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Twentieth-century building materials : history and conservation

Author: Thomas C Jester
Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Getty Conservation Institute, 2014.
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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,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Jester
ISBN: 9781606063255 1606063251
OCLC Number: 889975235
In: Reprint of (manifestation) ---> Twentieth-century building materials
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. - Includes bibliographical references and index. Erscheinungsjahr in Vorlageform:[2014].
Description: Seiten 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 and 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 and 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, 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 and 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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