Practical Building Conservation: Glass and glazing
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 487 pages
Glass and Glazing looks at the conservation of one of the most important building materials, and its use in windows, roofing and walling. It considers the technological evolution of glass and glazing systems, the processes causing deterioration, and the practical application and long-term implications of common conservation materials and methods, as well as of alterations to improve performance.
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