Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing
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Processes causing deterioration, and the practical application and long-term implications of common conservation materials and methods as well as of alterations to improve performance.
Contents: About this book; Using these books; Part I Introduction: History of glass and glazing; Deterioration and damage; Glass deterioration; Glazing deterioration; Assessment; Treatment and repair; Care and maintenance. Part II Windows: A brief history of windows; Deterioration and damage; Assessment; Treatment and repair; Care and maintenance. Part III Stained Glass: Colouring glass; Deterioration. Part IV Modern Glazing: History of modern glazing; Deterioration and damage; Assessment; Treatment and repair; Care and maintenance. Part V Special Topics: Ornamental architectural glass; Textured glass; Mirrored glass; Special types of architectural glass; Pigmented structural glass; Glass blocks; Other 20th-century glass; Glossary; Index
Reviews: [The Practical Building Conservation volumes] offer considerable information and advice on many aspects of conservation& Great emphasis is placed in all the volumes on making the reader familiar with the material in question, giving them as much information and direction as possible to allow them to understand what they are dealing with& gives a comprehensive 'hands on' approach; solutions are found, methods described and practical tips freely given. Should be kept on the bookshelf within reach of most practising professionals in the field. Jane Jones-Warner RIBA SCA AABC IHBC, Member RIBA Conservation Group
Notes on Volume Editors & Contributors
Robyn Pender and sophie godfraind
Dr Robyn Pender is a Senior Architectural Conservator in the Building Conservation and Research Team at English Heritage. She is a building physicist, with training in wall-painting conservation.
Sophie Godfraind is also an Architectural Conservator with the Building Conservation and Research Team and a trained wall-painting conservator, who also specialises in the conservation of metals.
Rodney Bender, linda Hill, Edith Mueller, Joy Russell, léonie seliger, Ben sinclair
Rodney Bender, a glass artist and maker, is a fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters and Course Director of Architectural Glass at Swansea Institute of Higher Education. He is currently writing a book on decorative glass in architecture.
Linda Hill is a lecturer and surveyor of historic buildings, with a particular interest in window fixtures and fittings. Edith Mueller is an expert on modern glazing; formerly Director of Façade Engineering at Arup, she has now founded a specialist consulting company.
Joy Russell is Head of Conservation Architecture at English Heritage. Léonie Seliger is head of stained-glass conservation at Canterbury Cathedral, and runs the, Cathedral Studios. Ben Sinclair runs a specialist glass-conservation practice, and has a particular interest in the conservation of plain glazing.
The volume editors would like to take this opportunity to thank all their contributors for their help and support with this book, as well as the information and images they have so generously provided.
Patrick Baty, Chris Chesney, Peter Clement, Tobit Curteis, David Dungworth, Rupert Harris, Julian Harrup, Tracy Manning, Treve Rosoman, Phillip Steadman, Michael Taylor, Chris Wood
Published: March 2012
Extent: 504 pages
Size: 240mm x 220 mm
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