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Catalogue all structural systems as part of interrelated system-based
approach to collections and facilities management.
Employ drawings, photographs, and written descriptions
all interrelated using a relational database that references
standards for terminology, museum cataloguing and architectural
construction, including reference to Construction Specifications
Integrate with collections stewardship and preservation treatments.
As part of the collections, refer and defer to preservation
standards for all work, with proposed preservation treatments
and the qualifications of recommended specialists reviewed by
the Conservation Department.
Attar, Ghassan. Authenticity vs. Stability: The Conservation
Engineers Dilemma, APT Bulletin: The Journal
of Preservation Technology, Vol.XXIII, Number 1, 1991, pp.18-21.
Fielden, Bernard M. Conservation of Historic Buildings, London:
Butterworths, rep. 1989; Part I: Structural Aspects of Historic
Kelley, Stephen J. Overview: The Role of the Engineer
in Preservation, APT Bulletin: The Journal of Preservation
Technology, Vol.XXIII, Number 1, 1991, pp.6-17.
Mainstone, R.J. Appendix I: Historic Buildings as Structures,
in Fielden, Bernard M. Conservation of Historic Buildings, London:
Butterworths, rep. 1989, pp. 379-387.
Nauman, Alexander. Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods,
Details, & Design Examples. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional,
Rabun, J. Stanley. Structural Analysis of Historic Buildings
: Restoration, Preservation, and Adaptive Reuse Applications
for Architects and Engineers, New York: John Wiley & Sons,
Structural Assessment, Washington, DC: APT Foundation, 1986.
(Reprint of HUD Rehabilitation Guideline 9: Guideline for Structural
Assessment, National Institute of Building Sciences, Washington,
DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 1982)