WIT Press

On Problems With Saving Of Sacral Buildings Situated On Coal Mining Terrains

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990751

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,079 kb

Author(s)

Z. Pajak & J. Kubica, W. Starosolski

Abstract

The authors have tried to analyse the typical problems connected with saving and rehabilitation of old monumental buildings, especially old sacral buildings situated on terrain subjected to coal mining influences. There are particular problems in the Silesian Industrial Region in south Poland. During the last several hundred years there has been very intensive coal mining exploitation in this area. As a negative result of such a situation, damage of many existing buildings is observed. Most of them need immediate repair works. Strengthening of monumental masonry sacral buildings is especially difficult, because all the parameters of ground deformations (in horizontal and vertical directions) are usually no

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