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Recording Historic Structures, 2nd Edition

Recording Historic Structures, 2nd Edition

John A. Burns (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-27380-6

Dec 2003

320 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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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.

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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.

  1. Includes technological advances such as laser scanning, CAD, and digital-rectified photogrammetry.
  2. New state-of-the-industry case studies, expanded landscape coverage, and related web links.
  3. Appropriate for students of historic preservation; students in architecture programs and landscape architecture students.
  1. Offers clear step-by-step guide for students who are involved in studying and documenting America's historic struc-tures.
  2. Discusses each aspect of documentation--including initial survey and planning, field notes, historical research and analysis, and photographs and measured drawings.