Inca Gold (Dirk Pitt, #12)

20 November 2019 | By Clive Cussler | Filed in: preservation.

Nearly five centuries ago, a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history until now 1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru DIRK PITT dives into

How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

20 November 2019 | By Stewart Brand | Filed in: preservation.

Buildings have often been studied whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists

A Field Guide to American Houses

20 November 2019 | By Virginia McAlester | Filed in: preservation.

The guide that enables you to identify, and place in their historic and architectural contexts, the houses you see in your neighborhood or in your travels across America 17th century to the present Book was reprinted in 2006

Cultural Landscapes: Balancing Nature and Heritage in Preservation Practice

20 November 2019 | By Richard Longstreth | Filed in: preservation.

Preservation has traditionally focused on saving prominent buildings of historical or architectural significance Preserving cultural landscapes the combined fabric of the natural and man made environments is a relatively new and often misunderstood idea among preservationists, but it is of increasi

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

20 November 2019 | By Jane Jacobs | Filed in: preservation.

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in

Acqua Alta (Commissario Brunetti, #5)

20 November 2019 | By Donna Leon | Filed in: preservation.

Donna Leon s growing American fan base is hungry for of the books from her internationally bestselling series featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti Now in what many consider one of the finest in the series, Venice braces for the onslaught of acqua alta the rising waters from torrential rain.

Independence Days: A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage & Preservation

20 November 2019 | By Sharon Astyk | Filed in: preservation.

Hard times aren t just coming, they are here already The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from being a fringe activity for those who can afford it

Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America

20 November 2019 | By William J. Murtagh | Filed in: preservation.

The historic preservation movement has had a huge influence on America s built landscape for the past thirty years Discover the cornerstone primer on the topic Keeping Time This edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on preservation values in oral based cultures, inte

A Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century

20 November 2019 | By Robert E. Stipe | Filed in: preservation.

Surveying the past, present, and future of historic preservation in America, this book features fifteen essays by some of the most important voices in the field A Richer Heritage will be an essential, thought provoking guide for professionals as well as administrators, volunteers, and policy makers

Ravished

20 November 2019 | By Amanda Quick | Filed in: preservation.

The New York Times bestselling author of Rendezvous presents a spellbinding new Regency historical destined to be a hot beach read this summer Moving from the cozy confines of a tiny seaside village named Upper Biddleton to the glittering crush of a fashionable London soiree, Quick offers an enthra

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

20 November 2019 | By Francis D.K. Ching | Filed in: preservation.

This book defines over 5,000 terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand rendered drawings, each executed in Mr Ching s signature style.

Reservation (Preservation, #2)

20 November 2019 | By Rachael Wade | Filed in: preservation.

A sequel to the bestselling romance, Preservation, told from Ryan s point of view Old Habits Die Hard Ryan Campbell is not only leaving his title of Professor behind to move on to bigger and better things at Simon and Warden Publishing, he s also become Seattle s rising literary star Sitti