|Author||: James M. Fitch|
|Publisher||: University of Virginia Press|
|Release Date||: 1990|
|ISBN 10||: 9780813912721|
|Pages||: 433 pages|
|Rating||: 5/5 from 1 reviews|
Outlines a complete programme for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and historic sites throughout the world. It is a basic text for both the novice and the specialist covering all aspects of preservation and the forces affecting historic district planning.
by James M. Fitch,James Marston Fitch
Outlines a complete programme for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and historic sites throughout the world. It is a basic text for both the novice and the specialist covering all aspects of preservation and the forces affecting historic district planning.GET BOOK!
by Norman Tyler,Ilene R. Tyler,Ted J. Ligibel
This classic text covers the gamut of preservation issues in layman’s language. Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the many facets of historic preservation: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey ofGET BOOK!
by Karolin Frank
Since the 1960s, public attention has been drawn increasingly towards the thematic link between historic preservation and urban planning. Nowadays, the organized historic preservation movement in the USA is more than a mere "yearning for history": it represents an active and integral part of urban planning in US cities. In order to approach these planning, economic, and social issues in the field of historic preservation, this book analyzes a variety of interdisciplinary methods, focusing on four selected historic districts withinGET BOOK!
by Norman Tyler,Ted J. Ligibel,Ilene R. Tyler
Presents a survey of the concepts, techniques and procedures for preserving architectural and cultural heritage. This book addresses the relevance of sustainability, 'green' architecture and heritage tourism to historic preservation.GET BOOK!
by William F. Delvac,Susan M. Escherich,Bridget Hartman
Shows communities how to take advantage of two tax credit programs for the preservation of buildings and the development of affordable housing. Part One, presents an excellent guide to effective combination of the historic rehabilitation and low-income housing credits. Part Two assembles six informative case studies that showcase successful cooperative efforts by nonprofit and for-profit groups to return blighted but beloved local landmarks into high-quality affordable housing. 33 photos.GET BOOK!
by Gail Lee Dubrow
Historians, preservationists, and professionals at parks and monuments throughout the country offer essays exploring women's history in historic sites and buildings. The essays highlight exemplary projects that have advanced the integration of women's history into historic preservation, and offer perspectives on preservation policy and practice. Dubrow (architecture, urban design, and planning, U. of Washington) and Goodman (New Hampshire Preservation Alliance) edit 20 chapters with topics including women in the nineteenth-century preservation movement, four African American women on the national landscape, womenGET BOOK!
by Sara K. Blumenthal
Brings together the major Federal historic preservation laws that govern a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources. Covers laws governing national historic preservation programs; national historic landmarks; the Federal Archeology Program; Federal preservation tax incentives; other major Federal historic preservation laws; and implementing regulations and guidelines.GET BOOK!
by David L. Ames,Richard D. Wagner
This collection of papers addresses two questions central to design and historic preservation: what are the parameters of 'compatibility' in the design of additions to historic buildings and of new infill buildings in historic districts and landscapes. Presented at the 'Third National Forum on Historic Preservation Practice: A Critical Look at Design in Historic Preservation', held at Goucher College, the authors include practicing and academic historic preservationists, architectural historians, architects, landscape architects, and engineers. Organized under the themes of 'MeldingGET BOOK!
by Ray A. Williamson,Paul R. Nickens
Technology transfer has played an increasingly important role in historic preservation during the latter half of the twentieth century, a situation attested to by the undertaking of an important congressional study in 1986 that assessed the role of federal agencies in the field. In this book leading researchers update the earlier findings and contribute state-of-the-art reviews and evaluations of technological progress in their areas of expertise.GET BOOK!
by Susan M. Escherich,Stephen J. Farneth,Bruce D. Judd
A guide for developers of affordable housing on how to work with the U.S. Secretary of the Interior. Contents: benefits of rehabilitating historic buildings for affordable housing (benefits to owners and developers, benefits to tenants, benefits to the community, a successful approach to rehabilitation, and solving common design issues in historic buildings); and 11 case studies of successful projects. Appendices: Federal section 106 review; state and local environmental review; and historic building codes. Glossary and bibliography.GET BOOK!
by Robert R. Weyeneth
He argues that Historic Charleston Foundation has been a leader in broadening the field of historic preservation from its purely educational focus, concerned primarily with the establishment and operation of house museums, to its current scope as a form of urban and environmental planning."--BOOK JACKET.GET BOOK!
by Michael A. Tomlan
This well-illustrated book offers an up-to-date synthesis of the field of historic preservation, cast as a social campaign concerned with the condition, treatment and use of the legacy of existing properties in the United States. Drawing on a wide range of research, experience and scholarship over the last fifty years, it allows us to re-think past and current ideas in preservation, challenging readers to explore how their own interests lie within the cognitive framework of the activities taking place withGET BOOK!