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Concrete Conservation - Getty

The Concrete Conservation project has been developed to respond to the new and distinct conservation challenges of reinforced concrete buildings and structures in order to improve the conservation of this significant heritage. The project involves a number of activities including scientific research, model field projects, the development and ...

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Concrete Conservation - Getty

The Concrete Conservation Project is under the auspices of the Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI), launched in 2012, which aims to advance the practice of conserving twentieth-century heritage. Banner: Chandigarh Legislative Assembly (1962) by Le Corbusier, Chandigarh, India. Photo: Susan Macdonald.

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Concrete Conservation - Getty

Concrete Conservation. Partners and Team Members. Team Members. Susan Macdonald, Head, Buildings and Sites, Project Manager Ana Paula Arato Gonçalves, Professional Fellow ... Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Visit the Center. Getty Villa Museum

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Conserving Concrete Virtual Event - Getty

Dec 02, 2020  Trained as a conservation architect with experience in conserving modern heritage, she is a co-author of Conservation Principles for Concrete of Cultural Significance. Ana Paula Arato Gonçalves , research associate in the Buildings and Sites department at the Getty Conservation

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Conservation Principles for Concrete of Cultural Significance

Conservation Principles for Concrete of Cultural Significance provides a framework for architects, engineers, conservators, contractors, and stewards to make sound, informed decisions for conserving culturally significant concrete buildings and structures by referencing both concrete repair standards and international conservation principles ...

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Concrete: Case Studies in Conservation Practice - Getty ...

"First in a series to be published by the Getty Conservation Institute this compilation of concrete conservation case studies sets a new standard in the literature of the field. Adopting a consistent reporting format it presents an admirably diverse range of typologies and techniques bringing an impressive international dimension to the discussion.

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Conserving Concrete Heritage - Getty

Conservation of Concrete Heritage The Getty Conservation Institute is well placed to undertake research to advance the conservation of concrete heritage, possibly in collaboration with other organizations. The GCI identified modern materials research as one of the potential

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Concrete Conservation - Getty

The Concrete Conservation Project is under the auspices of the Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI), launched in 2012, which aims to advance the practice of conserving twentieth-century heritage. Banner: Chandigarh Legislative Assembly (1962) by Le Corbusier, Chandigarh, India. Photo: Susan Macdonald.

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Falling in Love with Concrete Getty Iris

Jul 08, 2021  Now a research associate at the Getty Conservation Insti­tute, Arato Gonçalves is focusing on the conservation of culturally significant concrete structures, and recently coau­thored Conservation Principles for Concrete of Cultural Signif­icance. Arato Gonçalves says the field comes with its own challenges, including the need to balance ...

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Concrete: Case Studies in Conservation Practice ...

First in a series to be published by the Getty Conservation Institute this compilation of concrete conservation case studies sets a new standard in the literature of the field. Adopting a consistent reporting format it presents an admirably diverse range of typologies and techniques bringing an impressive international dimension to the discussion.

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Concrete (The Conservation of) Australia ICOMOS

Concrete (The Conservation of) Conserving Concrete Heritage Experts Meeting Report, Getty Conservation Institute, 2014. In June 2014, the Getty Conservation Institute convened a meeting of experts in the conservation of historic concrete buildings and structures to identify the knowledge gaps and consider key areas where research, education and training, and the creation and dissemination of ...

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The Getty Foundation Announces Major Philanthropic ...

Sep 16, 2014  The Getty Foundation grant will allow the Opera House Trust to complete a comprehensive study of the concrete elements and develop effective, long-term conservation protocols. The results will be integrated in Sydney Opera House’s conservation management plan, and will be easily accessible to building managers and maintenance staff, setting a ...

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QA with Susan Macdonald, Conservator at the Getty ...

Dec 11, 2020  Getty Institute conservator Susan Macdonald discusses the impact of Covid-19 on world heritage sites and a virtual conference on concrete.

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Conservation - Getty Museum Store

This section includes Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) Publications. GCI is a private international research institute dedicated to advancing conservation practice through the creation and delivery of

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Conservation Principles for Concrete of Cultural Significance

Dec 14, 2020  Over the last two hundred years, concrete has been used to produce a remarkably rich and diverse legacy of buildings and structures that are increasingly recognized for their cultural significance. With this growing recognition comes the need for protection and conservation. However, concrete conservation is still a relatively new field with limited availability of guiding resources.

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Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative - J. Paul Getty ...

The Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI) is a comprehensive, long-term, and international program of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). The goal of the CMAI is to advance the practice of conserving twentieth-century heritage, with a focus on modern architecture, through research and investigation, the development of practical ...

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Salk awarded Keeping It Modern grant by Getty Foundation ...

Oct 12, 2018  LA JOLLA—As part of its Keeping It Modern initiative, the Getty Foundation has awarded the Salk Institute a $200,000 grant to support the conservation of Salk’s celebrated concrete facades. The grant project will take place over the next five years. The announcement is part of more than $1.7 million in architectural conservation grants announced by the foundation in 2018 for 11 significant ...

