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Conservation of historic timber structures

an ecological approach

by Knut Einar Larsen

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Oxford [England], Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wooden-frame buildings -- Conservation and restoration.,
  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-136) and index.

    StatementKnut Einar Larsen, Nils Marstein.
    SeriesButterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology
    ContributionsMarstein, Nils.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA4110 .L36 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6897593M
    ISBN 100750634340
    LC Control Number00700031
    OCLC/WorldCa44182930

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    The conservation of timber buildings. [F W B Charles; Mary Charles] an invaluable reference and source book and a thoroughly good read, given its wealth of historical data and case study descriptions. # Wooden-frame buildings--Conservation and restoration\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The Repair of Historic Timber Structures is an indispensable guide for those involved in the structural assessment and repair of timber in buildings. The book takes a practical approach and discusses two types of structure, the oak-framed buildings dating from the Middle Ages (which still survive in some numbers), and the timber elements of Format: Paperback.

    The Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada 65 Hiring a Professional 69 Troubleshooting 72 Resource List 75 The Historic Resources Branch gratefully acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada through the Historic Places Initiative, a federal, provincial, territorial partnership. The MSc is suitable for students and mid-career professionals seeking to develop or enhance an academic or professional specialism in the conservation of buildings (timber buildings). It is important that applicants have a keen interest in the conservation of historic buildings and the self-discipline and determination required to complete a.


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TIMBER__12 46 13/07/ PRACTICAL BUILDING CONSERVATION. Styles of framing tended to be strongly influenced by local traditions. Cruck-framed buildings are found mostly in the Midlands and the north and west of England, and this basic system of construction (with many variants including the base-cruck and.

The series builds on the research and field experience of Historic England, and is aimed at those who work on or look after historic buildings: primarily architects, surveyors, engineers, conservators, contractors and conservation officers, but also owners, curators, students and.

Since its publication in Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Book Description. Timber deals with wide-ranging use of the material in historic buildings, from vast structural timber-frames through to high-class joinery and simple ular attention is paid to how and why timber decays or faults occur, and the methods of assessing and dealing with this.

This ecological approach also advocates the minimum use of pesticides and other toxic substances in timber book, together with the Wood Committee's principles, is a timely response to the needs of the international preservation community for internationally-applicable guidelines for the conservation of historic timber structures, as well as others wishing to develop 5/5(1).

The text is supported by numerous line illustrations and photographs. Architects, surveyors and craftsmen involved in the conservation of timber structures, whether it be the roof and internal framework of a medieval tithe barn or the half-timber wall of a seventeenth-century farmhouse, will find this both a beguiling and a practical reference.

The minimum intervention in the fabric of a historic timber structure is an ideal. In certain circumstances, minimum intervention can mean that their preservation and conservation may require the complete or partial dismantling and subsequent reassembly in order to allow for the repair of timber structures.

The previous article in the Conservation compendium provided an introduction to common repairs and strengthening of structural timbers in historic buildings.

This article continues by illustrating how structural timber fared at the Grade II listed Dunston Staiths in northeast England. Conservation of Historic Buildings.

Conservation of Historic Buildings book. Conservation of Historic Buildings. Timber walls must not be forgotten, but here the problems are not so much structural as the decay of the material itself, which will be dealt with in the chapters on causes of decay, in Part II of the book. Author: Bernard Feilden.

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