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    Donhead Publishing - Specializes in practical books on building conservation, preservation and heritage for architects, surveyors and other preservation practitioners and academics. On-line catalog.

    Leaning Tower of Pisa - An evaluation of future preservation plans for the Leaning Tower by Mark Ludwigson of the Engineering Physics Department, University of Wisconsin.

    Parabow - Aims to preserve and reconstruct ancient wooden buildings, involving business and educational partners from eight European countries. News, projects, personnel.

    Ecole d'Avignon Historic Preservation Resource Center - In Avignon, France, offers courses and consulting in historic preservation, decorative painting, and traditional building techniques.

    Glossary of Preservation Terms - Donald Napoli provides definitions for many words and abbreviations commonly used in historic preservation.

    Roofing Tiles - The TileMan presents six illustrated articles by Colonel Charles McGee from The Journeyman Roofer and Waterproofer (1947-50) explaining the design, manufacture and installation of clay roofing tile.

    Tips on Bricks - Castaic Brick provide practical answers to common questions about how to use bricks for paving.

    Amsterdam Heritage - Introduction to the architectural history of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and its preservation, from Municipal Department for Preservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings and Sites.

    Restoration Online - Online resource for restoration and preservation of historic homes and buildings, including listings of suppliers and organizations, articles, message postings, reference sections.

    Old House Journal - Online magazine. Preservation advice for owners of old homes, restoration directory, products, classifieds, bulletin boards.

    A Practical Guide to Cultural Resource Compliance - New South Associates explain how to comply with Section 106 of the US National Historic Preservation Act.

    Restoration Trades Exchange - An online business exchange for the building restoration field in America, featuring directories, job listings, trade forums, regional information.

    Rick's Bricks - A compilation of documents gathered for hand brickmaking re-enactment (c.1850) for a local crafts festival, Somerset County PA.

    The Slate Roof Quarterly - A free newsletter about the slate roofing industry directed at roofing contractors, architects, roofing materials suppliers, and owners of buildings with slate roofs.

    Building Conservation - Cathedral Communications provides a directory of building conservation companies, courses and organizations, mainly in the United Kingdom. Also on-line articles and events listing.

    The Conservation Glossary - Architectural, building and conservation terms explained by Neil Grieve of The Centre for Conservation and Urban Studies, University of Dundee.

    Timeline of Concrete - The story of concrete from the natural deposit of cement compounds 12,000,000 BC, through the creation of concrete by the Romans to its uses in the 1990s. Short bibliography.

    Conserving Tibetan Monasteries - The China Exploration and Research Society and Kham Aid Foundation provide information on their project to repair Buddhist monasteries and their mural paintings.

    Riwaq - Centre for Architectural Conservation - Aims to safeguard Palestinian heritage. Projects, including a national register, publications, on-line exhibition of Palestinian tiles.

    Masonry Conservation Research Group - In the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen describes its research into building stone decay, conservation and historic preservation.

    Steins Row Restoration - Karl H. Kleen records an historic landmark restoration in progress in St. Louis, Missouri. Photographs and map of these stone row houses built by German immigrants.

    Preserve and Protect - A not-for-profit corporation providing space on the web for historic preservation and environmental protection organizations.

    Cultural Heritage Search Engine - A directory of sites related to the conservation of cultural heritage - the natural and urban landscape. English and Italian.  

    Ortygia - Architect Sergio Tinè uses his experience of conserving historic buildings in the island of Ortygia to propose a code of professional practice for urban conservation.

    Cultural Heritage Charters and Standards - A review of the principal UNESCO and ICOMOS charters and standards for the preservation of cultural heritage by J.K. Gillon.

    Preservation - Umbrella and portal for interrelated sites intended to help meet needs of the US preservation community. Sections include education and training, partnerships, networking, trades, resources.

    Barn Again! - A US program to preserve historic farm buildings sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Successful Farming magazine. Articles, awards, photo tour, bibliography.

    School of the Building Arts - In historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States offers educational programs and discussion in the field of preservation.

    Pond Lily Mill Restorations - Ted Hazen supplies extensive, illustrated information on the history and technology of flour milling in America, and the restoration of watermills, with bibliography.

    Saving The East's Architectural Heritage - Series by Lindsay Percival-Straunik on the challenges of preserving the rich architectural heritage of Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. From Radio Free Europe.

    The Old Bridge of Mostar - General Engineering explains its restoration of this elegant historic bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and offers free CD-ROMs of its plan for the restoration of the town of Mostar.

    Save John Muir House Campaign - Emergency site created to save John Muir's historic birthplace in Dunbar, Scotland from destruction. Photograph, history, news, petition and links.

    Preserve Net - Cornell University's resource for US preservationists includes listings of job opportunities and conferences, along with a directory of web-sites related to historic preservation.

    USGS National Geologic Lexicon Database - Find out about US stone names here.


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