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Publications


Drawings, plans, etc, relating to work on archaeological expeditions are to be found in the reports for the excavations, eg, IRAN Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies, Vol 1, 1963, and Vol III, 1965. See also the book: Stronach, David. Pasargadae. A report on the excavations conducted by the British Institute of Persian Studies from 1961 to 1963. Oxford University Press, 1978.

Books and articles written personally or jointly may be found in the following publications:

CORNISH ARCHAEOLOGY the Journal of the Cornwall Archaeological Society vide eg, Notes on a Farmhouse Complex at Penrice, Karslake Downs. CA6. 1967, and Current Evidence for the Distribution and Origins of the Round Buttress Chimney. CA8. 1969. (Work on a phenomenon existing in Anatolia, Rhodes, and Macedonia, is linked in this article with earlier research carried out in Cornwall, UK.)

Industrial Housing in West Cornwall, The Journal INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY, I.3, 1966.

Research report entitled, Preliminary Research into the Performance of 'Pencapsula' and Polyvinyl Acetate Coatings as Field Conservation Media for Building Materials: A Re-examination of the G–reme Problem. Printed and published privately in Ankara. Based upon laboratory work carried out before March 1969, the report was completed and printed in October 1969. Distributed to USAID, National Park Service, UNESCO, Paris, ICCROM Rome Centre, the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara, the British School of Archaeology at Athens, the British Institute of Persian Studies in Teheran, the Institute of Archaeology of the University of London, and various Turkish and Persian Government agencies.

Work study on the teaching of the conservation of monuments, A Personal Approach at METU: a detailed study on three of the lecture courses of the Department for the restoration and preservation of historic monuments. Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, published by the Journal of the Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings, Institute of Archaeology, University of London, March 6, 1970.

UNESCO Consultant Report: Preliminary Study on the Conservation Problems of Five Iranian Monuments:

  • The Shrine of Sheikh Safi at Ardebil.
  • The Masjid-i Jami, Gherveh.
  • The Masjid-i Wakil, Shiraz.
  • The Masjid-i Naw, Shiraz.
  • The Madrese Imam Quli Khan, Shiraz.

Serial number, 1865, BMS.RD/CLT. UNESCO, PARIS. April 1970. This report was submitted to UNESCO following a period of work in Iran as a consultant under contract (November-December 1969). This report was subsequently translated into Farsi and was re-published by the Government of Iran, Teheran 1970-71.

The Heroes of Ardebil. Kayhan International Newspaper, Teheran, Iran, December 21, 1970. Open letter.

A Tower House at Yeni Foca, Izmir, Turkey. BALKAN STUDIES. The Journal of the Institute for Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece. Vol. 12.1. '71 p. 253-280.

UNESCO Consultant Report: The Conservation of the Shrine of Sheikh Safi at Ardebil: Second Preliminary Study. Serial number 2561/RMO.RD./CLP. UNESCO, PARIS. December 1971. This report was submitted to UNESCO following a period of work in Iran as a consultant under contract (July-August 1971).

A New Water Separation Process for Soil from Archaeological Excavations. ANATOLIAN STUDIES, Journal of the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara. Vol. XX1. 1971. The above article was the result of certain personal experiments and inventions worked upon over the last two years of work at the Middle East Technical University. Further coverage of this work has been published in the Journal of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Vide:

The Use of an Inflatable 'Air-Dome' to Produce Controlled Conditions for an Archaeological Site. Studies in Conservation, 18 (1973) 88-93.

Humidity and Insect Attacks in an Ottoman Half-timbered House at Goynuk, NW Turkey and Laboratory Treatment Reports for Objects of Historic and Ethnographic Interest. In G–ynuk. A Town in a Timber Region. Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Publication no 15, 1970.

A Report on the Shrine at Pulur: Condition, Suggested Methods for Protection, and Conservation. Annual Report for the Keban Dam Rescue Operations. 1970 Season. Istanbul, Turkey.

