Living Buildings: Architectural Conservation : Philosophy, Principles and Practice (Google eBook)

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Images Publishing, 2008 - Architecture - 272 pages
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'Living Buildings' celebrates the 50th anniversary of Donald Insall Associates, the firm led by British architect Donald Insall. Responsable for the restoration of Windsor Castle after a fire in 1992, Insallís preservation architecture has given longevity to Britainís stately homes, town halls, churches, entire city precincts, hospitals, royal palaces, castles, public buildings and public spaces.
  

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In 1958, Insall and several of his colleagues founded a famous architectural practice in England based on architectural conservation, that is, the salvation, restoration, and rehabilitation of ... Read full review

Contents

TEAMWORK IN AN ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE
13
BUILDINGS ARE ALIVE
27
ORGANISING THE PROJECT
47
Befriending the building
58
Analysis and report
68
Planning the project
76
Working on site contractors and craftspeople
84
TEN DEGREES OF INTERVENTION
93
Major repairs
127
Radical improvement
137
Restoration and rebuilding
147
Rehabilitation
159
Reincorporating existing buildings
173
New buildings in context
181
Conservation in a changing historic area
195
a review
208

Daytoday building care
99
Programmed maintenance
107
Conservation
117
in practice
211
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