32 peer-reviewed papers explore state-of-the-art methods used in the investigation, rehabilitation and maintenance of existing structures; review current guidelines, practices and test methods; and address future building preservation standards issues.
Five key areas addressed:
Perspectives on Preservation
Methodologies of Preservation
Preservation and Building Systems
Preservation and Building Materials
Preservation and Its Effect on the Environment.
An invaluable resource for architects, civil engineers, conservators, building contractors and owners, preservation societies and building rehabilitation/preservation professionals.