Comments on a series of lectures on the architecture of Isfahan and its conservation. IRANIAN STUDIES Journal of the Society for Iranian Studies. Vol. VII 1974, nos. 3-4 416-420. Boston, Mass. Sponsored by the Fogg Museum of Art, Proceedings of the Isfahan Colloquium held at Harvard University, January 21-4, 1974.

The Recording of Canadian Historic Monuments. PHOTOGRAMMETRIA 30 pp. 147-161. 1975. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Co-author with Josef J Jachimski and Robin Letellier.

Photogrammetric Surveys of Monuments and Sites: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Photogrammetric Surveys of Monuments and Sites, Athens, 1974. Edited by John Badekas. 1975 viii, 1976 pp. North Holland Publishing Company. Amsterdam and New York.

Canada prepares for a great program. Part of Building Early America edited by Charles E. Peterson. Chilton Book Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania. 1976. Co-author, with Jacques Dalibard, of the article which is based on a presentation made at the 250th birthday symposium of the Carpenter's Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. The article and presentation discussed the new training programme for the Canadian Federal Government, in the conservation of historic monuments and sites.

Notes on Thatch and Sod Roofing and The Cultural Melting Pot in the Kitchen, two short articles in the Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. VIII, No. 1, 1976. Ottawa and Washington.

A short note on the Nathaniel Hempstead House in New London, Connecticut. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. VIII, No 3, 1976, pp 83-87.

A most significant reference document; A List of Nails and Spikes required for the Service of the Office of Ordnance, 17 March 1813. A short article co-authored with Susan Buggey in the Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol VIII. No 3, 1976, Ottawa and Washington, p 88.

The use of a technical model as a design control aid. Article co-authored with R Fairweather in the Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. IX, No 1, 1977, pp 22-29.

A plea for the study of mouldings, and a review of some sources. Article in the Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol IX, No 1, 1977, pp 81-84.

A masonry deterioration case study: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Hawkesbury, Ontario. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. X, No 1, 1978, pp. 10-19.

A short note on an early sash window found at East Hampton, Long Island. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. X, No 1, 1978, pp. 55-62.

The investigation and recording of moulding profiles. Article in the Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. X, No 4, 1978, pp. 88-92.

When and how to remove paint from old exterior woodwork. Heritage Canada Magazine, Vol. 5, No 1, 1979, pp. 49-52.

Blast It? Sandblasting endangers old buildings. Heritage Canada Magazine, Vol. 5, No 2, 1979, pp. 35-38.

Structural Conservation of the Buildings of Old Fort William, Thunder Bay, Ontario. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. X, No 3, 1978, pp. 21-32. This is a reconstructed complex of log buildings damaged in a massive flood.

The problem with UF foams. Canadian Heritage Magazine, December 1979, p 35.

It's time for that late-winter check-up. Canadian Heritage Magazine. April 1980. pp. 53-56.

Technical advice column. Problems with a leaky basement?..Canadian Heritage Magazine. April 1980. p. 57.

Moisture and older buildings. Canadian Heritage Magazine. June 1980. pp. 46-48.

Technical advice column. Water repellents and water repellent/ preservative mixtures, as treatments to prevent rot in a log house. Canadian Heritage Magazine. June 1980. p 49.

Getting the bugs out. Poisons, pesticides and preservatives. Canadian Heritage Magazine, August 1980, pp. 45-48.

Technical advice column. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August 1980. p 49.

Buildings and acid rain. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October 1980. pp. 53-55.

Restoring Old Houses. Author Nigel Hutchins: publisher Van Nostrand Reinhold. November 1980. Acted as technical editor and wrote foreword.

Synthetic sidings: the pros and cons of the imitators. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1980. pp. 52-55.

Yes Virginia, there is a solution: coming to grips with synthetic siding. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1980. p 56.

Energy efficiency in old buildings Canadian Heritage Magazine. February 1981. pp. 56-59.

The wood check: surveying the wooden parts of your house. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May 1981. pp. 35-37.

Invasion of the cockroaches. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May 1981. p 38.

Properly plastered: how plaster works. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August/September 1981. pp. 34-36.

Fixing plaster: repairs and replacements. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October 1981. pp. 33-35.

