Books on historic and civic building maintenance

  • Beckmann, Poul, and Robert Bowles. Structural Aspects of Building Conservation, 2016.
  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers. Guide to Building Services for Historic Buildings: Sustainable Services for Traditional Buildings., 2002.
  • Chitty, Gill. Heritage, Conservation and Communities: Engagement, Participation and Capacity Building, 2017.
  • Cullinane, John J. Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, 2013.
  • Forsyth, Michael. Understanding Historic Building Conservation. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
  • Forsyth, Michael, and Lisa White. Interior Finishes & Fittings for Historic Building Conservation. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
  • Foulks, William G., and New York Landmarks Conservancy. Historic Building Façades: The Manual for Maintenance and Rehabilitation. New York: Wiley, 1997.
  • Friedman, Donald. Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials & Technology. New York; London: W.W. Norton, 2010.
  • Harris, Donna Ann. New Solutions for House Museums: Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation of America’s Historic Houses. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2007.
  • Merritt, Jane, and Julie A Reilly. Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums. Lanham, Md.: AltaMira Press, 2010.
  • Sannwald, William W. Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations, 2016.
  • Watt, David. Surveying Historic Buildings, 2015.

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