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Consensus Building, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution for Heritage Place Management By Getty Conservation Institute
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In December 2009 the Getty Conservation Institute organized, with the assistance of the Consensus Building Institute, a workshop for an invited group of practitioners to explore the application of... More > consensus building, negotiation, and conflict resolution concepts and strategies to the management of heritage places. These proceedings present nine papers from the workshop, including background papers concerning relevant challenges in heritage place conservation and management, and on dispute resolution and consensus building concepts and strategies, as well as case studies from diverse geographic and cultural contexts examining how practitioners dealt with a range of challenges, including in developing legislation, multi-stakeholder collaboration, dealing with places significant to indigenous communities, addressing development and tourism pressures, and working with sites of conscience.< Less
Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography By Getty Conservation Institute
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This bibliography is an outgrowth of Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage: A Bibliography (2nd ed., 2013). Its annotated entries are intended to assist those interested in the conservation of... More > concrete by identifying and describing specific resources on the subject. The literature reviewed covers mass, reinforced, cast-in-place, post-tensioned prestressed, and precast concrete. The bibliography is organized in five chapters, which reflect the usual steps in the conservation process. These include: History and Development of Concrete; Concrete Deterioration and Damage; Historic Concrete Diagnostics, Monitoring, Nondestructive Testing, Investigation, and Assessment; Approaches to Conserving Historic Concrete; Conservation and Repair of Historic Concrete. This bibliography is focused on English-language literature.< Less
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture: Proceedings from the interim meeting of the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group of ICOM-CC Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands, June 4–5, 2013 By Getty Conservation Institute
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Proceedings from the Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture symposium, held in June 2013 at the Kröller-Müller Museum (KMM) in Otterlo, the Netherlands. The symposium was the interim meeting... More > of the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art working group of ICOM-CC, in collaboration with the KMM, the Getty Conservation Institute, and INCCA (the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art). The volume includes papers on some of the main issues facing conservators of outdoor painted sculpture -- ethical/philosophical, technical/material, legal, management, and information exchange -- and possible responses to those; and technical issues, such as how paints or coatings can be developed or tailored to conservators’ or artists’ needs.< Less
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