By Simona Sajeva
Series: Art and Architecture Conservation
(CONSERVATION OF ARCHITECTURAL DECORATIONS
THE ROLE OF SUPPORT STRUCTURES)
Finally, we are talking about architectural decorations not only as surfaces of architecture and therefore not only for their aesthetic appearance and artistic value: in fact the mechanical influence of the load-bearing or support structure, not only as a vector of humidity and for chemical interactions -physical, is essential for the medium and long-term conservation of the work and materials.
This book, starting from the analysis of the most common problems and with the help of concrete cases, proposes a method for knowing the main factors that influence the conservation of architectural decorations, so as to take them into account in formulating the necessary measures and interventions, in a conscious and responsible way. The architectural decorations, primarily the wall paintings, are thus studied from the point of view of the structures, forms, materials, techniques and functions entrusted to them.