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Afghanistan: Preserving Historic Heritage

by Ajmal His Highness The Aga Khan

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|This title releases July 25, 2017

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As Afghanistan recovers from decades of destruction, this book celebrates many of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture's projects to restore monuments and other sites to their former glory. For decades, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) has been working to…
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Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti, located in the heart of Delhi, is one of the densest ensembles of medieval Islamic buildings of India. Along with its built heritage, it holds within a deep sense of tradition and culture reflected in the arts, poetry, music and cuisine…
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|This title releases September 19, 2017

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Bridges, the least known and understood of China's many wonders, are one of its most striking and resilient feats of architectural prowess. Chinese Bridges brings together a thorough look at the marvels of Chinese bridge design from one of the world's leading…
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The Humayun's Tomb-Nizamuddin area is inhabited by a vibrant local community being visited by millions of tourists and pilgrims each year. Conservation works being undertaken on the monuments in this area have aimed to re-define standard conservation practice in…
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|August 15, 2008

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A guided tour of the city's most interesting homes. Urban skyscrapers and suburban sprawl identify Toronto as a typical modern city. Yet there exists another, hidden Toronto a place of quiet tree-lined streets, graceful houses and appealing neighborhoods rich in…

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At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As cities across America experience a remarkable renaissance, and more and more young, diverse families choose to live,…

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Many of Britain's four million Victorian and Edwardian houses were shoddily built and often require 'essential repairs'. Problems such as rising damp, timber decay, bowed roofs and subsidence are well-known, but at what point do these common problems become…
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|September 28, 2016

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This book of essays is published to coincide with an exhibition of the same title at Sir John Soane's Museum, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London (October 23, 2015–March 26, 2016) commemorating the 200th anniversary of Soane's beloved wife Eliza's…

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Many people in Brazoria County, Texas, are unaware that a lumbering industry exists or has ever existed in the county. Books and other publications have written about the county’s other industries and enterprises such as chemicals, sulfur, oil,…

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|October 22, 2014

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Heritage Planning: Principles and Process provides a comprehensive overview of heritage planning as an area of professional practice. The book first addresses the context and principles of heritage planning, including land-use law, planning practice, and…
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|January 1, 1997

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This is a thorough and profusely illustrated guide to building a timber-frame house. Grounded in ancient tradition, timber-frame construction is admirably suited to fulfill today's need for durable, energy-efficient housing and other building needs. First…
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|January 3, 2017

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The office Licht Kunst Licht was founded in 1991 by Andreas Schulz at two locations simultaneously, Bonn and Berlin. Today 26 employees work in the fields of office and administrative buildings, museums and cultural buildings, representative buildings, government…