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Limestone in the built environment

present-day challenges for the preservation of the past

by Bernard J. Smith

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Geological Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building materials,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Limestone,
  • Biodegradation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by B.J. Smith ... [et al.].
    SeriesGeological Society special publication -- no. 331
    ContributionsGeological Society of London
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA428.L5
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27071218M
    ISBN 101862392943
    ISBN 109781862392946
    OCLC/WorldCa646018151

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Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-Day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past - Special Publication (Geological Society Special Publication) New ed. Edition by B J Smith (Author), M Gomez-Heras (Author), H A Viles (Author), J Cassar (Author) & 1 more.

Limestone is a highly successful and widely used building material, found in many important historic buildings and new monuments around the world. Whilst its success reflects its durability under a wide range of environmental conditions, there are still Limestone in the built environment book questions surrounding the selection, use and conservation of building limestones.

Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past - Special Publication B. Smith, C. Robin, M. Gomez-heras, H. Viles Limestone is a highly successful and widely used building material, found in many important historic buildings and new monuments around the.

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Bernard J. Smith. Geological Society of London, - Science - pages. Weathering effects in an urban environment: a case study of tuffeau, a French porous limestone / Al-Mukhtar, M. Approaches to the problem of limestone replacement in Greece / Stefanidou, M. Historic lime mortars: potential effects of local climate on the evolution of binder morphology and composition /.

"Approaches to the problem of limestone replacement in Greece", Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-Day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past, B. Smith, M. Gomez-Heras, H. Viles, J. Cassar.

Limestone in the Built Environment - Present-Day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past Details Limestone is a highly successful and widely used building material, found in many important historic buildings and new monuments around the world.

Limestone has two origins: (1) biogenic precipitation from seawater, the primary agents being lime-secreting organisms and foraminifera; and (2) mechanical transport and deposition of preexisting limestones, forming clastic deposits.

Travertine, tufa, caliche, chalk, sparite, and micrite are all varieties of limestone. Limestone has long fascinated earth scientists because of its rich fossil. Limestone is a carbonate sedimentary rock that is often composed of the skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, foraminifera, and major materials are the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO 3).A closely related rock is dolomite, which contains a high percentage of the mineral dolomite, CaMg(CO 3) 2.

Get this from a library. Limestone in the built environment: present-day challenges for the preservation of the past. [Bernard J Smith;] -- Limestone is a highly successful and widely used building material, found in many important historic buildings and new monuments around the world.

Whilst its success reflects its durability under a. Built Environment Books Showing of The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Hardcover) by. Jane Jacobs (shelved 9 times as built-environment) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

Get this from a library. Limestone in the built environment: present-day challenges for the preservation of the past. [Bernard J Smith;] -- In order to make best use of new limestone today, and to conserve old limestone most effectively, we need to bring modern research methods to bear on understanding the characteristics of different.

The book will be valuable to researchers and students in all the built environment disciplines, as well as to practitioners involved with the design, construction and maintenance of buildings, and government organisations developing and implementing climate change policy.

Sustainable design is a collective process whereby the built environment achieves unprecedented levels of ecological balance through new and retrofit construction, with the goal of long-term viability and humanization of architecture. Particulate‐Induced Soiling on Historic Limestone Buildings: Insights and the Effects of Climate Change.

David E. Searle. School of Technology, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, UK. Search for more papers by this author. David E. Searle. Barry Hunt considers the use of limestone as a building stone as he continues a series of articles exploring the main categories of natural stone used in construction, following his introduction to the series in last month’s Natural Stone Specialist.

but they were built perhaps 1, years ago and much of the stone in them dates from that. The Built Environment Second Edition. Drawing from the expertise of thirty prominent academics in their respective fields, this Second Edition of The Built Environment is a collaborative work that takes an integrated and global view of the components and contexts that compose the built environment—the products, interiors, structures, landscapes, cities, and regions—within the context Reviews: 2.

Most of the calcite precipitated by marine organisms contains a certain percentage of magnesium. Such calcite is called magnesian calcite; it’s subdivided into low-magnesium calcite and high-magnesium calcite at 4% MgCO3 content. Generally the more advanced the organism, the less magnesium in the the case of red algae, an important sediment producer, the.

Law is a complex subject and has major impacts on the built environment and all those working in it. Law is seen as one of the strongest interdisciplinary links between the various professions; it is essential to have a clear understanding of how both statute and common law, as well as the legislative frameworks (statutory controls/policy and procedures), affect all the roles/areas throughout.

The urban environment in turn has a big impact on the performance and needs of buildings. The size, scale and mechanism of these interactions is poorly understood and strategies to mitigate them are rarely implemented.

This is the first comprehensive book to address these questions. If limestone coexisted, both phosphate and limestone would compete as receptors of hydrogen ions so as to affect the dissolution of phosphate.

A small quantity of calcium hydroxyapatite, alone or mixed with limestone powder, was put in contact with an aqueous solution of acetic acid or carbonic acid and the variations in phosphate concentration.Indiana limestone — also known as Bedford limestone — has long been an economically important building material, particularly for monumental public a limestone is a more common term for Bedford limestone, a geological formation primarily quarried in south central Indiana, USA, between the cities of Bloomington and Bedford.

Bedford, Indiana, has been noted to have the. The role of the built environment on global warming is seen to be of increasing relevance. In this book, contributors of international repute offer a wide perspectivet on the subject.

This new paperback edition offers insights and techniques regarding design and management of buildings and urban settlement and discusses the issues of.