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Twentieth-century building materials : history and conservation

Author: Thomas C Jester; Michael A Tomlan; Getty Conservation Institute,
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Getty Conservation Institute, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to the materials used in architecture during the past century, as well as tips on building repair and restoration. With more than 200 illustrations, including a full-color photographic essay, it focuses on the history and conservation of modern building materials.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Jester; Michael A Tomlan; Getty Conservation Institute,
ISBN: 9781606063255 1606063251
OCLC Number: 878050864
Notes: First published in 1995 as "Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and Conservation" by Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. An illustrated version was published in 1995 by McGraw Hill in cooperation with the National Park Service.--ECIP galley.
Description: xv, 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword to the 2014 edition / Timothy P. Whalen --
Preface to the 2014 edition / Thomas C. Jester --
Preface to the first edition / Thomas C. Jester --
Twentieth-Century Building Materials: A Photographic Essay --
Building Modern America: An Era of Standardization and Experimentation / Michael A. Tomlan --
Aluminum / Stephen J. Kelley --
Monel / Derek H. Trelstad --
Nickel Silver / Adrienne B. Cowden --
Stainless Steel / Robert Score and Irene J. Cohen --
Weathering Steel / John C. Scott and Carolyn L. Searls --
Concrete Block / Pamela H. Simpson, Harry J. Hunderman and Deborah Slaton --
Cast Stone / Adrienne B. Cowden, David P. Wessel --
Reinforced Concrete / Amy E. Slaton, Paul E. Gaudette, William G. Hime and James D. Connolly --
Shotcrete / Anne T. Sullivan --
Architectural Precast Concrete / Sidney Freedman --
Prestressed Concrete / Howard Newlon, Jr. --
Fiberboard / Carol S. Gould, Kimberly A. Konrad, Kathleen Catalano Milley and Rebecca Gallagher --
Decorative Plastic Laminates / Anthony J.T. Walker, Kimberly A. Konrad and Nicole L. Stull --
Plywood / Thomas C. Jester --
Glued Laminated Timber / Andrew McNall, David C. Fischetti --
Fiber Reinforced Plastic / Anthony J.T. Walker --
Structural Clay Tile / Conrad Paulson --
Terra Cotta / Deborah Slaton and Harry J. Hunderman --
Gypsum Block and Tile / Susan M. Escherich --
Thin Stone Veneer / Michael J. Scheffler and Edward A. Gerns --
Simulated Masonry / Ann Milkovich McKee --
Plate Glass / Kimberly A. Konrad and Kenneth M. Wilson, William J. Nugent and Flora A. Calabrese --
Prismatic Glass / Dietrich Neumann --
Glass Block / Dietrich Neumann, Jerry G. Stockbridge and Bruce S. Kaskel --
Structural Glass / Carol J. Dyson --
Spandrel Glass / Robert W. McKinley --
Linoleum / Bonnie Wehle Parks Snyder --
Rubber Tile / Sharon C. Park --
Cork Tile / Anne E. Grimmer --
Terrazzo / Walker C. Johnson --
Vinyl Tile / Kimberly A. Konrad, Paul D. Kofoed --
Asphalt Shingles / Mike Jackson --
Porcelain Enamel / Thomas C. Jester --
Acoustical Materials / Anne E. Weber --
Gypsum Board / Kimberly A. Konrad and Michael A. Tomlan --
Building Sealants / Michael J. Scheffler and James D. Connolly.
Other Titles: 20th century building materials
Responsibility: edited with a new preface by Thomas C. Jester.

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