Call for Book Chapters for Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings

  One of the activities of Edupedia Publications Pvt Ltd is to organize conferences and seminars on subjects of topical interest and publish edited books on different themes and topics.  Edupedia Publications Pvt Ltd has launched an edited book “Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings”. The details of the book will be intimated subsequently on site.     Authors are requested to contribute chapters in the book.
Call for Book Chapters for Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings

Brief of the Edited Book

The Indian sub-continent is endowed with, perhaps, the richest and the most diverse stock of cultural and architectural heritage. Protecting the built heritage and conserving the local traditional and cultural values of communities for future generations present a real challenge for technology. Heritage structures often require remedial intervention due to material deterioration and structural distress caused by natural phenomena, such as, ageing or weathering of materials, and natural and man-made disasters. They were built in an era when building codes, as we know them today, were not formalized, and with construction materials and techniques that present-day engineers and architects are neither acquainted with, nor formally taught. The durability of these structures may offer an illusion of eternity.    
‘Call for Book Chapters’ is an opportunity for authors to contribute book chapters in our upcoming books. The edited book shall deal with important subject of “Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings”

Topics Suitable for Books Chapters are Listed Below

·         Heritage Buildings
·         Criteria & methodology of listing
·         Grading
·         Salient features
·         Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act 2010
·         Provision in prohibited & regulated areas
·         Protected monuments & sites etc.
·         Conservation and Preservation Techniques: Factors deteriorating heritage
·         Structural conservation
·         Chemical preservation
·         Retrofitting
·         Maintenance etc.
·         Case Studies
·         Conservation projects of heritage buildings
·         Conservation and re-use of heritage buildings for offices hotels etc.   

 In view of your keen interest in the subject matter of the book you are requested to kindly consider contributing a book chapter of yourself and advise other colleagues in your organization for the same.    
Send book chapter to editor@edupediapublicaitons.com Mention in the Subject line ‘Chapters for Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings
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