Shortlisted for the 2014 SAHGB Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared belief come about, and is its continued general acceptance inevitable?…


“Style Source – Interiors” is an invaluable resource for home buyers and home furnishers in Ireland. Room by room, Eoin Lyons sources the best of furniture, floor coverings, light fitments and accessories that will make all the difference to the way your home appears, his suggestions ranging from the expensive, exclusive and individual to the…


Who doesn’t love to watch Antiques Roadshow? “Furniture Restoration” makes it simple to assess and repair favourite pieces, whether they’re family heirlooms or flea-market finds. Authors Ina Brosseau Marx and Allen Marx share more than thirty years of experience in all kinds of antique furniture restoration. The first chapter provides an overview of restoration and…


Waterjet technology is used in a variety of industries including civil engineering, mining, geotechnical engineering, tunnelling, defence, construction and conservation. This book is essential reading for all those engaged in waterjet technology – from manufacturers of the equipment through to Government Contracting Officers who let the awards, to the individual contractors and their engineers.


Gardeners in Texas and the South face their own special problems with climate and growing seasons, and they need a guide written specifically for the region in order to have the greatest chance of success. William C. Welch’s “Perennial Garden Color” directly fills this need, and for years gardeners have relied on this book to…