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Conserving the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Project team discusses their work to address aging and long-term care of the site?s teak window walls.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of this new book. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
6th International Conference on Earthen Architecture
Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Earthen Architecture ...
An overview of research in earthen architecture conservation.
2015 International Stone Course (News Item)
Applications are now being accepted for this April-July 2015 course in Rome.
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Project and Team Members
Lectures on Materials Science for Architectural Conservation
Based on notes and sketches prepared by Giorgio Torraca for an undergraduate course titled "Chemistry of the Environment and of Cultural Property."
Conservation & Management of Archaeological Sites (Article)
An overview of 30 years of the GCI's work in conserving and managing archaeological sites. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Documentation
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Scientific Investigation 2008-2011
International Course on the Conservation of Earthen ...
Project team members
Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research. ...
This is the second edition authored by Eric Doehne and C.A. Price.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Director Tim Whalen on this issue focused on seismic retrofitting. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and ...
Reprint of 1995 guide developed by US National Park System. New preface.
International Course on Conservation of Earthen Architecture
2018 course in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
GCI's Enduring Collaborations in China (Feature)
A look at our nearly 30 years of collaborative conservation work in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Projects, events, and publications
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
The Conservation of Decorated Surfaces on Earthen ...
Proceedings from this 2004 colloquium organized by the GCI and National Park Service.
Chaco Canyon (1991?1996)
Overview of a past Getty Conservation Institute project in Chaco Canyon to investigate protective strategies for preserving archaeological sites.
Earthen Architecture Initiative Seismic Retrofitting Project: A ...
A bibliography to aid conservation professionals understand built earthen heritage sites & how they respond to earthquakes.
Conservation and Seismic Strengthening of Byzantine ...
Results of a four-year study of seismic retrofitting techniques for these ancient churches.
Conference: 6th Int'l Conference - Conservation of Earthen ...
Summary of a conference held in 1990 that focused on the importance of earth as a building material in the Americas.
Tribute: Shin Maekawa (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Frank Preusser (1944?2017) (News Item)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Seismic Stabilization of Historic Structures (1990?1996)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focused on researching methods to provide seismic stabilization for historic buildings.
Between Two Earthquakes (Article)
Discusses importance of mitigation and preparedness to earthquake risk reduction. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
CAPS Workshop Held (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Related Materials
Tutankhamen
News from February 2013 field campaign for conservation and management of Tomb of Tutankhamen. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Newsletter 16.1 Spring 2001
Newsletter feature article on developments, issues, and research in the conservation of earthen architecture.
Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography to assist those interested in concrete conservation by identifying & describing specific resources on the subject.
The GCI Newsletter, Conservation Perspectives Fall 2012
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Public Art issue.
GCI Project Terra Bibliography
A bibliography of literature on earthen architecture. Part of the GCI Project Bibliography series.
Terra 2008
Proceedings from this 2008 conference on the study and conservation of earthen architectural heritage held in Bamako, Mali.
Conference: 10th Int'l Conference on the Study & ...
A summary of the 10th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture, held February 2008 in Bamako, Mali, West Africa.
Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage: Biodeterioration and ...
Brings together scientific contributions from field of plant biology relating to biodeterioration and conservation.
Built Heritage Research Initiative
Development & application of scientific skills to improve conservation of built heritage
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Environmental Monitoring and Climate Improvement Strategies
Conference: In Situ Archaeological Conservation (1986)
Summary of a forum to discuss the problems associated with conserving archaeological materials, with special regard for sites and those objects which remain in situ.
Newsletter 28.1: Conserving Modern Architecture (Spring ...
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Modern Architecture issue.
Newsletter 16.1 Spring 2001
Newsletter article examining conservation challenges associated with the World Heritage Site of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador.
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Scientific Study
Built Heritage Research Initiative
Related project materials including publications and past projects.
Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research
First edition by C.A. Price. Emphasis is on stone as a material. Little reference to mortars and no consideration of the structural performance of stone masonry.
A Note from the Director (Article)
Foreword from Tim Whalen for this issue on Conservation in China. From Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2016.
Mosaic Conservation Technician Training
Hands-on training project is to develop teams of skilled technician-level practitioners in different countries of the MOSAIKON region.
Built Heritage Research Initiative
List of partners and team members for this project
International Course on Stone Conservation (2015)
An advanced international course in the conservation of stone? held in Rome, Italy, April-July 2015.
Fort Selden Adobe Test Wall Project, Phase I, Final Report
Results of the Adobe Test Wall Project to test a wide range of protective coatings, wall caps, and wall foundation treatments on adobe.
Earthen Architecture (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in earthern architecture conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Conservation Project: Teak ...
Report from phase one of project to address long term care of window wall assemblies.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang Related Programs (News Item)
Exhibition-related programming, Summer 2016. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Stone Course Concludes (News Item)
Update on the 2015 course presented in partnership with ICROM. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Salt Research (2003?2008)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve understanding of deterioration due to salts, and to develop mitigation and conservation procedures.
Herculaneum: Conservation of the Tablinum of the House of ...
Overview of a project to address specific conservation problems at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum.
Key Resources
List of key books, journal, and resources for heritage conservation in China. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Preservation of Lime Mortars and Plasters Bibliography
Focusing on the scientific study of high calcium lime mortar, the selection criteria of literature cited was based upon content related to lime hydrate as a binder.
Lime Mortars and Plasters (1998?2009)
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project that focuses on the preservation of lime mortars and plasters.
Three Decades of GCI Science (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in conservation science. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Projects, events, and publications
List of new items in the Conservation of China issue. From Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2016.
Bulla Regia Model Conservation Project (News Item)
Article on May 2015 field activities at the site of Bulla Regia, Tunisia. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Mastering the Mechanics of the Past (Discussion)
Roundtable discussion among experts on preservation engineering. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
Cave Temples of Mogao at Dunhuang (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of anew, expanded edition of this book. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Xunantunich (1992?1996)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation of the Maya site, Xunantunich, in Belize.
Assessment Report on Shuxiang Temple
Bilingual report (English/Chinese) by Chengde Cultural Heritage Bureau,Hebei Cultural Heritage Bureau, and GCI for China Principles project.
Watching Over Dunhuang (Article)
Describes the Dunhuang Academy's work to oversee study and conservation of the Moago Caves. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Newsletter 27.1 Spring 2012
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 27, no. 1 (2012).
Conservation Planning and Concrete Conservation ...
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.