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Historic Cities Issues in Urban Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9781606065938, Getty Publications, July 2019
632 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This book, the eighth in the Getty Conservation Institute's Readings in Conservation series, fills a significant gap in the published literature on urban conservation. This topic is distinct from both heritage conservation and urban planning, and des...
Modern Metals in Cultural Heritage Understanding and Characterization
ISBN: PB: 9781606066058, Getty Publications, July 2019
176 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
The proliferation of new metals-such as stainless steels, aluminium alloys and metallic coatings-in modern and contemporary art and architecture has made the need for professionals who can address their conservation more critical than ever. This volu...
Bilingual Guide to Japan Japanese Gardens
ISBN: PB: 9784093886260, Nippan IPS, June 2019
128 pp., 18.2x12 cm, 45 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
The fifth book from the Bilingual Guide to Japan series. Written in both English/Japaneselish and Japanese, this unique handbook teaches an appreciation of Japanese gardens and introduces many famous gardens from Kyoto to Tokyo. Not only is this boo...
From Stone to Paper Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233179, Yale University Press, February 2019
232 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 97 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was increasingly threatened by regional Indian states, as well as by the encroaching British Empire. In response to a rapidly chan...
Pierre Koenig A View from the Archive
ISBN: HB: 9781606065778, Getty Publications, February 2019
320 pp., 28x25.4 cm, illus.
In this remarkable and gorgeously illustrated book, Neil Jackson presents a vibrant profile of the Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, who Time magazine said lived long enough to become "cool twice". From the influences of Koenig's youth in San Fran...