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Twentieth-century building materials : history and conservation / edited with a new preface by Thomas C. Jester.
Additional Title(s):
20th century building materials
Los Angeles, California : Getty Conservation Institute, [2014]
Physical Description:
320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Reference Library
TA403.6 .T87 2014 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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First published in 1995 as "Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and Conservation" by Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. An illustrated version was published in 1995 by McGraw Hill in cooperation with the National Park Service.--ECIP galley.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Building materials -- Conservation -- United States.
Building materials -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jester, Thomas C., editor.
Tomlan, Michael A. Building modern America.
Getty Conservation Institute, issuing body.

  • Foreword to the 2014 edition / Timothy P. Whalen
  • Preface to the 2014 edition / Thomas C. Jester
  • Preface to the first edition / Thomas C. Jester
  • Twentieth-Century Building Materials: A Photographic Essay
  • Building Modern America: An Era of Standardization and Experimentation / Michael A. Tomlan
  • Aluminum / Stephen J. Kelley
  • Monel / Derek H. Trelstad
  • Nickel Silver / Adrienne B. Cowden
  • Stainless Steel / Robert Score and Irene J. Cohen
  • Weathering Steel / John C. Scott and Carolyn L. Searls
  • Concrete Block / Pamela H. Simpson, Harry J. Hunderman and Deborah Slaton
  • Cast Stone / Adrienne B. Cowden and David P. Wessel
  • Reinforced Concrete / Amy E. Slaton, Paul E. Gaudette, William G. Hime and James D. Connolly
  • Shotcrete / Anne T. Sullivan
  • Architectural Precast Concrete / Sidney Freedman
  • Prestressed Concrete / Howard Newlon, Jr.
  • Fiberboard / Carol S. Gould, Kimberly A. Konrad, Kathleen Catalano Milley and Rebecca Gallagher
  • Decorative Plastic Laminates / Anthony J.T. Walker, Kimberly A. Konrad and Nicole L. Stull
  • Plywood / Thomas C. Jester
  • Glued Laminated Timber / Andrew McNall and David C. Fischetti
  • Fiber Reinforced Plastic / Anthony J.T. Walker
  • Structural Clay Tile / Conrad Paulson
  • Terra Cotta / Deborah Slaton and Harry J. Hunderman
  • Gypsum Block and Tile / Susan M. Escherich
  • Thin Stone Veneer / Michael J. Scheffler and Edward A. Gerns
  • Simulated Masonry / Ann Milkovich McKee
  • Plate Glass / Kimberly A. Konrad, Kenneth M. Wilson, William J. Nugent and Flora A. Calabrese
  • Prismatic Glass / Dietrich Neumann
  • Glass Block / Dietrich Neumann, Jerry G. Stockbridge and Bruce S. Kaskel
  • Structural Glass / Carol J. Dyson
  • Spandrel Glass / Robert W. McKinley
  • Linoleum / Bonnie Wehle Parks Snyder
  • Rubber Tile / Sharon C. Park
  • Cork Tile / Anne E. Grimmer
  • Terrazzo / Walker C. Johnson
  • Vinyl Tile / Kimberly A. Konrad and Paul D. Kofoed
  • Asphalt Shingles / Mike Jackson
  • Porcelain Enamel / Thomas C. Jester
  • Acoustical Materials / Anne E. Weber
  • Gypsum Board / Kimberly A. Konrad and Michael A. Tomlan
  • Building Sealants / Michael J. Scheffler and James D. Connolly.