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Surveying Historic Buildings -

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Author(s)

David Watt

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If you are a conservation officer, surveyor, architect, archaeologist or planner, this book has valuable case studies and examples which help to demonstrate the common problems found in older buildings. It features many additional photographs illustrating the decay mechanims and individual issues associated with damp, replica watches timber decay, masonry defects, roofing problems and many other aspects. The book begins by summarizing the basics of surveying practice, including the inspection, assessment, defect diagnosis and monitoring of defects. It then examines the building elements, discussing their construction, typical faults and their diagnoses. This section provides specific advice on assessing industrial monuments and features concise inspection designer rolex replica watches for men checklists for ease of reference. In the final section, the author looks to the future, considering the specific challenges faced by property professionals when employed to survey historic buildings.

Publisher

Donhead Publishing

Year

2011

ISBN

9781873394670

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