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Product Description: First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture...read more
By Tino Mager (editor)

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9781472459336 | Ashgate Pub Co, October 5, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past.

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Product Description: The renovation of buildings past their prime can no longer be regarded as a necessary evil that costs money and causes inconvenience. Increasingly, it is being acknowledged that to renovate a building and its façade (or ‘envelope’) can has considerable advantages...read more
By Marcel Bilow (editor), Ulrich Knaack (editor), Thaleia Konstantinou (editor) and Bert Lieverse (editor)

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9789064508004, titled "Reimagining the Envelope: Reimagining the Envelope" | Nai Uitgevers Pub, April 30, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The renovation of buildings past their prime can no longer be regarded as a necessary evil that costs money and causes inconvenience.

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Product Description: Sustainable Refurbishment

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9781405195089 | Blackwell Pub, October 9, 2012, cover price $96.00 | About this edition: Sustainable Refurbishment

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Product Description: Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve the energy efficiency of more than one building per minute between now and 2050! This is a problem that needs tackling worldwide and is a challenge to both the refurbishment sector of the global construction industry and to those who own and operate existing buildings...read more

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9780415531092 | Routledge, April 3, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions.

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Product Description: Successful recovery following a disaster depends upon transcending the disciplinary divides of architecture, engineering, and planning and emphasizing the importance of community perspectives in the post-disaster reconstruction process...read more
By Esther Leemann (editor)

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9781439888155 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 29, 2012, cover price $87.95 | About this edition: Successful recovery following a disaster depends upon transcending the disciplinary divides of architecture, engineering, and planning and emphasizing the importance of community perspectives in the post-disaster reconstruction process.

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Product Description: The complete resource on performing sustainable renovations for both Historic and modern existing buildings This forward-looking and insightful guide explores how the sustainable renovation of existing buildings presents great opportunities for initiating extensive changes in the performance of the built environment...read more

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9780470872611 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 8, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The complete resource on performing sustainable renovations for both Historic and modern existing buildings This forward-looking and insightful guide explores how the sustainable renovation of existing buildings presents great opportunities for initiating extensive changes in the performance of the built environment.

By Charles Bloszies and Hugh Hardy (foreword by)

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9781616890353 | Princeton Architectural Pr, November 2, 2011, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: In Lighting Redesign for Existing Buildings, veteran journalist and educator Craig DiLouie identifies opportunities to both save energy and improve lighting performance in existing buildings. The book outlines the decision-making process behind whether to retrofit or redesign an existing lighting system, describes basic lighting design techniques and how to evaluate lighting equipment, details lighting legislation and energy codes, identifies advanced lighting strategies, and describes the role planned maintenance can play in saving energy and ensuring long-term performance...read more

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9781420083859 | Fairmont Pr, April 11, 2011, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: In Lighting Redesign for Existing Buildings, veteran journalist and educator Craig DiLouie identifies opportunities to both save energy and improve lighting performance in existing buildings.

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Product Description: Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures remains a problem for the industry...read more

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9780415508780 | 4th edition (Spon Pr, May 23, 2013), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry.
9780415370820 | 3 edition (Routledge, June 22, 2007), cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This third edition of Bill Ransom's classic short textbook provides a solid introduction to the study of defects in buildings and, in consequence, to good practice in conservation and repair.

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9780415508797 | 4th edition (Spon Pr, May 22, 2013), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry.

Miscellaneous:

9780203030141 | 3 edition (Spon Pr, May 18, 2007), cover price $55.00

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