WIT Press


Contribution To The Study Of Restoration Of The Museum Of Fine Arts Of Algiers, Algeria

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR030631

Volume

66

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

637.13 kb

Author(s)

M.A. Allal

Abstract

Contribution to the study of restoration of the Museum of the fine arts of Algiers, Algeria M. A. Allal Faculti des Sciences de l'lngdnieur, Departement de Gdnie Civil, BP 230, 13000 Tlemcen, Algirie. Abstract The work presented consists of a study of restoration of the Museum of the fine arts of Algiers town (Algeria). This majestic building, built on the cliffs of El- Harnma, was inaugurated in May 1930, to mark the centenary of colonisation. First of all, an identification of the established has been done by a description of the current state of the museum and its environment. An inventory of degradations was done as well as an outline of factors of urbanisation and architectural characteristics. Then, a structural study was made by using software SAP 90. A global study of subjacent soils stability was done. The stability of the slopes was verified using PETAL-LCPC software. After a presentation of the principles and step of restoration, a recommendation for a functional and effective inter

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