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Conservation of Mosaics in Situ (1998—2009)
Details of a GCI project addressing a number of important issues related to the conservation and management of ancient mosaic pavements in situ.
The Future of Asia's Past: Preservation of the Architectural ...
Summary of an international conference held in Chaing Mai, Thailand, January 1995 on the preservation of the architectural heritage of Asia.
Illustrated Glossary: Mosaics in Situ Project
Aim of this glossary is to establish a common vocabulary for recording of conditions and interventions on in situ floor mosaics.
Archaeological Site Protection and Management
Session Outline: Community in the Planning Process
Between Two Earthquakes: Cultural Property in Seismic ...
This handbook investigates issues related to the management and protection of historic structures, sites, and monuments in seismic zones.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park: A Case Study
A values-based case study of this historic site in New Mexico, USA. 1 of 4 case studies undertaken by the GCI’s Research on the Values of Heritage project
The Legal and Ethical Consideration of Mural Conservation ...
Essay begins with discussion of federal law, the Visual Artists Rights Act, then discusses California law and California Art Preservation Act (CAPA).
Archaeological Sites: Conservation and Management
Features more than 70 infulential texts on the conservation & management of archaeological sites
Facing Disaster: The Importance of Heritage Inventories in ...
Article discussing importance of heritage inventories in emergency preparation and response. From Volume 28.2, Fall 2013
Southern African Rock Art Project
Overview and details of a GCI project to strengthen rock art preservation, conservation, accessibility, and management in the Southern African region.
Recording, Documentation, Info. Mgmt. Initiative (RecorDIM) ...
Overview and details of a GCI project to identify and bridge the gaps between providers of recording and documentation tools and their users.
Mosaics at Archeological Sites: Training for Site Managers
Series of regional training courses in the conservation and management of archaeological sites.
Earthen Architecture Initiative
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute initiative to advance the conservation of earthen architecture worldwide.
ARIS (2005–2009)
Overview and details of the Getty Conservation Institute and ICCROM sponsored advanced course in architectural conservation, ARIS.
Technician Training for the Maintenance of In Situ Mosaics
2011 edition of this handbook for technician training. Includes documentation methodologies and lesson summaries. Available in English, French, and Arabic.
UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic ...
Information on the master's degree program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation offered by UCLA and the J. Paul Getty Trust
Assessing the Values of Cultural Heritage: Research Report
Focuses on methods of identifying, articulating, and establishing cultural significance. 3rd in a series from Research on Values of Heritage project.
Visitor Management and Carrying Capacity at World Heritage ...
Extended abstracts of presentations from this 2013 international colloquium at the Mogao Grottoes.
Organic Materials in Wall Paintings (2003–2010)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve wall paintings conservation through identification of organic materials used as binders.
Proceedings of the GSAP 2006 Colloquium
Proceedings of the Getty Seismic Adobe Project 2006 Colloquium. Available in in 23 downloadable sections or as one PDF file.
Incentives for the Preservation and Rehabilitation of Historic ...
Guidebook for homeowners in Los Angeles to identify financial, tax, and regulatory incentives of benefit to owners of older residential properties.
Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site: A Case Study
A values-based case study of this historic site in England. 1 of 4 case studies undertaken by the GCI’s Research on the Values of Heritage project.
Conservation and Rehabilitation Plan for the Kasbah of ...
A project of the Earthen Architecture Initiative
Conserving Concrete Heritage Experts Meeting Report
Summary of a 2014 experts meeting on conservation of historic concrete buildings and structures.
Biodeterioration of Stone in Tropical Environments
Discusses types and causes of stone biodeterioration, preventive & remedial methods, chemical treatments, and areas for further investigation.
House Paints
Traces history of household paint industry in the US and UK over first half of 20th century.
Archaeological Sites in the Maya Area: A Conservation ...
Abstracts of presentations and summary of discussions from the XXII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueologicas in Guatemala City.
Magnesian Limestone Project (2004–2009)
Overview of a Getty Conservation Institute project to develop conservation interventions for magnesian limestone.
The Conservation and Management of the Tomb of ...
