Thursday, May 15, 2008

574) The Blue Mansion: The Story of Mandarin Splendour Reborn***

Loh, L. L. (2002). The Blue Mansion: The Story of Mandarin Splendour Reborn. L'Plan Sdn. Bhd., Penang.
  • The restoration (ms28-57)

573) Defects in Buildings: Symptoms, Investigation, Diagnosis and Cure***

Carillion Services Limited. (2005). Defects in Buildings: Symptoms, Investigation, Diagnosis and Cure. The Statitionery Office Limited, Norwich.
  • Causes of deterioration (ms2-10)
  • Durability of materials (ms11-18)
  • Principles of diagnosis (ms19-26)
  • Methods of investigation (ms27-42)
  • Element, symptom, location and materials (ms43-482)

572) The Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritage***

Croci, G. (2000). The Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritage. Computational Mechanics Publications / WIT Press, Southampton.
  • The decay of materials and structure damage (ms41-64)
  • Acquisition of information and data (ms65-78)
  • Criteria and techniques for conservation and restoration (ms79-114)
  • Diagnosis and safety evaluation (ms185-196)
  • Structural analysis of masonry buildings (ms197-246)
  • References (ms247-248)

571) A Future with A Past: Saving Our Heritage**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). A Future with A Past: Saving Our Heritage. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • The need for conservation (ms1)

570) Earth Building: Methods and Materials, Repair and Conservation***

Keefe, L. (2005). Earth Building: Methods and Materials, Repair and Conservation. Taylor & Francis, London.
  • The conservation, repair and maintenance of earth buildings (ms125-130)
  • The principal causes of failure in earth walls and how to recognise them (ms131-157)
  • The diagnostic survey and repair of earth buildings (ms158-187)
  • Bibliography (ms190-192)

569) A Guide to the Maintenance, Repair, and Alteration of Historic Buildings***

Stahl, F. A. (1984). A Guide to the Maintenance, Repair, and Alteration of Historic Buildings. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York.
  • Custodial and maintenance information (ms1-11)
  • Repair, alteration and design information (ms12-38)
  • Materials information (ms39-104)

568) Hotels, Motels and Condominiums: Design, Planning and Maintenance**

Lawson, F. (1976). Hotels, Motels and Condominiums: Design, Planning and Maintenance. The Architectural Press Ltd., London.
  • Developments in tourism and accommodation (ms1-17)
  • Bibliography (ms233-234)

567) Interiors 2nd Book of Hotels*

End, H. (1978). Interiors 2nd Book of Hotels. Whitney Library of Design, New York.
  • Types of hotel (ms43-54)
  • Hotel rehabilitation (ms101-134)
  • Bibliography (ms220)

566) Principles of Hotel Design**

The Architect's Journal. (ed.). (1975). Principles of Hotel Design. The Architectural Press, London.
  • Tourist and hotels (ms7-12)
  • Principles of hotel design (ms33-38)

565) Conservation Guidelines for Boat Quay Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Boat Quay Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms8-14)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms15-30)

564) Conservation Guidelines for Kampong Glam Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Kampong Glam Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms9-15)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms16-24)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms25-32)

563) Conservation Guidelines for Chinatown Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Chinatown Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms10-16)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms17-25)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms26-33)

562) Conservation Guidelines for Little India Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Little India Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms10-16)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms17-25)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms26-33)

561) Conservation Guidelines for Jalan Besar Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Jalan Besar Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms10-18)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms19-35)
  • Guidelines for rear extension (ms36-37)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms38-45)

560) Conservation Guidelines for Geylang Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Geylang Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms11-18)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms19-35)
  • General restoration guidelines for detached buildings (ms35-37)
  • Guidelines for extention (ms38-39)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms40-47)

559) Conservation Guidelines for River Valley Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for River Valley Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms11-18)
  • General restoration guidelines for shophouses (ms19-35)
  • General restoration guidelines for detached buildings (ms36-39)
  • Guidelines for extension (ms40-41)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms42-49)

558) Conservation Guidelines for Blair Plain Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Blair Plain Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms9-15)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms16-31)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms32-37)

557) Conservation Guidelines for Emerald Hill Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Emerald Hill Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms10-14)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms15-30)
  • Guidelines for envelop control sites (ms31-38)

