The traditional sacral wooden construction in Lithuania. An illustrated catalogue of building techniques for the safeguard and recovery of cultural heritage

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Abstract

This study aims to investigate the technological and structural aspects of Lithuanian traditional sacral wooden construction, an important corpus of heritage and landscape in Europe: we are working on the systematization of building types and we have composed an atlas of constructive techniques, useful to the knowledge and the future preservation of timber structures; we are working also to prepare schedules of the main technological solutions and to enforce the analysis of wooden buildings, also related to the damage mechanisms and detected failures.The research proceeds, according to the direct knowledge of the building, to define the history of construction techniques, a geometric and constructive survey, the analysis of the main failures and degradations. The atlas requires the survey of technological and structural decks and the identification of the major technological units, the preparation of wooden species tables, the individuation of the coeval structural units and also of any decks introduced in subsequent periods, which works for the safety or consolidation of the building. This atlas is organized into a great number of tables that consists of the type of wooden species, kinds of craftsmanship, construction systems and process, connection types, technological units, finishing and completion parts and decoration elements.We would equip the technician of useful result, in order to obtain good practice guidelines, for the safeguard of this technologies and heritage.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteLe vie dei Mercanti_XIII Forum Internazionale di Studi
Pagine181-190
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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NomeFABBRICA DELLA CONOSCENZA

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