Bibliography covers areas related to research needs of the GCI conservation project to conserve and manage Tutankhamen's tomb.
Joya de Cerén, El Salvador Management Plan: Executive ...
Presents the most relevant aspects of the Management Plan for the archaeological site of Joya de Ceren, El Salvador
Wall Paintings Conservation at Mogao Grottoes
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project researching the deterioration of wall paintings at the Mogao Grottoes in China.
RECORDIM: Guiding Principles & Illustrated Examples
Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Illustrated Examples, Vol. II (seven PDF files).
Epoxy Resins in Stone Conservation
A publication on the use of epoxy resins in building stone treatments.
Everyday Modernism in the California Landscape
Lectures & panel discussion on conservation strategies for California Modernist buildings.
Conservation of América Tropical
A Getty Conservation Institute project on the conservation of the David Alfaro Siqueiros mural America Tropical in LA.
Conservation of Wall Paintings (1985–1991)
A summary of a 3-year diploma course on the conservation of wall paintings sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site: A ...
A values-based case study of this historic site in Canada. 1 of 4 case studies undertaken by the GCI’s Research on the Values of Heritage project.
Hominid Trackway at Laetoli (1992–1998)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project for the reburial and conservation of hominid footprints in Laetoli, Tanzania.
Quito (1991–1997)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project that helped to preserve the historic colonial city center of Quito, Ecuador.
Cleaning of Paintings (1987–1989)
A summary of training courses that emphasized the use of new methods and materials for the cleaning of paintings sponsored by the GCI.
Survey of Damage to Historic Adobe Buildings
Survey of damage to these historic structures following the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake
Conservation of the Last Judgment Mosaic, St. Vitus Cathedral ...
Selected papers from the 2001 international symposium marking completion of the mosaic conservation.
Proceedings 9th World Congress of the Organization of World ...
Proceedings from the Organization of World Heritage Cities 9th World Congress.
Palace Sculptures of Abomey
Includes details of collaboration between Benin Ministry of Culture & Communications and GCI to conserve the bas-reliefs of Abomey.
Alkoxysilanes and the Consolidation of Stone
Synthesizes of literature on the use of alkoxysilanes in stone consolidation
Nature of Conservation: A Race Against Time
The Nature of Conservation: A Race Against Time. English-language and Spanish-language editions and 2010 prefaces. Available in five sections as downloadable PDF files.
Lessons Learned: Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of ...
Proceedings from the 9th triennial meeting of the International Committee for Conservation of Mosaics in 2005.
Royal Bas-Reliefs of Abomey (1991-1997)
Overview of a past Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation of the Salle des Bijoux in the Royal Palaces of Abomey, Benin.
Seismic Retrofitting Project: Assessment of Prototype ...
Damage and construction assessments developed for 4 earthen sites in Peru representative of building typologies in Latin America.
Directors' Retreats (2002-2008)
Details of a GCI project to enhance conservation education by providing retreat opportunities for senior-level educators.
Middle Eastern Geodatabase for Antiquities (MEGA) - Jordan ...
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to develop a GIS for the Department of Antiquities in Jordan.
Collections in Hot & Humid Environments (1997–2002)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project addressing climate control issues in hot humid regions.
Disaster Preparedness and Response (1992)
A summary of a workshop on emergency planning for collecting institutions sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean ...
Publication, from a 1995 conference, intended to convey discussions and recommendations that identify principal issues and propose possible resolutions.
Valley of the Queens
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation and management of the Valley of the Queens in Luxor, Egypt.
Terra Consortium: Guidelines for Institutional Collaboration
A document outlining the establishment of Project Terra.
Poultice Desalination of Porous Building Materials 2010
Details of a workshop on poultice desalination of building materials in New Orleans, May 2010.
Insect Control with the Fumigant Vikane (1986–1990)
Overview and details of a past GCI project to investigate potential adverse effects of Vikane on museum artifacts and historic structures.
Heritage Values in Site Management
Four case studies examining the creations and management of heritage values.
Archaeological Site Protection and Management
Technical Note: Community Participation in Heritage Conservation
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