Practical Building Conservation: Glass & Glazing
Practical Building Conservation is a ten-part series that looks at the conservation of building materials and systems. It builds on the research and field experience of English Heritage, and is aimed at those who work on or look after historic buildings: primarily architects, surveyors, engineers, conservators, contractors and conservation officers, but also owners, curators, students and researchers.
This volume, Glass & 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.