Friday, June 08, 2007

331) Restoring Old Buildings for Contemporary Uses: An American Sourcebook for Architects and Preservationists ***

Shopsin, W.C. (1989). Restoring Old Buildings for Contemporary Uses: An American Sourcebook for Architects and Preservationists. Whitney Library of Design, New York.

  • Practising preservation (ms12-15)
  • Criteria for choosing a preservation strategy (ms19-22)
  • Case studies of preservation (ms56-97)
  • Inspection (ms99-102)
  • New-use requirements (ms103-104)
  • Identification, repair and restoration (ms108-153)
  1. Original materials versus replacements (ms109)
  2. Masonry (ms110-116)
  3. Wood (ms117-119)
  4. Metal (ms120-123)
  5. Glass (ms124-130)
  6. Roofing (ms131-136)
  7. Paint (ms137-142)
  8. Plaster (ms143-147)
  • Restoring interiors: floors, walls, ceilings and furnishings (ms154-175)
  • Bibliography (ms184-198)