Conservation of Historic Buildings and Their Contents: Addressing the Conflicts, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Conservation of Historic Buildings and Their Contents

Addressing the Conflicts, 1st Edition

By David Watt, Belinda Colston

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128 pages

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Description

The conference entitled 'Where Conservation Meets Conservation', held at De Montfort University, Leicester on 9 September 2002 provided the opportunity to explore the interface between historic buildings and their contents by recognizing the interrelationships between architectural and object conservation. Within this, consideration was given to the role of conservation science and technology in achieving appropriate and sustainable solutions. The emphasis of the conference was on raising awareness at a practical interdisciplinary level and providing a platform for sharing knowledge and experience.

Table of Contents

Where Does Conservation Meet Conservation? by David Watt and Belinda Colston; Movable:Immovable - A Historic Distinction and its Consequences by Nicholas Stanley-Price; Beyond the Divide - Experiences from Scottish Conservation by Carol Brown; 'Places' and 'Stuff': Is it Only the Language of Conservation that is Changing? by May Cassar; Working Buildings: The Effect of Building Use on the Conservation of Wall Paintings and Polychrome Surfaces by Tobit Curteis; When Conservator meets Architect and Engineer by Sarah Staniforth and Katy Lithgow; Conserving Cardiff Castle - Planning for Success by John Edwards; Management of the Historic Environment - The Broad Nature of the Process by Donald Hankey; Discussion Session; Delegate list.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General
ARC014000
ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / General
ARC014010
ARCHITECTURE / Historic Preservation / Restoration Techniques