556) Conservation Guidelines for Beach Road Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Beach Road Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms8-15)
  • General restoration guidelines for shophouses (ms16-32)
  • Guidelines for rear extension (ms33-34)

555) Conservation Guidelines for Cairnhill Conservation Area**

Urban Redevelopment Authority. (1991). Conservation Guidelines for Cairnhill Conservation Area. Urban Redevelopment Authority Building, Singapore.
  • General development guidelines (ms8-12)
  • General restoration guidelines (ms13-27)

554) Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures***

Ross, P. (2002). Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures. Thomas Telford Publishing, London.
  • Building legislation (ms60-67)
  • The general diagnostic sequence (ms72-75)
  • Initial visual inspection (ms76-79)
  • The range of possible defects (ms80-89)
  • Investigative techniques (ms90-97)
  • The appraisal (ms98-107)
  • Timber repairs (ms108-125)
  • Historic buildings (ms126-137)
  • Bibliography (MS233-236)

553) Structural Defects Reference Manual for Low-Rise Buildings***

Atkinson, M. F. (2000). Structural Defects Reference Manual for Low-Rise Buildings. E &FN Spon, London.
  • Surveys (ms17-26)
  • Site investigation equipment and methods (ms27-38)
  • Structural reports - defects (ms39-226)
  • References (ms227-228)

552) An Introduction to Tourism**

Lickorish, L. J. & Jenkins, C. L. (2000). An Introduction to Tourism. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
  • How tourism developed the history (ms10-32)
  • Tourism policy, planning and development (ms169-181)

551) Introduction to Tourism: Dimensions and Issues**

Hall, C. M. (2002). Introduction to Tourism: Dimensions and Issues. Pearson Education Australia, New South Wales.
  • Historical dimensions of tourism (ms37-62)
  • Tourism planning and destination development (ms321-353)
  • Urban tourism development: retailing, culture, heritage, etc. (ms390-419)
  • References (ms439-512)

550) Tourism: Principles, Practices and Philosophies***

Geoldner, C. J. & B. Ritchie, J. R. (2005). Tourism: Principles, Practices and Philosophies. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
  • Tourism in perspective (ms3-40)
  • Tourism through the ages (ms41-70)

549) Histories of Tourism: Representation, Identity and Conflict**

Walton, J. K. (2005). Histories of Tourism: Representation, Identity and Conflict. Channel View Publications, England.

548) Communication in Tourism & Hospitality*

D. Wagen, L. V. (1997). Communication in Tourism & Hospitality. Hospitality Press Pty. Ltd., Australia.
  • Bibliography (ms213-216)

547) Tourism Behaviour: Travellers' Decisions and Actions*

March, R. & Woodside, A. G. (2005). Tourism Behaviour: Travellers' Decisions and Actions. CABI Publishing, Oxon.
  • Research objectives and theoretical framework (ms156-163)
  • Research method (ms164-171)
  • References (ms261-272)

546) The Business of Tourism*

Holloway, J. C. (2002). The Business of Tourism. Pearson Education Limited, Essex.
  • An introduction to tourism (ms1-14)
  • The history of tourism: from its origins to the age of steam (ms17-30)
  • Tourism design and management (ms333-353)
  • Bibliography (ms383-396)

545) Travel & Tour Management*

Frost, W. (2004). Travel & Tour Management. Pearson Educational Australia, New South Wales.
  • Travel, tours and tourism (ms1-9)
  • Bibliography (ms152-162)

544) Tourism Impacts, Planning ang Management*

Mason, P. (2003). Tourism Impacts, Planning ang Management. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
  • Tourism growth, development and impacts (ms3-64)
  • Tourism planning and management: concepts, issues and players (ms65-142)
  • Tools and techniques in tourism planning and management (ms143-164)
  • The future of tourism planning and management (ms165-181)
  • References (ms182-191)

543) Managing the Tourist Destination*

Howie, F. (2003). Managing the Tourist Destination. Thomson Learning, London.
  • Principles and theories (ms48-72)

542) Visitor Management: Case Studies from World Heritage Sites***

Shackley, M. (ed.) (2000). Visitor Management: Case Studies from World Heritage Sites. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
  • Introduction - world cultural heritage sites (ms1-9)

