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Restoration of Indian Miniature Paintings

By: K.K. Gupta

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Northern Book Centre in association with National Museum Institute: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033526

ISBN: 81-7211-185-1

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 160. View more info

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Structural Repair of Traditional Buildings

By: Patrick Robson

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008271

ISBN: 1873394683

Condition: Brand New


This book will be of interest to everyone involved in the repair, maintenance and refurbishment of traditional buildings. Its purpose is to promote the successful structural repair of masonry, timber and unfired earth. The book begins by explaining how traditional structures work and how they are affected by the behaviour of the soil that supports them. It goes on to explain how the structural design of buildings has to cope with uncertainty. Techniques for doing so are well established for new buildings, but the viewpoint changes when existing buildings need to be repaired or refurbished. ... View more info

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Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings: A Sustainable Approach

By: Richard Oxley

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008263

ISBN: 1873394500

Condition: Brand New


Understanding the unique requirements of traditional buildings is crucial to providing appropriate guidance on their care and repair. This book will help practitioners identify the particular issues relating to older buildings and the problems they may encounter when surveying and repairing them. With the use of examples, the author provides invaluable information on how traditional buildings perform, emphasizing the need for a sensitive and sustainable approach which also takes account of the specific needs of the building. The book examines all aspects to be included in any assessment for... View more info