Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone by F G Dimes,J. Ashurst

By F G Dimes,J. Ashurst

one of many difficulties which beset the sensible conservation of stone structures is the fragmentation of the disciplines concerned. This booklet, with either volumes now on hand as one useful paperback, brings those disciplines jointly by means of the involvement of participants with varied studies and ways to a similar material.

half one is an advent to the complexities and history historical past of stone conservation through the main entire description but produced of the construction and ornamental stones utilized in the British Isles.

In half , practitioners focused on stone conservation describe ways that significant structural masonry difficulties, secondary construction difficulties and various stone floor stipulations could be taken care of. quite a few construction forms and environments has been used to make sure that the wide scope of universal difficulties is roofed. This moment a part of the e-book may be of functional worth to artwork historians, archaeologists, architects, surveyors and engineers, masonry contractors and sculpture conservators in fixing difficulties and in studying to take advantage of every one other's talents and experience.

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