Understanding Old Buildings: The Process of Architectural Investigation
Version here. On-site walk through with equipment. List
of equipment (review).
Architectural Character - Identifying the Visual Aspects of
Historic Buildings as an Aid to Preserving Their Character
||Illustrate; use case study; vignette relating
this to styles, conservation treatment options
|Dori and Robyn
||Checklist, link to resources on this site.
|Kate and Jason
||Example of (HABS) documentation;
HABS floor plans, arch details; Slides scanned, NR (descriptions
from RI); "quotes" of definitions from select publicsationds,
linked to where to find/buy them.
Holding the Line: Controlling Unwanted Moisture in Historic
Building Digests, moisture meter, lots of illustrations.
The Use of Substitute Materials on Historic Building Exteriors
||RIHPHC, product examples, testing for performance,
table with options and qualifications.
Assessing Cleaning and Water-Repellent Treatments for Historic
products; area rep., case studies.
Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Masonry Buildings HW
||Ken at Grande Masonry; products; Virginia Limeworks;
St. Astier in France. Case studies. Images of examples of brick,
bonding; good and bad work.
Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings
||Roberta Randall projects; abrasive samples; how
to treat tyrashed sandblasted buildings.
The Repair of Historic Wooden Windows
||Rob Cagnetta; Roberta Randall re Castle Hill windows
and tax-credit documentation.
Conserving Energy in Historic Buildings HW
(Greater Portland Landmarks); State, Naragansett Electric energy
Roofing for Historic Buildings HW
|Suppliers, roofers, table with options and qualifications
(relate to substitute materials), product shots. Also: Roofing
for Historic Buildings, NPS.
The Repair, Replacement, and Maintenance of Historic Slate Roofs
||Suppliers, roofers, Alison's thesis, examples.
The Repair and Replacement of Historic Wooden Shingle Roofs
|Suppliers, types, roofers, VT case studies.
The Maintenance and Repair of Architectural Cast Iron
Exterior Paint Problems on Historic Woodwork HW
Appropriate Methods of Reducing Lead-Paint Hazards in Historic
| Adler's, manufacturers, pait colors, testing
(moisture meter), photomicrographs, RIDOH/RIDEM, testing.