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Is the practice of conservation effectively conserving our built heritage.

Jason Ralph

Is the practice of conservation effectively conserving our built heritage.

by Jason Ralph

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation (B.Sc. Building Surveying) - University of Brighton.

ContributionsUniversity of Brighton. Department of Construction, Geography and Surveying.
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Open LibraryOL18180716M

The conservation and restoration of books, manuscripts, documents and ephemera is an activity dedicated to the preservation and protection of items of historical and personal value made primarily from paper, parchment, and applied to cultural heritage conservation activities are generally undertaken by a primary goal of conservation is to preserve the lifespan of. Following a meeting of international heritage conservation professionals in , the need for recent, thorough, and well-vetted case studies on conserving twentieth century heritage became clear. This book answers that need and kicks off a new series, Conserving .

  The Practical Building Conservation series is a comprehensive and practical reference for professionals involved in repairing historic buildings. The series builds on the research and field experience of Historic England, and is aimed at those who work on or look after historic buildings: primarily architects, surveyors, engineers, conservators. Cultural Heritage? •The conservation of our Cultural Heritage is fundamental for conveying tftto future generations our culture, t dititraditions, and ways of thinking and behaving. •Conservation has an impressive impact on our society from a political, sociological and a nthropological points of Size: 7MB.

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Basic stabilization is the minimal level of treatment required to slow deterioration of a book.Heritage and conservation have become important themes in current discussions on place, cultural identity, and the preservation of the past.

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