Against a backdrop of the uniformity of global architecture, the preservation of the built heritage is increasingly being recognised as an important vehicle through. Architectural Conservation by Aylin Orbasli, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dr. Aylin Orbaşlı is an independent consultant with over fifteen years UK and She trained as an architect and has specialised in conservation and heritage.

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Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description This book provides an introductory text for students in built environment disciplines, as well as those who manage or own historic properties, and those embarking upon architectural conservation arcihtectural. It is designed to give an understanding of the main principles, materials and problems in the field of conservation and it features a number of case studies.

The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Looking for beautiful books? Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Back cover copy This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principlesand practice of architectural conservation today for students inbuilt environment and related disciplines and places conservationin its wider physical, social and international context.


Thesubject is considered in the framework of conservation thinking inthe early 21st century, reflecting some of the most recenttheoretical and technical conservatiln and debates. The book is divided into two parts: Each section issupported by case studies drawn from a broad international context.

Recommended reading lists at the end of each chapter, an extensivebibliography and web resources are also provided. Table of contents Preface. What is architectural conservation. Conservation as a Profession. Professional roles in building conservation. Studies in building conservation.

Structure of the Book. Chapter 2 International and Historic Cinservation of Conservation. The symbolic and nostalgic connotations of historic monuments. The search for authenticity. Conservation in the 20th Century. Built heritage as a symbol of national identity.

Architectural Conservation: Principles and Practice by Aylin Orbasli

The urban conservation movement. The legacy of the 20th century. Chapter 3 Theoretical Framework and Conservation Principles. Principles, Philosophy and Guidance. Chapter otbasli Legislation, Policy and Guidance.

Decision making in conservation. Non-governmental organisations and amenity societies. The private sector and property owners.

Architectural Conservation: Principles and Practice

Archaeological sites and ancient monuments. Monuments and buildings of architectural and historic significance. Area-based designation conservation areas. Historic gardens and landscapes.


Other forms of control and legislation that impact on historic buildings. Chapter 5 Managing Conservation. Making and evaluating proposals. Risk assessment and preparedness. Biological and botanical causes. Managing environmental conditions in historic buildings. Designing for and locating services in historic buildings. Understanding and analysing structures. Repair and conservation of historic structures.

Chapter 7 Conservation of Materials. Bricks and clay roof tiles. Tiles, faience and terracotta. Renders, plasters and mortars. Designing in the historic environment. The context of townscape.

Review quote “This is a sound introductory basis for those embarking on the study of architectural conservation and can be recommended to anyone thinking of joining the profession. She works as a consultant in heritage management and historic building conservation, and at Oxford Brookes University.

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