Recording Historic Structures by John A. BurnsRecording Historic Structures by John A. Burns

Recording Historic Structures

EditorJohn A. Burns

Hardcover | December 1, 2003

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This new edition of the definitive guide to recording America's built environment provides a detailed reference to the re-cording methods and techniques that are fundamental tools for examining any existing structure. Edited by the Deputy Chief of the Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, this revised edition includes in-formation on recent technological advances such as laser scanning, new case studies, and expanded material on the docu-mentation of historic landscapes.
JOHN A. BURNS, FAIA, is a deputy chief and principal architect of HABS/HAER/HALS. He has lectured and written extensively on topics related to historic buildings, including the technologies of architectural and engineering documentation. HABS/HAER/HALS are part of the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The programs...
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Title:Recording Historic StructuresFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 11 × 8.6 × 0.88 inPublished:December 1, 2003Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471273805

ISBN - 13:9780471273806

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Table of Contents


Foreword to the 1989 Edition.


Preface to the 1989 Edition.



1. Overview (John A. Burns).

2. History (Alison K. Hoagland & Gray Fitzsimons).

3. Photography (William L. Lebovich).

4. Measured Drawings (John A. Burns).


5. Recording Vernacular Building Forms (Catherine L. Lavoie).

6. Documenting Historic Bridges (Eric N. DeLony).

7. Recording Structural And Mechanical Systems (John A. Burns).

8. Recording Historic Ships (Richard K. Anderson).

9. Recording Monuments (Mark Schara).

10. Recording an Industrial Process (Richard K. Anderson).

11. Recording Historic Landscape.

List of Illustrations.