Up against the ant: carpenter ants. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October 1981. p 36.

Cleaning masonry. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1981. pp. 39-42.

New paint and old distempers. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1981. p 43.

Keeping it together: mortars in old buildings. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August 1982. pp. 43-46.

Restoring Houses of Brick and Stone . Author Nigel Hutchins: publisher Van Nostrand Reinhold. September 1982. Acted as technical editor and wrote foreword.

Conservation, decision-making and management. Co-author with Ian Christie Clark. Museum. A quarterly review published by UNESCO. Vol. XXXIV. No 1. 1982. pp. 21-30.

Recycling Bricks. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October/November 1982. p 34.

The business of cleaning: preservationists mount a war on grime. Co-authored with Ken Desson. Canadian Heritage Magazine. February-March 1983. pp. 25-30.

"The Development of Historic Wooden Architecture in Canada." Conservation of Wooden Monuments. Proceedings of the ICOMOS Wood Committee IV International Symposium. Canada. June 1982. pp. 161-172. Ottawa. 1983. ICOMOS Wood Committee.

"The Deterioration of Wood in Heritage Structures in Canada." Proceedings of the ICOMOS Wood Committee V International Symposium. Norway. pp. 92-101.

The above-ground archĘologists. Co-authored with Ken Desson. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May-June 1983. pp. 23-27.

Master of plaster: Wilf Balmer and a Decorative Art. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August-September 1983. pp. 12-14.

Structural Problems in Brick Veneer Walls. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October-November 1984. pp. 48-49.

The Case of the Red Faced Building. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1984-January 1985. pp. 44-45.

The Rain that Eats Our Cities. Canadian Heritage Magazine. February-March 1985. pp. 24-30.

How to Fix a Leaky Basement. Canadian Heritage Magazine. February-March 1985. p 45.

Union Station gets the Cinderella Treatment. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August-September 1985. pp. 36-38.

Advice: on straightening a deformed structure. Canadian Heritage magazine. August-September 1985. p 44.

The Ardabil Puzzle The Textile Museum Journal. 23 43-51 Washington, 1985. The Textile Museum.

The Monuments of Ardabil. EncyclopĘdia Iranica. London 1986. Routledge and Keagan Paul.

The Varnished Truth: Restoring the varnish of a pre-1915 railway passenger car. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May-June 1986. p 46.

All sorts of things at the wood. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May-June 1986. p 47.

Historic Preservation Maintenance in the Netherlands: the Monumentenwacht. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology. XVIII No 3. 1986. 10-11.

Silicone Unsuitable. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August-September 1986. p 50.

Washing Away Those Tombstone Blues. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October-November 1986. pp. 44-45.

Some UV Filters Less Equal Than Others. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October-November 1986. p 44.

The Polar Home. Canadian Heritage Magazine. February-March 1987. p 28-31.

The Lustrous Tung. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1986-January 1987. pp. 49-50.

Cracks of Doom. Canadian Heritage Magazine. December 1986-January 1987. p 50.

Fighting Rust. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology. Vol. 1X. No 1. 1987. pp. 16-18.

Shake, rattle and boom. Canadian Heritage Magazine. February-March 1987. p 43-44.

The Acid Syndrome. Canadian Heritage Magazine. February-March 1987. pp. 44-47.

Printless Protection. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May-June 1987. p 46.

Masonry Methods. Canadian Heritage Magazine. May-June 1987. pp. 46-48.

Water, water everywhere. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August-September 1987. pp. 42-43.

Take it all off. Canadian Heritage Magazine. August-September 1987. p 43.

Canada's Bronze Beauties. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October-November 1987. pp. 37-40.

Re-Build by Numbers. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October-November 1987. pp. 43-44.

Making it Stick. Canadian Heritage Magazine. October-November 1987. pp. 44-45.

Acid Rain. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 41. No 7. July 1988. pp. 54-62.

Material Deterioration in Cold Climates. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 1. January 1989. pp. 94-96.

Functional Flashings in Older Buildings. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 3. March 1989. pp. 133-4.

Fighting Rust, Part I: A Backgrounder. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 5. May 1989. pp. 143-5.

