Living Buildings Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Principles and Practice

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Date published
9 years 3 months ago
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TitleLiving Buildings
Architectural Conservation: Philisophy, Principles and Practice
AuthorDonald Insall
PublisherImages Publishing Group
ISBN9781864701920
Price£39.50 + p&p
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Written to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Donald Insall’s multi-award winning architectural practice, this copiously and beautifully illustrated book begins with the assertion that ‘buildings are alive’. The buildings and their materials ‘speak eloquently of their local origin’, writes the author.
 
His philosophy is combined with practical guidance and in-depth analysis of architectural conservation. From day-to-day maintenance to drastic renovation projects, the book offers advice drawn from case studies of some of the country’s best loved buildings.
 
At the same time an elegant coffee table book and a practical manual for anyone with an interest in architecture and conservation, this book would make an excellent gift or addition to a collection.