Tuesday, May 22, 2007

296) Conserving Buildings: A Manual of Techniques and Materials ***

Weaver, M.E. (1997). Conserving Buildings: A Manual of Techniques and Materials. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
  • A general introduction to the conservation of buildings (ms1-2)
  • Investigating old buildings (ms3-11)
  • The study of building materials (ms12)
  • Restoring and repairing old wooden structures (ms13-57)
  • Restoring stonework (ms58-98)
  • Architectural ceramics (ms99-132)
  • Cementitious materials (ms133-160)
  • Cleaning masonry (ms161-174)
  • Architectural metalwork (ms175-215)
  • Paints and coatings (ms216-231)
  • Architectural glass (ms232-238)
  • Foundation and footings (ms239-248)
  • Restoring slate roofing (ms249-253)
  • Synthetic resins, polymers and preservation (ms254-259)
  • Historic wallpapers (ms260-264)
  • References and further reading (ms2-264)