Against a backdrop of the uniformity of global architecture, the preservation of the built heritage is increasingly being recognised as an important vehicle through. Architectural Conservation by Aylin Orbasli, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dr. Aylin Orbaşlı is an independent consultant with over fifteen years UK and She trained as an architect and has specialised in conservation and heritage.

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Added to Your Shopping Cart. Description This book provides an introductory text for students in built environment disciplines, as well as those who manage or own historic properties, and those embarking upon architectural conservation professionally.


It is designed to give an understanding of the main principles, materials orhasli problems in the field of conservation and it features a number of case studies.

Architectural Conservation : Principles and Practice

She works as a consultant in heritage management and historic building conservation, and at Oxford Brookes University. Table of contents Reviews Features Preface. What is architectural conservation. Conservation as a Profession. Professional roles in building conservation. Conserrvation in building conservation. Structure of the Book. Chapter 2 International and Historic Context of Conservation.

Architectural Conservation: Principles and Practice – Aylin Orbasli – Google Books

The symbolic and nostalgic connotations of historic monuments. The search for authenticity. Conservation in the 20th Century. Built heritage as a symbol of national identity. The urban conservation movement. The legacy of the 20th century. Chapter 3 Theoretical Framework and Conservation Principles. Principles, Philosophy and Guidance.

Architectural Conservation: Principles and Practice

Chapter 4 Legislation, Policy and Guidance. Decision making in conservation. Non-governmental organisations and amenity societies.


The private sector and property owners. Archaeological sites and ancient monuments. Monuments and buildings of architectural and historic significance. Area-based designation conservation areas. Historic gardens and landscapes. Other forms of control and legislation that impact on historic buildings.

Chapter 5 Managing Conservation. Making and evaluating proposals. Risk assessment and preparedness. Biological and botanical causes.

Managing environmental conditions in historic buildings. Designing for and locating services in historic buildings.

Understanding and analysing structures. Repair and conservation of historic structures. Chapter 7 Conservation of Materials. Bricks and clay roof tiles.

Tiles, faience and terracotta. Renders, plasters and mortars. Designing in the historic environment. The context of townscape.