Fighting Rust, Part II: Remedies. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 6. June 1989. pp. 129-30.

Caring for Bronzes. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 7. July 1989. pp. 58-66

Restoring Stonework, Part I: Research. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 9. September 1989. pp. 141-3.

Restoring Stonework, Part II: Remedies. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 10. October 1989. pp. 43-7.

The Basics of Slate Roof Restoration. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 42. No 11. November 1989. pp. 49-52.

Coping with Pier Pressure, Part I: Foundations and Their Problems. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 43. No 1. January 1990. pp. 41-3.

Coping with Pier Pressure, Part II: Fixing Foundation. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 43. No 2. February 1990. pp. 43-5.

Resins and Plastics in Conservation Work. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 43. No 5. May 1990. pp. 55-8.

Restoring Structural Wood. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 43. No 7. July 1990. pp. 114-126.

Cemetery Restoration Part I - Materials and Problems. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 43. No 11. November 1990. pp. 45-6.

Cemetery Restoration Part II - Kinder Conservation. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 43. No 12. December 1990. pp. 41-2.

Cemetery Restoration Part III - Saving Our Stones. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 44. No 1. January 1991. pp. 33-34.

Covering the Past: Historic Wallpapers. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 44. No 3. March 1991. pp. 51-3.

Chemical De-icers: Problems in Solution. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 44. No 6. June 1991.

Chemical Warfare. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 44. No 7. July 1991. pp. 74-91.

Recent Developments in Masonry Anchors. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol.44. No.9. September 1991. pp. 53-55.

Copper Top. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol.44. No 11. November 1991. pp. 40-6.

Concrete Heritage. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol.44 No.12. December 1991 pp. 33-8.

Acid Rain and Air Pollution vs. the Buildings and Outdoor Sculptures of Montreal. Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology. Vol. XXIII. No 4. 1991. pp.13-19.

Teaching Architectural Conservation. Lecture Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for Preservation Education. September 8 1990 at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. and November 2 at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Undated. The National Council for Preservation Education.

Building and Monumental Stones of the United States. The Construction Specifier journal. Vol. 45. No 3. March 1992. pp.29-34.

Conserving Buildings: A Guide to Techniques and Materials. New York 1992. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

The Conservation of Materials; Wood: Vol. VI. Conservation of Materials. Architectural Conservation Technology. Ottawa 1993. Canada Communications Group (Canadian Federal Government).

Commentary on the Symposium. To Whom Does the Cultural Heritage Belong? Report of the International Symposium on the Preservation of the Myonichikan School, Tokyo, by Frank Lloyd Wright. Tokyo 1993. The Editing Committee for the Conference. Kogakuin University.

Reviewing Structural Conservation Measures for Heritage Resources in Rock. The Safeguard of the Rock-Hewn Churches of the G–reme Valley. Proceedings of an International Seminar. Đrg¸p, Cappadocia, Turkey. 5-10 September 1993. Rome. ICCROM. pp.151-162.

Wood Restoration and Conservation. The Construction Specifier journal. Volume 47. No. 7. July 1994. pp.130-136.

Forensic Conservation and Other Current Developments in the Conservation of Heritage Resources and the Built Environment. The Journal of Architectural Conservation. Number 3. Vol.1. November 1995. London 1995. Donhead Publishing Ltd. pp.26-41.

Preservation Brief No.38. The Removal of Graffiti from Historic Masonry. U.S. Department of the Interior. Washington DC. 1996.

Conserving Buildings; A Manual of Techniques and Materials. 2nd Revised Edition. John Wiley and Sons Inc. and the Preservation Press, New York and Washington DC . 1997

Wood. Section of Historic Building Facades: The Manual for Maintenance and Rehabilitation. New York 1997. New York Landmarks Conservancy. John Wiley & Sons Inc.

A Systematic Approach to Graffiti Removal. The Construction Specifier journal. June 1997 pp.24-30.

Removing graffiti from historic masonry. STONE WORLD Journal. Saddlebrook, New Jersey. March 1997 pp 70-82.