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After the Fair: Preserving the Texaco Road Map Pavement at the New York State Pavilion By Architectural Conservation Laboratory
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The Pavilion’s road map pavement was among the first public Pop Art monuments in the United States. The pavement is also a unique example of terrazzo fabrication using modern materials never... More > before employed in terrazzo such as colored glass and plastic. The representation of geography in the form of a pavement is an ancient tradition, which Johnson updated through the use of modern pop imagery. Long neglected and hidden from public view since the 70s the map presents challenges in both conservation and display. The University of Pennsylvania’s Architectural Conservation Laboratory (ACL) has promoted the preservation of the New York State Pavilion since 2003. With funding from the NEA, In 2006 the ACL was able to implement this research by developing a model conservation program for the pavement, integrating the City’s current preservation plan for the Pavilion as a whole and the growing recognition of the New York World’s Fair site as one of local and national significance.< Less
Conservation Plan for Dunans By Charles Dixon-Spain, Robin Kent Architecture & Conservation
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Commemorating the first major stage in the renovation of Dunans, this conservation plan has been transformed into a beautiful paperbacked illustrated book for everyone who has supported the project... More > thus far.< Less
Lectures on Materials Science for Architectural Conservation By Giorgio Torraca
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This book is based on Dr. Torraca's 2002 publication, Lezioni di scienza e tecnologia dei materiali per restauro dei monumenti. The English-language Lectures includes new and updated material. An... More > excellent resource for architectural conservators, engineers, and conservation scientists.< Less
Evaluation of Lime-Based Hydraulic Injection Grouts for Conservation of Architectural Surfaces By Beril Biçer-Simsir, Leslie Rainer
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This manual provides a set of suggested procedures for the testing of lime-based hydraulic injection grouts for the conservation of architectural surfaces. It is meant to be used as a reference by... More > conservation scientists in the laboratory and by conservators working in the field to test, evaluate, and select appropriate injection grouts for the conservation of delaminated wall paintings, plasters, and mosaics on vertical and horizontal surfaces.< Less
Conservation Design: Linking Development to the Land By Wood Neely
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Conservation Design: Linking Development to the Land By Wood Neely
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Proceedings of the Getty Seismic Adobe Project 2006 Colloquium By Getty Conservation Institute
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During this three-day colloquium, presented by the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), a group of professionals with expertise in earthen conservation, materials science, construction, building... More > standards, and earthquake engineering gathered to discuss the current state of knowledge and the challenges of preserving our earthen cultural heritage in active seismic zones. This publication contains a selection of papers presented at the colloquium, as well as several later submissions by participants. For more information on the Getty Conservation Institute's work with earthen architecture, visit the Earthen Architecture Initiative Web site at www.getty.edu/conservation/field_projects/earthen/.< Less
Gordion Site Conservation Program: 2011 Field Report By Frank Matero, Meredith Keller
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The Gordion Site Conservation Program 2011 Field Report represents the work of the Architectural Conservation Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania in conserving the architecture of the... More > ancient Phrygian capital of Gordion, Turkey.< Less
Gordion Site Conservation Program: 2011 Field Report By Frank Matero, Meredith Keller
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The Gordion Site Conservation Program 2011 Field Report represents the work of the Architectural Conservation Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania in conserving the architecture of the... More > ancient Phrygian capital of Gordion, Turkey.< Less
Water ± Architecture By UC Berkeley Architecture
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Water served as inspiration for U.C Berkeley Department of Architecture 2013 Graduate Thesis students, under the guidance of professors Mark Anderson, Rene Davids and Paz Gutierrez, in an exploration... More > of architectural design. Their work supports water conservation, storage, purification, recycling, and flood remediation, but also restores the splashes, ripples, sprays, trickles, floods, waves, streams, and droplets of water as manifestations of its presence in the built environment.< Less