Thursday, August 30, 2007

434) Building Change-of-Use: Renovating, Adapting, and Altering Commercial, Institutional, and Industrial Properties***

Henehan, D. A., Woodson, R. D. and Culbert, S. (2004). Building Change-of-Use: Renovating, Adapting, and Altering Commercial, Institutional, and Industrial Properties. McGraw-Hill, New York.
  • Urban sprawl (ms1-32)
  • Influencing factors in land development patterns (ms33-78)
  • Comprehensive land use planning and zoning (ms79-134)
  • Development and sustinability (ms135-176)
  • Compatible new uses (ms177-244)
  • Locating and selecting redevelopment property with investment potential (ms245-276)
  • Evaluation is part of planning (ms277-318)
  • Site planning and evaluation (ms319-342)
  • Building planning and evaluation (ms343-428)
  • Identifying cost effective improvements and basic aesthetic approaches (ms429-494)

433) Repair & Renovation of Modern Buildings**

Chandler, I. (1991). Repair & Renovation of Modern Buildings. McGraw-Hill, Inc., London.
  • Let's refurbish (ms10-19)
  • Problems (ms20-35)
  • Diagnosis (ms36-60)
  • Options (ms61-77)
  • Documentation (ms78-104)
  • Cost factors (ms105-118)
  • Site organisation (ms119-133)
  • Typical solutions (ms134-160)
  • Is it worth it? (ms161-169)
  • References (ms170-171)

432) Adaptive Reuse: Issues and Case Studies in Building Preservation***

Austin, R. L. (ed.) (1988). Adaptive Reuse: Issues and Case Studies in Building Preservation. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York.
  • Theories and philosophies (ms3-62)
  • Implementation (ms63-134)

431) Adapting Buildings for Changing Uses: Guidelines for Change of Use Refurbishment***

Kincaid, D. (2002). Adapting Buildings for Changing Uses: Guidelines for Change of Use Refurbishment. Spon Press, London.
  • Adaptive reuse (ms1-20)
  • Finding viable uses for redundant buildings (ms21-66)
  • Securing the management of implementation (ms67-92)
  • Robust buildings for changing uses (ms93-106)
  • Use class framework (ms107-112)
  • References (ms113-114)

430) Standard Method of Specifying for Minor Works: The Preparation of Documentation for Works of Repair, Improvement and Conversion*

Gardiner, L. (1991). Standard Method of Specifying for Minor Works: The Preparation of Documentation for Works of Repair, Improvement and Conversion. E & F N Spon, London.
  • Introduction and exapmles of schedules of works (ms3-68)
  • Preliminaries and general matters, materials, workmanship and usage of sundry building terms (ms69-132)
  • Schedules of work - presentation and other (ms133-208)
  • Contract (ms209-243)

429) Decay of Timber and its Prevention**

Cartwright, K. S. G. and Findlay, W. P. K. (1969). Decay of Timber and its Prevention. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London.
  • Introduction (ms1-4)
  • Causes of decay (ms5-11)
  • Technique (ms12-25)
  • Physiology of wood-destroying fungi (ms26-52)
  • Effect of fungal decay on wood (ms53-66)
  • Principal decays of standing conifers in Great Britain (ms67-101)
  • Principal decays of standing broad-leaved trees in Great Britain (ms102-165)
  • Decay of felled timber and of timber in service in the open (ms166-202)
  • Prevention of decay in felled and converted timber during storage and shipment (ms225-234)
  • Decay of timber in various uses (ms235-258)
  • Deterioration of composite wood and manufactured wood products (ms259-265)
  • Natural durability of timber (ms266-281)
  • Preservation of wood by chemicals (ms282-297)
  • Staining and discoloration of timber (ms298-320)
  • The wood block method of test for the toxicity of wood preservatives to fungi (ms321-327)
  • References (ms4-11,24,49,65,98,162,200,223,256,265,279,296,318)

428) Decay of Timber in Buildings: Dry Rot, Wet Rot and other Fungi**

Coggins, C. R. (1980). Decay of Timber in Buildings: Dry Rot, Wet Rot and other Fungi. Rentokil Limited, West Sussex.
  • Wood structure and decay (ms11-23)
  • The fungi (ms24-31)
  • Major wood rotting fungi in Great Britain (ms32-51)
  • Other fungi found in buildings (ms52-67)
  • The incidence of dry rot and wet rot in Britain (ms68-78)
  • Wood-boring beetles and fungal decay (ms79-84)
  • Detection and treatment of fungal decay (ms85-110)
  • Bibliography (ms111-112)

