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Newsletter 8.3 Fall 1993
Newsletter article on a conference in Cairo, Egypt, convened to expedite assistance in the aftermath of the 1992 earthquake.
Newsletter 17.2 Summer 2002
Newsletter feature article on the preservation of sites of hurtful memory.
Seismic Stabilization of Historic Adobe Structures
Describes tests performed on model adobe buildings to evaluate seismic damage mitigation techniques.
The Los Angeles Watts Towers
Recounts story of Simon Rodia and his creation and its preservation and the history of Watts.
Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage: A Bibliography
An extensive subject bibliography on the conservation of modern architectural materials.
Newsletter 19.3 Fall 2004
Newsletter feature article on partnerships for heritage conservation.
Providing Safe and Practical Environments for Cultural ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
The Eames House: Conserving a California Icon (article)
Provides information on the GCI project to create a conservation management and maintenance plan for this iconic house. From Vol .28.1, Spring 2013.
Herculaneum (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Minding the Gap: The Role of Contemporary Architecture in ...
A May 2013 symposium with Richard Meier, Denise Scott Brown, Richard Rogers, Robert Stern, and Paul Goldberger.
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.
6th International Conference on Earthen Architecture
Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Iconic Houses Network Conference (News Item)
GCI and Getty Foundation co-hosted this international conference at the Getty Center. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
Heritage Values, Stakeholders and Consensus Building
Overview of a Conservation Institute project to advance the ability of heritage professionals to constructively engage with stakeholders.
Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Earthen Architecture ...
An overview of research in earthen architecture conservation.
Document on Retablos 2002
Recommendations for management and intervention of altarpieces.
Microbial Contamination in Museums & Archives—Health ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Proceedings - 8th World Symposium of the Organization of ...
Includes introductory notes as well as selection of case studies from the 2005 OWHC World Congress.
Newsletter 16.3 Fall 2001
Newsletter feature article examining value-led planning for cultural heritage sites.
Climate Control Systems Design: Twenty-Five Years Later & ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research. ...
This is the second edition authored by Eric Doehne and C.A. Price.
Economics and Heritage Conservation: A Meeting Organized ...
Report of a 1998 meeting to discuss the potential for collaboration and conflict when economic and cultural values are brought together.
Lecture: Sustainability and Heritage in a World of Change
Details and video of a January 2011 public lecture at the Getty Center on sustainability and cultural heritage.
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.
Conference: Conservation of Cultural Property in Asia and the ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on conservation issues in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and ...
Reprint of 1995 guide developed by US National Park System. New preface.
Inventories and Heritage Management: The Australian ...
Examines heritage inventories in Australia. From Volume 28.2, Fall 2013.
Newsletter 17.2 Summer 2002
Newsletter discussion about the preservation of places with difficult pasts.
Projects, events, and publications
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road (1997)
Proceedings of an October 1993 international conference at the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang.
Managing Change: Sustainable Approaches to the ...
Examines issues of sustainability as they related to heritage conservation.
The Conservation of Decorated Surfaces on Earthen ...
Proceedings from this 2004 colloquium organized by the GCI and National Park Service.
Urban Conservation Planning in Southeast Asia
Practical courses for Malaysian urban planners and architects that emphasize internationally recognized urban conservation planning methodologies.
Building Seagram
Phyllis Lambert discusses history of New York's Seagram Building in this public lecture.
Conference: Preservation of the Architectural Heritage of Asia ...
A summary of a conference to explore courses of action to preserve the cultural heritage of Asia sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Earthen Architecture Initiative Seismic Retrofitting Project: A ...
A bibliography to aid conservation professionals understand built earthen heritage sites & how they respond to earthquakes.
Changing the Heritage Inventory Paradigm: The Arches Open ...
Feature on Arches, an open source geospatial web application of cultural heritage inventory and management. From Volume 28.2, Fall 2013.
Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management ...
Edited transcript from this 2007 GCI-sponsored experts’ meeting in Tenerife, Spain.
Newsletter 15.2 Summer 2000
Newsletter article examining the Getty Grant Program, the philanthropic arm of the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Didactic Case Study of Jarash, Jordan
Case study of management of Jarash for use in academic programs, courses, and workshops. Available in 8 downloadable sections or as 1 file.
Conservation and Seismic Strengthening of Byzantine ...
Results of a four-year study of seismic retrofitting techniques for these ancient churches.
Tribute: Shin Maekawa (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
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.
Lecture: Climate Change and Preserving Cultural Heritage in ...
