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Seminars on PREventive COnservation and Monitoring of the Architectural Heritage
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  Preamble
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In order to grasp the core concept of preventive conservation of cultural heritage property, yet also the vastness of its definitions, we must understand its meanings and evolution through the history of conservation theory. We may then conclude that the preventive attitude lies at the very basis of protection of cultural heritage resources.�

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 Guidelines
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The two SPRECOMAH Seminars invited academics and practitioners of architecture, archaeology, structural engineering, chemical engineering, anthropology and heritage management to consider the role of preventive conservation activities in the care of immoveable cultural property. Possibly as a consequence of the various fields of expertise represented, debate over the basic definition of preventive conservation marked the discussions. Before introducing the different conclusions and considerations of the SPRECOMAH Seminars, this basic debate shall be addressed.

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 Practices
 PracticesThe members and participants of the seminars have prepared a number of practices in preventive conservation, these documents are available at the documents section of this website, under practices.


 





 
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First Announcement: Inauguration UNESCO Chair on Preventive Conservation, Maintenance and Monitoring of Monuments and Sites

The Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (RLICC) at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is pleased to announce the inauguration of the UNESCO Chair on Preventive Conservation, Maintenance and Monitoring of Monuments and Sites on 24-25 March 2009 in Leuven.

 

 

The Sprecomah 2007-2008's conclusions have been posted, please follow this link to access the contents >>

 
Important documents containing examples of practices in preventive conservation are available here