Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings / Edition 1

Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
187339408X
ISBN-13:
9781873394083
Pub. Date:
02/10/1993
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings / Edition 1

This volume provides a practical guide to measured building surveys with a special emphasis on recording the fabric of historic buildings. It should be of particular interest to architects, builders, conservation officers, industrial archaeologists, planners, surveyors and others working in the field of conservation who need accurate surveys of buildings and small sites.

The text assumes little previous knowledge of surveying and firstly describes basic measuring techniques and equipment before introducing elementary surveying and levelling. From these principles, the practices and techniques used to measure and record existing buildings are developed in a detailed step-by-step approach covering sketching, measuring, plotting and drawing presentation. Further chapters deal with more advanced techniques including the use of photography, electronic distance measurement and computer-aided architectural draughting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781873394083
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/10/1993
Pages: 176

Table of Contents

Basic surveying practice
surveying equipment
elementary land survey
levelling
building surveys I—preliminaries and sketching
building surveys II—measuring
building surveys III—plotting and presentation
architectural photography and related survey techniques
advanced surveying techniques.

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