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Practical building conservation. Mortars, renders & plasters

Author: Alison Henry, (Lecturer); John D Stewart; English Heritage.
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing, 2012.
Series: Practical building conservation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A reference for those caring for historic buildings large and small such as architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators. Featuring various techniques and materials, it looks  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Henry, (Lecturer); John D Stewart; English Heritage.
ISBN: 9780754645597 0754645592
OCLC Number: 781997402
Description: viii, 643 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Materials & History Of Use --
Introduction --
Mortars, Renders & Plasters: A Historical Perspective --
Historic Mortars: Materials --
Historic Mortars: Preparation --
Historic Mortars: Applications --
Deterioration & Damage --
Inherent Causes of Deterioration --
Environmental Causes of Deterioration --
Inappropriate Intervention & Use --
Assessment --
Understanding Buildings & Their Condition --
Surveying Mortars, Renders & Plasters --
Symptoms & Diagnosis of Causes of Deterioration --
Treatment & Repair --
Project Planning & Development --
Mortars for Conservation --
Mortar Design & Specification --
Preparation of Mortars for Conservation --
Using Lime Mortar: Good Practice --
Desalination --
Repointing --
Conservation of Render & Plaster on Solid Background --
Conservation of Render & Plaster on Flexible Support --
Conservation of Decorative Plaster & Render --
Other Treatments --
Care & Maintenance --
Special Topic: Paints for Plaster & Render --
Special Topic: Decorative Painting on Plaster & Render --
Special Topic: Natural Cements --
Special Topic: Mortar Floors --
Special Topic: Ruins.
Series Title: Practical building conservation.
Responsibility: volume editors: Alison Henry and John Stewart.


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'[The Practical Building Conservation volumes] offer considerable information and advice on many aspects of conservation. Great emphasis is placed in all the volumes on making the reader familiar Read more...

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