Environmental Management for Collections: Alternative Preservation Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates
This book is an essential tool for cultural heritage conservators and museum curators, as well as other professionals involved in the design, construction, and maintenance of museums and other buildings housing cultural heritage collections in hot and humid climates.
It offers hands-on guidance to the specific challenges involved in conserving cultural heritage in hot and humid climates, plus seven case studies of successful climate improvement projects undertaken by the GCI in collaboration with cultural institutions around the world.
Pictured above is Juanqinzhai, the Qianlong Emperor's Retirement Studio in the Forbidden City, Beijing, China. Its restoration was a collaborative project of World Monuments Fund and the Palace Museum in Beijing, and is one of the case studies featured in this publication.
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Illustrated Glossary: Technician Training for the Maintenance of In Situ Mosaics
This accompanying document to the handbook, Technician Training for the Maintenance of In Situ Mosaics (Also available in Arabic, as well as English and French), provides definitions of terms commonly used to document construction techniques, previous interventions, and conditions of mosaics.
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