|About the Book|
This highly accessible reference book presents the working language of urban conservation. The first of its kind, this book drawns together some 2,500 key terms used in the field of building conservation, and links them to topics and case studies which demonstrate the practical use of the terminology. In addition, twenty-five general topics with sub-glossaries feature alongside six detailed case studies, an introduction, notes on presentation and a full index. The numerous illustrations include photographs, small diagrams and detailed architects drawings.