Press (December 04, 2003)

Surveying the past, present, and future of historic preservation in America, this book features fifteen essays by some of the most important voices in the field. A Richer Heritage will be an essential, thought-provoking...

A Golden Haze of Memory

by Stephanie E. Yuhl The University of North Carolina Press (March 08, 2006)

Charleston, South Carolina, today enjoys a reputation as a destination city for cultural and heritage tourism. In A Golden Haze of Memory, Stephanie E. Yuhl looks back to the crucial period between 1920 and...

Japan's World Heritage Sites: Unique Culture, Unique Nature

by John Dougill Tuttle Publishing (May 23, 2014)

Visit the most compelling cultural and nature sites in all of Japan!

In Japan's World Heritage Sites, readers are introduced to the temples, gardens, castles and natural wonders for which Japan is so justly renowned—all...

Yin Yu Tang: The Architecture and Daily Life of a Chinese House

by Nancy Berliner Tuttle Publishing (October 30, 2012)

With hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information Yin Yu Tang tells the history of a traditional Chinese house and the fascinating stories of its occupants.

In the late Qing dynasty, around the year 1800,...

Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms

by Mira Locher, Kengo Kuma & Ben Simmons Tuttle Publishing (April 17, 2012)

By examining the Japanese history of buildings and building designs from prehistory to modern day, lovers of Japan will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this island country.

Simplicity, sensitivity...

World Heritage and National Registers: Stewardship in Perspective

by Thomas R. Gensheimer & Celeste Lovette Guichard Transaction Publishers (January 31, 2014)

Historic sites celebrate and memorialize important events and people, contributing to the character of the locations where they are situated. Heritage designation is a contested issue. As detailed in World Heritage...

Black Creek Pioneer Village: Toronto's Living History Village

by Helma Mika, Nick Mika & Gary Thompson Natural Heritage (May 15, 2000)

Black Creek Pioneer Village is a recreation of a typical crossroads community found in southern Ontario during the 1800s.

The wider benefits of investment in cultural heritage

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (November 23, 2015)

Dozens of investments have been made in cultural monuments and historic environments in the countries of South-East Europe over the last decade in accordance with the principles of the European Union and Council...

Erased from Space and Consciousness: Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948

by Noga Kadman & Oren Yiftachel Indiana University Press (September 07, 2015)

Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war, their lands and property confiscated. Most of the villages were razed by the new State...

The Chesapeake House: Architectural Investigation by Colonial Williamsburg

by Cary Carson & Carl R. Lounsbury The University of North Carolina Press (March 25, 2013)

For more than thirty years, the architectural research department at Colonial Williamsburg has engaged in comprehensive study of early buildings, landscapes, and social history in the Chesapeake region. Its...