Living Buildings : Architectural Conservation, Philosophy, Principles and Practice, Hardback

Living Buildings : Architectural Conservation, Philosophy, Principles and Practice Hardback


Celebrates the 50th anniversary of Donald Insall Assoc.

It is a detailed examination of Insall's painstaking approach to architectural conservation. "Living Buildings" celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Donald Insall Associates, the Practice founded by distinguished British architect Donald Insall, a leading exponent in the field of Architectural Conservation.

Probably best known for the restoration of Windsor Castle after a devastating fire in 1992, the team's dedicated work has ensured the longevity of many of Britain's national treasures. This book presents a detailed examination of a painstaking approach to architectural conservation, comprehensively illustrated by case-studies, drawings, plans and in-depth descriptions.

It is designed for a wide readership among all those who love and care for old buildings and appreciate good new design in sensitive areas.

SELLING POINTS: - New look at architectural conservation.

Includes introduction by author Donald Insall, and a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales - Head architect of restoration for Windsor Castle after the 1992 fires. The book focuses on Donald Insall and Associates with a chronology of the firm's work from its post-war beginnings - Features sections on day-to-day building care, maintenance, conservation, major repairs, and restoration and rebuilding - A practical handbook in which the author shares 50 years of experience with 'Living Buildings' and his thoughts for the future 565 col., 66 b.andw.




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