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February 23, 2016

Gardens and Landscapes in Historic Building Conservation

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This comprehensive guide on historic garden and landscape conservation will help landscape professionals familiarise themselves with what the conservation of historic gardens, garden structures and designed landscapes encompasses.

Gardens & Landscapes in Historic Building Conservation is an essential guide for everyone with an interest in the conservation of historic gardens and designed landscapes worldwide. Covering history and theory, survey and assessment, conservation and management, and the legislative framework the book considers all aspects of garden and landscape conservation and related issues. It explores the challenge of conserving these important sites and surviving physical remains and a conservation movement which must understand, protect and interpret those remains.

Drawing on a wide range of sources, combining academic and professional perspectives, the book offers information and advice relevant to all involved in trying to preserve one of England’s greatest cultural contributions and legacy for future generations to enjoy. With chapters by all the leading players in the field, from landscape managers and architects to historians and academics, the book reflects the interdisciplinary nature of conservation work.

Editor: Marion Harney
Series: Historic Building Conservation
Hardcover: 480 pages
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (June 23, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1118508149
ISBN-13: 978-1118508145
PDF 67.8 MB

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