Practical Building Conservation is a ten volume series that looks at the conservation of building materials and systems. It builds on our research and field experience and is aimed at those who work on or look after historic buildings: primarily architects, surveyors, engineers, conservators, contractors and conservation officers, but also owners, curators, students and researchers.
This volume, Roofing, looks at traditional roof coverings used on historic buildings. Many materials and systems have been used to provide roof coverings, and the book provides information about their technological evolution, the processes causing deterioration, and ways of assessing problems and solutions. Repairs, maintenance and conflicts with modern practices are also covered.
Practical Building Conservation series
The ten volume series, published by Ashgate/Routledge on our behalf, is available to purchase from their web site: Ashgate/Routledge.