The Protection of Monuments Against Air Pollution

Livingston, Richard A. (1987) The Protection of Monuments Against Air Pollution. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 371-378. [Book Section]

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Since the beginning of the industrial revoulution, a new hazard, air pollution, has been added to the list of threats to architectural monuments. In many countries, this agent of deterioration has displaced frost, salts and earthquakes as the principal threat to architecture.

Item Type: Book Section
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Livingston, Richard A.UNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: protection of monuments; air pollution; threats; damage; inventory of monuments
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
G.DETERIORATION > 02. Causes of deterioration
G.DETERIORATION > 04. Effects of deterioration
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2011 16:36
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2011 16:36
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/723

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