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Making Art Concrete: Works from ... - The Getty Store

Combining art historical and scientific analysis, experts from the Getty Conservation Institute and Getty Research Institute are collaborating with the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, a world-renowned collection of Latin American art, to research the formal strategies and material decisions of these artists working in the concrete and ...

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Modern structures in Kuwait, Nigeria, Senegal, Chile, and ...

Jul 15, 2020  The Getty Institute explains that "building on a 2011 conservation management plan, the project team will use grant funds for concrete testing, structural surveys, and site investigations. They will then complete new use studies and costing plans to restore long-term operations to the Tropical Bird House, Elephant House, Education Centre, and ...

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Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California. 29,009 likes 138 talking about this 1,702 were here. We’re working to preserve the world’s cultural heritage with partners across the globe....

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North Mankato enforcing water conservation measures

Aug 23, 2021  Aug. 23—NORTH MANKATO — As the drought worsens, North Mankato is moving from encouraging water conservation to enforcing it, with fines for those who don't comply. The enforcement is effective immediately. Based upon guidance from the Department of Natural Resources, the city is requiring residents put into action an even/odd water and irrigation plan.

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Concrete conservation: outstanding challenges and ...

Jul 29, 2019  The purpose of this paper is to present current challenges in concrete conservation and how the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is responding to these challenges. The Concrete Conservation Project initiated by the GCI is aimed at advancing the practice of conserving historic concrete structures through the creation and dissemination of information.,The scope of the project

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TECHNICIAN TRAINING FOR THE CONSERVATION OF ... -

• describe the concrete advantages of the project in terms of impact • verify that the project objectives are appropriate within the context of current laws •Documentary research on previous interventions or investigations •Documentation of the archaeological remains to be conserved •Carry out conservation tests and analyses by ...

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Pia Gottschaller Getty Iris

Sep 18, 2017  The conservation science behind Making Art Concrete. Left: Concreto 37, 1956, Judith Lauand (Brazilian, 1922–).Alkyd on plywood, 30.4 × 30.4

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Presenting New Scholarship, This ... - news.getty

Jul 01, 2021  Purity Is a Myth: The Materiality of Concrete Art From Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay (Getty Research Institute/Getty Conservation Institute) draws on this research and presents essays on the South American concrete art movement of the 1940s to the 1960s. The volume contains essays which address a variety of topics, including the general ...

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Salk awarded Keeping It Modern grant by Getty Foundation ...

Oct 12, 2018  LA JOLLA—As part of its Keeping It Modern initiative, the Getty Foundation has awarded the Salk Institute a $200,000 grant to support the conservation of Salk’s celebrated concrete facades. The grant project will take place over the next five years. The announcement is part of more than $1.7 million in architectural conservation grants announced by the foundation in 2018 for 11 significant ...

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Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative - J. Paul Getty ...

The Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI) is a comprehensive, long-term, and international program of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). The goal of the CMAI is to advance the practice of conserving twentieth-century heritage, with a focus on modern architecture, through research and investigation, the development of practical ...

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Preserving the Future of the Sydney Opera House Getty Iris

Sep 29, 2016  A Keeping It Modern grant from the Getty Foundation is supporting the development of a conservation strategy targeted at the building’s concrete construction that will set the stage for its future. Great Building, Great Responsibility. With a building of this stature comes a great responsibility to ensure its proper upkeep and smooth functioning.

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Making Art Concrete: Works from ... - The Getty Store

Combining art historical and scientific analysis, experts from the Getty Conservation Institute and Getty Research Institute are collaborating with the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, a world-renowned collection of Latin American art, to research the formal strategies and material decisions of these artists working in the concrete and ...

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Getty Publications - Getty Museum Store

Getty Publications produces award-winning books in the fields of art history, architecture, photography, archaeology, conservation, and the humanities. Spanning more than four decades, the Getty’s publishing program draws upon the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute.

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Modern Architecture and the Olympic Spirit Getty Iris

Jul 31, 2017  The team will investigate the stability of the building’s concrete, and the condition of its signature roof. The project will result in one of the first conservation management plans for modern architecture in Japan, and will be used as a road map for future conservation

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Purity Is a Myth: The Materiality of Concrete Art from ...

Purity Is a Myth presents new scholarship on Concrete art in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay from the 1940s to the 1960s. Originally coined by the Dutch artist Theo van Doesburg in 1930, the term concrete denotes abstract painting with no reference to external reality. Van Doesburg argued that there was nothing more real than a line, color, or ...

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Conservation Page 3 - Getty Museum Store

The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Region: An International Conference Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, May 1995 $55.00 USD Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road: The Second International Conference on the Conservation of Grotto Sites, Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang ...

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The Getty Foundation Announces Second Series of Keeping It ...

Jun 24, 2015  The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts that includes the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation. The J. Paul Getty Trust and Getty programs serve a varied audience from two locations: the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu.

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Getty Conservation Institute - Home Facebook

Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California. 29,009 likes 138 talking about this 1,702 were here. We’re working to preserve the world’s cultural heritage with partners across the globe....

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