541) Welcome to Hospitality...an Introduction*

Chon, K. S. & Sparrowe, R. T. (2000). Welcome to Hospitality...an Introduction. Delmar, New York.
  • Travel and tourism: patners in hospitality (ms35-70)
  • Global issues and hospitality (ms71-104)

540) Hotel and Motel Management and Operations*

Gray, W. & Liguori, S. C. (1996). Hotel and Motel Management and Operations. Simon & Schuster Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore.
  • Types of hotels (ms10-20)

539) Hotel Operations Management*

Hayes, D. K. & Ninemeier, J. D. (2004). Hotel Operations Management. Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey.
  • The hotel industry: overview and professional career opportunities (ms1-39)

538) Accommodation Management: Perspectives for the International Hotel Industry*

Verginis, C. S. & Wood, R. C. (2002). Accommodation Management: Perspectives for the International Hotel Industry. Thomson Learning, London.
  • Issues in hotel accommodation (ms185-252)

537) Hotel / Motel Operations: An Overview*

Weissinger, S. S. (2000). Hotel / Motel Operations: An Overview. Delmar, New York.
  • Lodgings: yesterday and today (ms1-16)
  • Classification of lodging facilities (ms33-50)

536) The Business of Bed and Breakfast*

Dickman, S. & Maddock, M. (2000). The Business of Bed and Breakfast. Hospitality Press Pty. Ltd., Australia.
  • Recommended reading (ms217-218)

535) The Business of Hotels*

Medlik, S. & Ingram, H. (2003). The Business of Hotels. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
  • Hotel policies, philosophies and strategies (ms25-36)
  • Select bibliography (ms209-213)

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

534) Understanding the Common Building Defects in Malaysia's Historic Buildings***

Kamal, K. S., Ahmad, A. G., Ab. Wahab, L. and Abd. Karim, S. B. (2007). Understanding the Common Building Defects in Malaysia's Historic Buildings. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.939-948.
  • Introduction of historic buildings in Malaysia (ms939-940)
  • Common building defects (ms940-943)
  • Common causes of building defects (ms944-945)
  • Framework for repairing historic buildings (ms945-946)
  • References (ms947-948)

533) Insights to Sustainable George Town**

Tan, C. K. and Fairuz, S. (2007). Insights to Sustainable George Town. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.848-864.
  • Introduction (ms849-850)
  • Conservation guidelines: advantages and disadvantages (ms854-857)
  • George Town: background and history (ms851-862)
  • References (ms863-864)

532) The Making of A Creative City: The Penang Experience*

Badarulzaman, N., Ahmad, A. G. and Hassan, F. (2007). The Making of A Creative City: The Penang Experience. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.773-784.
  • References (ms783-784)

531) Inclusion of Special Considerations in the Bills of Quantities for Building Conservation Works*

Yin, L. Q. and Mui, L. Y. (2007). Inclusion of Special Considerations in the Bills of Quantities for Building Conservation Works. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.629-635.
  • Characteristic of building conservation works (ms629-631)
  • Importance of bill of quantities in conservation works (ms631-632)
  • Specific consideration and problems faced in preparing BQ for conservation works (ms633-634)
  • References (ms635)

530) Heritage Conservation of Religious Complex in Mandalay City, Myanmar*

Phyu, M. S. and Aye, S. S. (2007). Heritage Conservation of Religious Complex in Mandalay City, Myanmar. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.571-582.
  • Preservation (ms579-580)
  • Reconstruction (ms580-581)
  • Restoration (ms581)
  • References (ms582)

529) Towards A Tourism Development in Innwa Ancient City and Its Environment*

Thi, K. W. and Su, S. (2007). Towards A Tourism Development in Innwa Ancient City and Its Environment. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.227-238.
  • Approaches to the problems (ms235-237)
  • References (ms238)

528) Area Conservation Guidelines for Historic Built Environment in Pyin-OO-Lwin Town, Myanmar*

Lwin, A. and S. Mon, N. K. (2007). Area Conservation Guidelines for Historic Built Environment in Pyin-OO-Lwin Town, Myanmar. Proceedings of The International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, 3-4 December 2007, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Pp.135-146.
  • Recommendation (ms145)
  • References (ms146)