427) Building Maintenance Technology in Tropical Climates***

Briffett, C. (ed.) (1995). Building Maintenance Technology in Tropical Climates. Singapore University Press, Singapore.
  • Durability of concrete structures (ms3-20)
  • Maintenance of pitched roof coverings (ms21-33)
  • Flat roof problems (ms34-56)
  • External claddings (ms57-76)
  • Internal floor finishes in schools (ms77-94)
  • Investigating dampness problems in buildings (ms95-106)
  • Control of plant growth on buildings (ms107-116)
  • Access requirements for building maintenance (ms117-138)
  • External access systems (ms139-162)
  • Expert systems in building pathology (ms163-178)
  • Building management information systems (ms179-191)
  • References (ms19,53,76,92,106,112,138,157,177,191)

426) Conservation of Historic Stone Buildings and Monumnets***

National Research Council (NRC) (1982). Conservation of Historic Stone Buildings and Monumnets. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.
  • Report of the committee on conservation of historic stone buildings and monuments (ms1-12)
  • The scientist's role in historic preservation with particular reference to stone conservation (ms13-21)
  • The principles of conservation (ms22-30)
  • Some illustrative preservation problems and treatments in Washington, D.C. (ms31-48)
  • Geological source of building stone (ms49-61)
  • Physical properties of building stone (ms62-86)
  • Deformation and fracture of rock (ms87-107)
  • Problems in the deterioration of stone (ms108-119)
  • The mechanism of masonry decay through crystallization (ms120-144)
  • Characterization of bricks and their resistance to deterioration mechanisms (ms145-162)
  • Analythical methods related to building and monument preservation (ms163-182)
  • Wet and dry surface deposition of air pollutants and their modelling (ms183-196)
  • Measurement of local climatological and air pollution factors affecting stone decay (ms197-210)
  • Diagnosis of nonstructural problems in historic masonry buildings (ms211-232)
  • Diagnosis and prognosis of structural integrity (ms233-241)
  • Photogrammetric measurement and monitoring of historic and prehistoric structures (ms242-271)
  • Cleaning and surface repair (ms272-280)
  • Preventive maintenance in historic structures (ms281-286)
  • Stone-consolidating materials: a status report (ms287-311)
  • The sustainability of polymer composites as protective materials (ms312-321)
  • Exposure site and weatherometer evalutions of synthetic polymers (ms322-328)
  • The evaluation of stone preservatives (ms329-340)
  • Proposal for a CCMS pilot study on the conservation / restoration of monuments (ms341-346)

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

425) Building Maintenance Technology***

Son, L. H. and S. Yuen, C. G. (1993). Building Maintenance Technology. The Macmillan Press Ltd., London.
  • Overview of building maintenance (ms1-10)
  • Causes and agents of deterioration (ms11-28)
  • Diagnosis and investigation techniques (ms29-43)
  • Foundations (ms44-73)
  • Concrete defects (ms74-99)
  • Concrete defects: inspection and diagnosis (ms100-123)
  • Repair of concrete structures (ms124-156)
  • Timber and timber components (ms157-183)
  • Brickwork and stonework (ms184-221)
  • Steel and other metals (ms222-247)
  • Roofs and roof drainage (ms248-276)
  • Wall claddings (ms277-298)
  • Finishes and decorations (ms299-325)
  • Dampness in buildings (ms326-352)
  • External works (ms353-366)
  • Related and further reading (ms9,26,42,72,97,121,154,182,219,247,274,296,322,349,365)

424) Wood Deterioration and Its Prevention by Preservatives Treatments**

Nicholas, D. D. (ed.) (1973). Wood Deterioration and Its Prevention by Preservatives Treatments: Volume 1 - Degradation and Protection of Wood. Syracuse University Press, New York.
  • History of wood preservation (ms1-24)
  • Microbiological digredation and the causal organisma (ms31-98)
  • Degradation in relation to wood structure (ms107-142)
  • The chemistry and biochemistry of decay (ms149-177)
  • Control methods (ms183-210)
  • Decay test methods (ms217-243)
  • Degradation and protection of wood from marine organisms (ms247-272)
  • The degradation of wood by insects (ms277-303)
  • Degradation and protection of wood from thermal attack (ms307-334)
  • Special treatments (ms341-365)
  • References (ms25,99,143,177,211,244,273,304,335,365)

423) Wood Preservation**

Richardson, B. A. (1993). Wood Preservation. E & FN Spon, London.
  • Preservation technology (ms1-22)
  • Wood degradation (ms23-42)
  • Preservation systems (ms43-96)
  • Preservation chemicals (ms97-151)
  • Practical preservation (ms153-176)
  • Selection of a preservation system (ms179-184)
  • Wood-borers (ms185-209)
  • Wood-destroying fungi (ms211-218)

