Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIII
Edited By: C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK
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WIT Transactions on The Built Environment
Architectural heritage is now recognised to have great bearing on the historical identity of a region, town or nation. It is thus of great importance to take care of this heritage. This volume shares experiences and knowledge regarding heritage preservation in many parts of the world.
Covering advances in this field presented at the thirteenth in a series of now-biennial conferences that began in 1989, this book covers such topics as: Heritage Architecture and Historical Aspects; Assessment and Re-use; Performance and Maintenance; Simulation and Modelling; Modern (19th/20th Century) Heritage; Seismic Vulnerability; Material Characterization; Heritage Masonry; Earth Construction; Wooden Structures; Guidelines, Codes and Regulations for Heritage; Defence Heritage.