9780471273806

Recording Historic Structures

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471273806

  • ISBN10:

    0471273805

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/1/2003
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

This new edition of the definitive guide to recording America's built environment provides a detailed reference to the re-cording methods and techniques that are fundamental tools for examining any existing structure. Edited by the Deputy Chief of the Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, this revised edition includes in-formation on recent technological advances such as laser scanning, new case studies, and expanded material on the docu-mentation of historic landscapes.

Author Biography

JOHN A. BURNS, FAIA, is a deputy chief and principal architect of HABS/HAER/HALS. He has lectured and written extensively on topics related to historic buildings, including the technologies of architectural and engineering documentation.<BR>

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Foreword to the 1989 Edition.
Preface.
Preface to the 1989 Edition.
Acknowldegments.
PART 1: RECORDING METHODS.
1. Overview (John A. Burns).
2. History (Alison K. Hoagland & Gray Fitzsimons).
3. Photography (William L. Lebovich).
4. Measured Drawings (John A. Burns).
PART 2: CASE STUDIES.
5. Recording Vernacular Building Forms (Catherine L. Lavoie).
6. Documenting Historic Bridges (Eric N. DeLony).
7. Recording Structural And Mechanical Systems (John A. Burns).
8. Recording Historic Ships (Richard K. Anderson).
9. Recording Monuments (Mark Schara).
10. Recording an Industrial Process (Richard K. Anderson).
11. Recording Historic Landscape.
List of Illustrations.
Bibliography.
Appendixes.
Index.

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