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Farm and Rural Building Conversions provides a detailed record of types of rural buildings and advice for conversion, including retention of period features where appropriate. With 500 colour photographs this highly illustrated book covers:
History and development of all types of farm and related rural buildings.
Conservation and planning issues.
Local authority guidelines for conversion.
Conservation professionals involved and ethics of conversion.
The design process for conversion, contracts and project management.
Building regulations and energy efficiency issues.
Budgeting for conversion.
Case studies of different types of conversions.
Carole Ryan has worked in the field of the conservation and conversion of redundant rural buildings for nearly forty years.