WIT Press


Historical Pointing And The Preservation Of Its Value

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR010641

Volume

55

Pages

10

Published

2001

Size

1,743 kb

Author(s)

S. Naldini, R.P.J. Van Hees, M. Pilar de Luxan, F. Dorrego, K.E.P. Van Balen, R. Hayen, L. Binda & G. Baronio

Abstract

Pointing plays both a technical (protective) and an aesthetical role within a wall. Pointing in monuments also possesses a historical, documentary value. Its value and its significance need to be clarified in view of a restoration. The aim of this work is to propose criteria and guidelines to carry out not only technically, but also historically and aesthetically well-considered conservation and restoration activities, thus preserving the value of the pointing within its cultural c

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