Details and video of a panel discussion at the Getty Center featuring Frances Anderton, Ted Bardacke, Sheryl Carter, Patrice Frey, and Sarah Staniforth
Lecture: Conservation of the Transfiguration mosaic in the ...
Details and video of a public lecture on the conservation and safeguarding of the Transfiguration mosaic held at the Getty Center, April 14, 2011.
Cultural Heritage in Asia and the Pacific: Conservation and ...
Proceedings of a Symposium held in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 8-13, 1991
Climate-induced Damage of Wood: Numerical Modeling and ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Arches Project | Getty Conservation Institute
A collaborative project to develop an open source web- and GIS-based information system to inventory and manage immovable cultural heritage.
Museum Passive Buildings in Warm Humid Climates
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Research on the Values of Heritage (1998–2005)
Overview of a past GCI project to provide tools and methods for assessing values and applying the results to sustainable conservation solutions.
Staff Member Receives Rome Prize (News Item)
Senior Project Specialist Jeffrey Cody was awarded a fellowship in Historic Preservation and Conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography to assist those interested in concrete conservation by identifying & describing specific resources on the subject.
The Villa Savoye: A Manifesto for Modernity
Public lecture discussing the conservation management plan for this renowned house by Le Corbusier.
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.
Westminster Abbey: For Ever New
Dr. John R. Hall, Dean of Westminster, explores the history of this magnificent Abbey. Sept. 23, 2013
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.
Church Heating: Balance Between Conservation & Thermal ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Resources - Newsletter 9.3 Fall 1994 (Getty Conservation)
Newsletter feature article examining the restoration of the Last Judgment mosaic of St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle.
Lecture: Spanning History: Bridges of the Los Angeles River
Details and audio of a panel discussion held on April 10, 2008 at the Getty Center.
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.
Conserving the Eames House: A Case Study in Conservation
Details of a January 2015 lecture on the conservation of the Eames House.
Newsletter 28.1: Conserving Modern Architecture (Spring ...
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Modern Architecture issue.
RECORDIM: Guiding Principles & Illustrated Examples
Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles, Vol. I.
Newsletter 12.1 Spring 1997
Newsletter feature article examining conservation and cultural heritage issues associated with historic urban centers.
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.
Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey Assessment Project ...
Study examining potential for a comprehensive survey of historic resources of Los Angeles and steps to implement.
The Los Angeles Historic Resource Survey Report
Report from the GCI's L.A. Historic Resource Survey project gives Los Angeles a workable blueprint for conducting a citywide historic resources survey.
Arches Selected for Google's Summer of Code (News Item)
Arches Project has been selected for this program focusing on open source software.
Newsletter 19.3 Fall 2004
Newsletter roundtable discussion about partnerships for heritage conservation.
The Role of Public-Private Partnerships & the Third Sector in ...
Details PPPs underlying concepts & demonstrates how they have created successful heritage conservation outcomes
An Overview of Experimental and Simulation Work on Indoor ...
Discussion paper presented at the 2007 Experts' Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies sponsored by the GCI.
Newsletter 12.2 Summer 1997
Newsletter interview with Abilio Dias Fernandes, mayor of Evora, Portugal, calling for a culture of civic participation.
Earthen Architecture (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in earthern architecture conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Newsletter 8.3 Fall 1993
Newsletter article on a colloquium held in Quito, Ecuador, on seismic stabilization for historic buildings, May-June 1993.
Retablo of the Church of Santo Domingo (1997–2000)
Overview of a past Getty Conservation Institute project on the documentation and structural analysis of the Yanhuitlan altarpiece in Oaxaca, Mexico.
St. Vitus Mosaic in Prague (1992–2008)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focuses on the conservation of the Last Judgment mosaic on St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
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.
Projects, events, and publications
List of new items in the Conservation of China issue. From Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2016.
Mastering the Mechanics of the Past (Discussion)
Roundtable discussion among experts on preservation engineering. From Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2015.
10th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage ...
Proceedings of the Organization of World Heritage Cities 10th World Congress in 2009.
Assessment Report on Shuxiang Temple
Bilingual report (English/Chinese) by Chengde Cultural Heritage Bureau,Hebei Cultural Heritage Bureau, and GCI for China Principles project.
Lecture: Approaches to Conserving Modern Architecture in the ...
Lecture and video of a panel discussion on conservation principles in the rehabilitation of modern architecture.
Lecture: The California Missions: History, Art, and ...
Details and video of a panel discussion about the history, art, and preservation of the California missions, held on October 20, 2009.
Newsletter 27.1 Spring 2012
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 27, no. 1 (2012).