2 edition of Roofing for historic buildings found in the catalog.
Roofing for historic buildings
Sarah Maria Sweetser
by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Preservation Assistance Division, Technical Preservation Services, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Statement||Sarah M. Sweetser|
|Series||Preservation briefs ; 4|
|Contributions||United States. National Park Service. Technical Preservation Services Division|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 p. :|
The American composition roofing industry emerged in the s, and by the s it was flourishing. Asphalt-im-pregnated fibers with or without aggregate (such as cinders) pressed into the exposed surface were packaged for roofing as long strips on rolls. A shift from roll roofing to hand-cut asphalt shingles began in Carefully Select Roofing Materials to Maintain the Character of Historic Buildings. Novem by Ward Hamilton Leave a Comment. Selecting a historically appropriate roofing material is often restrictive as a simple matter .
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Get this from a library. Roofing for historic buildings. [Sarah Maria Sweetser; United States. Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation. Technical Preservation Services Division.].
Barrett’s Hand Book on Roofing and Waterproofing for Architects, Engineers, and Builders, Barrett Manufacturing Co., The development of built-up roofing—comprising alternating layers of asphalt-impregnated fabric and bituminous coatings—changed the shape of buildings, quite literally, in the temperate regions of the steep-slope roof was no longer necessary for.
Get this from a library. Roofing for historic buildings. [Sarah Maria Sweetser; United States. National Park Service. Technical Preservation Roofing for historic buildings book Division.].
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The roots of asphalt shingles can be found in composition roofing that developed in the United States in the midth century. In the last quarter of the 19th century the site-layered components of built up roofing were adapted to produce a factory assembled product of long strips.
Packaged in rolls this material, once called "ready roofing. The Roofing Handbook for Historic Buildings The only major publication addressing the maintenance, repair, and replacements of historic roofs.
This invaluable handbook contains a compilation of essays, technical reference materials, and information on both historic roofing and the application of modern material to historic buildings. Traditional roofing materials continue to lead the pack when it comes to historic public buildings.
Traditional roofing materials — think sheet metal, clay tile and slate — continue to crown public buildings large and small not only because of their timeless beauty but also by virtue of their proven durability. The contents reflect the work of the Building Conservation and Research Team, their colleagues at Historic England, and their consultants and researchers, who together have many decades of accumulated experience in dealing with deteriorating building materials and systems of all types/5(3).
ROOFING 6 SEP indd 5 12/09/ For the most prestigious buildings belonging to church, royalty or aristocracy, the 5 material of choice was lead and, to a lesser extent, copper. Depending on the ownership and location of quarries or brickyards, stone, slates or. The two primary shapes of roofs on historic buildings in Washington are flat and sloped.
The design of a roof shape is based on a number of considerations including the building's height, use, wall materials and structural elements. Flat Roofs Most rowhouses, semi-attached residential buildings and commercial buildings have flat Size: 1MB.
Roofing for Historic Buildings The resource discusses the benefits of regular inspections, monitoring, and seasonal maintenance work; provides general guidance on maintenance treatments for historic building exteriors; and emphasizes the importance of keeping a written record of completed work.
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.
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Book Description. 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.
Walk the aisles of a home improvement store, browse the internet or visit our roofing gallery, and you’ll find a huge array of different roofing materials in use asphalt shingles are common in many locales, classically elegant ceramic tiles are now widely available and are a great choice for homes here in the Southwest.
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.4/5(2).
He is the author of Building Pathology: Principles and Practice (Blackwell Publishing,), co-author of Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings (Donhead Publishing,), and was Editor of the Journal of Architectural Conservation for ten years until Cited by: Heritage roofing can be defined as roof covering works carried out with traditional materials and workmanship to buildings which have an historic value.
This is as opposed to modern materials and workmanship used with current building practices. The National Heritage Roofing Register is part of an initiative to promote understanding and. Kelly’s new book, “American Roofing: Roofing in America,’’ at pages, is one of the first books of its kind to take an in-depth look at an industry Kelly knows inside and out after.
1. The South Carolina Historical Society. Huber undertook a notable roof restorations on the Fireproof Building — a National Historic Landmark located in Charleston, S.C. Currently the home of the South Carolina Historical Society, upon its construction inthis building was designed to house public records for the city of Charleston.Other Materials: Asphalt shingles and roll roofing were used in the s.
Many roofs of asbestos, aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel, and lead-coated copper may soon have historic values as well. Awareness of these and other traditions of roofing materials and their detailing will contribute to more sensitive preservation treatments.Tile Roofing: Historic and Obsolete Roofing Tile - Preserving the History of Roofing Tiles* by Vincent H.
Hobson and Melvin Mann. "The only reference book ever compiled addressing the identification of old, historic and obsolete roofing tiles." 8.