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Renovate 1940-1960s / [author, Alide Elkink ; technical editor, Trevor Pringle ; drawings, Allan Bulleyment].

By: Elkink, Alide.
Contributor(s): BRANZ (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Renovate ; 4.Publisher: Porirua, New Zealand : BRANZ, 2011Description: 124 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877330698; 1877330698; 1877330566; 9781877330568.Other title: BRANZ renovate 1940-1960s [Running title].Subject(s): Dwellings -- Conservation and restoration -- New Zealand | Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair | House construction -- New Zealand | Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- New Zealand | Building materials -- New ZealandDDC classification: 728.3730280993 Summary: "Few current books specifically cover the construction of housing from the 1940s-1960s. This book provides a technical resource for the building industry by identifying and describing the principal characteristics of these houses, the materials and finishes used, and how they were built. This is the fourth in the BRANZ Renovate series of books about the renovation of houses from different eras. The previous books covered the villa, the bungalow and the art deco house, and the final in the series will be the 1970s house"-- Page 13.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This is the fourth book in the BRANZ Renovate series covering the renovation of houses from 1940 - 1960s. As with the previous titles in the series, this new book is a technical resource covering exactly what defines 1940-1960s style, how these houses were constructed and with what materials, and typical modifications they have had in the decades since they were built.

Some copies have the corrected ISBN on labels fixed to back cover and title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-24).

"Few current books specifically cover the construction of housing from the 1940s-1960s. This book provides a technical resource for the building industry by identifying and describing the principal characteristics of these houses, the materials and finishes used, and how they were built. This is the fourth in the BRANZ Renovate series of books about the renovation of houses from different eras. The previous books covered the villa, the bungalow and the art deco house, and the final in the series will be the 1970s house"-- Page 13.