Preserving Post-war Heritage: The Care and Conservation of Mid-twentieth-century Architecture
Edited by Susan Macdonald
Proceedings of the English Heritage Conference, London, UK, 1998. This book examines the specific management and practical issues posed by post-war heritage. Contributions from practitioners carrying out pioneering work cover the most urgent practical problems commonly encountered by conservation professionals dealing with post-war construction. Part I deals with historical context and the framework for protection of post-war architecture in Britain. Part II examines structural issues, materials and diagnosis and assessment of problems and the options for repair. Topics covered include reinforced concrete, plastics, clad frame construction and curtain walling. Case studies, a summary of the proceedings, sources of information and bibliography. 2001, 256 pp, hardback.
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