Terra (1998–2005)
 

Project Publications

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Avrami, Erica, Hubert Guillaud, and Mary Hardy, eds. Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Earthen Architecture Conservation. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 2008. (PDF, 174 pp., 1.7MB)

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The Getty Conservation Institute. "GCI Project Terra Bibliography: Sorted by Author." 2002. (PDF, 63 pp., 380KB)

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The Getty Conservation Institute. "GCI Project Terra Bibliography: Sorted by General Category." 2002. (PDF, 106 pp., 603KB)

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"Summary Report, Project Terra Research Meeting." Report of meeting held in Torquay, England, May 14, 2000. (PDF, 21pp., 83KB)

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"Terra Consortium: Guidelines for Institutional Collaboration." Guidelines for program of Project Terra and the UNESCO Chair on Earthen Architecture, Constructive Cultures, and Sustainable Development, 2000. (PDF, 9pp., 56KB)

Articles in the GCI newsletter

Scientific Abstracts

  • 3.4 Adobe Preservation-Fort Selden Adobe Test Wall Project.
  • 3.6 Development and Testing of Modular Lightweight Shelters for Archaeological Sites.
  • 3.9 Getty Seismic Strengthening of Adobe Project (GSAP).

Getty Publications

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Tolles, E. Leroy, Edna E. Kimbro, and William S. Ginell. Planning and Engineering Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofitting of Historic Adobe Structures. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. (PDF, 154pp., 4.3MB) A bound copy is available for purchase at the Getty Bookstore.

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Tolles, E. Leroy, Edna E. Kimbro, and William S. Ginell. Guías de planeamiento e ingeniería para la estabilización sismorresistente de estructuras históricas de adobe. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. (PDF, 154pp., 4.3MB)

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Tolles, E. Leroy, Edna E. Kimbro, Frederick A. Webster, and William S. Ginell. Seismic Stabilization of Historic Adobe Structures: Final Report of the Getty Seismic Adobe Project. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 2000. A bound copy is available for purchase at the Getty Bookstore.

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Oliver, Anne. Fort Selden Adobe Test Wall Project, Phase I, Final Report. The Getty Conservation Institute and Museum of New Mexico State Monuments, 2000. (PDF, 108pp., 1MB)

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Tolles, E. Leroy, Frederick A. Webster, Anthony Crosby, and Edna E. Kimbro. Survey of Damage to Historic Adobe Buildings after the January 1994 Northridge Earthquake. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 1996. (171 pp., PDF format, 7.2MB)

  • Project Bibliographies - A searchable database of bibliographies produced as part of the GCI's conservation projects, including the Terra project.

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Last updated: December 2006