Chapter 16. Maintenance in Conservation

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Nigel Dann and
  2. Timothy Cantell

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch16

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Dann, N. and Cantell, T. (2008) Maintenance in Conservation, in Understanding Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111720

Online ISBN: 9780470691823

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Keywords:

  • building conservation;
  • maintenance;
  • conservation management;
  • historic buildings;
  • building conservation legislation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Benefits of Maintenance

  • Preventative Maintenance

  • The Legislative Context

  • Sustainability, Building Conservation and Policy Developments

  • Minimal Intervention

  • The Problem with Maintenance

  • Best Practice

  • Best Practice in Organisations

  • Best Practice and Individual Owners

  • Learning from Other European Nations

  • Maintenance Inspection Services in the UK

  • Conclusion

  • Endnotes