422) The Dry Rot Problem***

Hickin, N. E. (1972). The Dry Rot Problem. Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd., London.
  • The importance of wood in buildings (ms11-18)
  • The special features of fungi (ms19-25)
  • How to identify decay (ms26-32)
  • Records of the occurance of dry rot and wet rot attacks in the United Kingdom (ms33-40)
  • The less important species of wood-rotting fungi found in buildings (ms41-52)
  • Specifications for dry rot and wet rot eradication (ms53-63)
  • The correct environment for wood in buildings (ms64-73)
  • Rising damp and its cure (ms74-86)
  • Timber preservation (ms87-96)
  • How fungicides are tested for efficiency (ms97-105)
  • Wood-boring insects associated with fungal decay (ms106-111)
  • References (ms112)

421) Rumah Tradisional Negeri Sembilan: Satu Analisis Seni Bina Melayu

Idrus, Y. (1996). Rumah Tradisional Negeri Sembilan: Satu Analisis Seni Bina Melayu. Penerbit Fajar Bakti Sdn. Bhd., Shah Alam.
  • Glosari (ms163-177)
  • Bibliografi (ms193-197)

420) Interior Renovation and Restoration of Private Dwellings***

Maguire, B. W. (1994). Interior Renovation and Restoration of Private Dwellings. P T R Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Walls and ceilings (ms1-51)
  • Ceilings (ms52-75)
  • Floors (ms76-116)
  • Doors and door units (ms117-153)
  • Interior trim (ms154-174)
  • Electrical services and lighting (ms175-194)
  • Plumbing (ms195-225)
  • Staircase (ms226-252)
  • Wood cabinets and counters (ms253-288)
  • Environmental systems (ms289-307)
  • Cross-reference trouble shooting list (ms308-312)

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

419) Conservation of Historic Timber Structures: An Ecological Approach**

Larsen, K. E. and Marstein, N. (2000). Conservation of Historic Timber Structures: An Ecological Approach. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
  • The sustainability of traditional materials and craftmanship (ms1-11)
  • In the full richness of their authenticity (ms12-23)
  • There is such great diversity (ms24-38)
  • Desperate remedies: the benefits and drawbacks of modern technology (ms39-52)
  • The two sides of the coin: preservation of structures and preservation of techniques of craftmanship (ms53-65)
  • Mighty oaks from little acorns grow: preservation starts in the forest (ms66-73)
  • A little neglect may breed mischief: preventive conservation, documentation, maintenance and fire protection (ms74-95)
  • Like seasoned timber, never gives: the durability of wood as a building material (ms96-112)
  • Something nasty in the woodshed: alternatives to toxic chemicals (ms113-120)
  • The past has power: sustainable development-learning from historic timber structures (ms121-128)
  • The ICOMOS international wood committee's principles for the preservation of historic timber structures (ms129-132)
  • References (ms133-136)

418) The Future of the Past: Attitudes to Conservation 1174-1974**

Fawcett, J. (ed.) (1976). The Future of the Past: Attitudes to Conservation 1174-1974. Thames and Hudson, London.
  • The law's delays: conservationist legislation in the British Isles (ms9-33)
  • Scarpe and anti-scarpe (ms35-53)
  • A presevationist's progress (ms55-63)
  • What should we preserve? (ms65-73)
  • A restoration tragedy: cathedral in the eighteen and nineteenth centuries (ms75-115)
  • Living with the past: Victorian alterations to country houses (ms117-139)
  • Conservation in America: national character as revealed by preservation (ms141-149)
  • Old sites and new buildings: the architect's point of view (ms150-152)

417) Bentuk Rumah Tradisi Melayu

Husny, M. L. (1976). Bentuk Rumah Tradisi Melayu. B.P. Husny, Medan.

416) The Conservation of Building Timbers**

Hickin, N. E. (1966). The Conservation of Building Timbers. Hutchinson, London.
  • Introduction (ms9-11)
  • How much woodworm (ms12-20)
  • Comparative incidence of wood-boring insects (ms21-25)
  • The distribution of wood-boring insects and wood rotting fungi (ms72-90)
  • The preservation of timber in buildings (ms91-106)
  • Treatment under guarantee (ms107-111)
  • Standards for wood preservatives (ms112-122)
  • Woodworm, dry rot and the law (ms123-127)
  • The conservation of historic buildings by death watch elimination (ms134-140)
  • References (ms11,90,106,140)

