How to Write a Historic Structure Report

How to Write a Historic Structure Report

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The historic structure report (HSR) is without a doubt the most essential document used in the preservation of historic structures. It provides the information necessary for architects, designers, engineers - and all those involved in the restoration of a historic structure - to make the necessary interventions to the building, and ensure on going curatorial care. It evaluates all aspects of a property - from the history of the site itself to the building's masonry and other structural components, electrical and mechanical elements, interior furnishings, finishes, surrounding landscape, and more - in order to minimize damage during restoration. This practical guide walks readers through the process of exactly how to write an HSR effectively.These might include gas lighting systems and other forms of lighting, such as chandeliers (hanging fixtures with ... Some argue that it should be done in the most obvious and reversible way, such as running wire mold across walls and ceilingsanbsp;...

Title:How to Write a Historic Structure Report
Author:David Arbogast
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company - 2011-05-31


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