Recording Historic Structures

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John A. Burns
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 1, 2003 - Architecture - 320 pages
This new edition of the definitive guide to recording America's built environment provides a detailed reference to the re-cording methods and techniques that are fundamental tools for examining any existing structure. Edited by the Deputy Chief of the Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, this revised edition includes in-formation on recent technological advances such as laser scanning, new case studies, and expanded material on the docu-mentation of historic landscapes.
 

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This is a great textbook for historic preservationists. It covers the technical details of documentation drawing as opposed to construction drawing. It is easy to understand. Read full review

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This is a great textbook for historic preservationists. It covers the technical details of documentation drawing as opposed to construction drawing. It is easy to understand. Read full review

Contents

Case Studies
141
List of Illustrations
276
Bibliography
288
Appendixes
294
Index
300
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JOHN A. BURNS, FAIA, is a deputy chief and principal architect of HABS/HAER/HALS. He has lectured and written extensively on topics related to historic buildings, including the technologies of architectural and engineering documentation.
HABS/HAER/HALS are part of the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The programs document important architecture, engineering structures, industrial sites, and landscapes throughout the U.S. and its territories. The HABS/HAER/HALS collections are archived at the Library of Congress and are also available at http://memory.loc.gov.

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