415) The Maintenance and Adaptation of Buildings ***

Chudley, R. (1981). The Maintenance and Adaptation of Buildings. Longman Inc., New York.
  • Principles (ms1-26)
  • Deterioration and defects (ms91-107)
  • Causes and methods of repair, renewal and alterations (ms108-140)
  • Maintenance management (ms141-162)
  • Bibliography (ms163)

414) 50 Warisan Kebangsaan ***

Jabatan Warisan Negara (2007). 50 Warisan Kebangsaan. Kementerian Kebudayaan Kesenian dan Warisan, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Pengenalan (msI)
  • Jalur Gemilang (ms1)
  • Lagu Negaraku (ms2)
  • Bunga Raya (ms3)
  • Jata Negara (ms4)
  • Panji-panji DiRaja (ms5)
  • Tengkolok Diraja (ms6)
  • Pending Diraja (ms7)
  • Gandik Diraja (ms8)
  • Kalung Diraja (ms9)
  • Keris Panjang Diraja (ms10)
  • Keris Pendek Diraja (ms11)
  • Cokmar (ms12)
  • Cogan Alam (ms13)
  • Cogan Agama (ms14)
  • Cokmar Dewan Rakyat (ms15)
  • Cokmar Dewan Negara (ms16)
  • Watikah Pengisytiharan (ms17)
  • Manuskrip Sejarah Melayu (ms18)
  • Manuskrip Hikayat Hang Tuah (ms19)
  • Hukum Kanun Melaka (ms20)
  • Perak Man (ms21)
  • Tapak Tiang Bendera Malaya (ms22)
  • Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad* (ms23)
  • Bangunan Dewan Bandaraya & Panggung Bandaraya* (ms24)
  • Bangunan Pejabat Pos Besar Lama* (ms25)
  • Bangunan Jabatan Kerja Raya* (ms26)
  • Tugu Negara* (ms27)
  • Parlimen* (ms28)
  • Masjid Negara & Makam Pahlawan* (ms29)
  • Bangunan Istana Negara* (ms30)
  • Muzium Negara* (ms31)
  • Carcosa & King's House* (ms32)
  • Dewan Perhimpunan Cina Selangor* (ms33)
  • Bangunan Residensi* (ms34)
  • St George Church* (ms35)
  • Bangunan Stesen Keretapi Kuala Lumpur* (ms36)
  • Bangunan Ibu Pejabat Keretapi (KTMB)* (ms37)
  • Taman Negara Mulu (ms38)
  • Taman Negara Kinabalu (ms39)
  • Batu Caves (ms40)
  • Wayang Kulit (ms41)
  • Mak Yong (ms42)
  • Bangsawan (ms43)
  • Joget Melayu (ms44)
  • Ngajat (ms45)
  • Sumazau (ms46)
  • Sewang (ms47)
  • Dondang Sayang (ms48)
  • Seni Persilatan (ms49)
  • Rumah Terbuka Malaysia (ms50)

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

413) Virtual Malaysia ***

Yusoff, R.M. (ed.) (2007). Virtual Malaysia: Celebrating 50 Years of Nationhood. Vol. 6 Issue No. 4. Creative Advances Technology Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur.
  • Kuching (ms34-35)
  • Kuching heritage (ms36-37)
  • 50 major culture and heritage attraction of Malaysia (ms77-82)

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

412) Treasures of the World *

Fedorovski, V. (ANON). Treasures of the World. Grange Books, Kent.

411) Singapore and Malaysia ***

Book Creation Services (Ed.) (1999). Singapore and Malaysia. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York.
  • Early history (ms32)
  • Melaka in the 15th century (ms34)
  • The Straits Settlements and the Malay States (ms36)
  • Malay States (ms36)
  • The Federation of Malaysia (ms40)
  • The Malay house (ms72)
  • Regional differences (ms74)
  • The Borneo longhouse (ms76)
  • Colonial house styles (ms80)
  • Mosque (ms82)
  • Modern architecture - Singapore (ms84)
  • Modern architecture - Malaysia (ms86)
  • Chinese shophouses (ms88)
  • Kuala Lumpur (ms182)
  • Klang Valley (ms190)
  • Negeri Sembilan (ms194)
  • Melaka (ms198)
  • Kuala Selangor (ms218)
  • The hills stations (ms220)
  • Ipoh (ms224)
  • Penang (ms232)
  • Langkawi and Perlis (ms244)
  • Kuantan (ms246)
  • Kuala Terengganu (ms250)
  • Kota Bharu (ms254)
  • Johor (ms262)
  • Kuching (ms272)
  • Kota Kinabalu (ms296)