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Tensions and omissions in maintenance management advice for historic buildings

Dann, Nigel; Wood, Sue


Nigel Dann

Sue Wood


This paper presents a review of the literature pertinent to the management of the maintenance of historic buildings. First, literature on the philosophy and principles of conservation is considered, followed by a review of the more recent subject of the management of conservation and its processes. Throughout the review the maintenance management requirements of heritage and non-heritage buildings are compared and contrasted. Key themes are identified for best practice (including those for condition surveys) and the paper concludes with the identification of perceived gaps in knowledge. © 2004, Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Dann, N., & Wood, S. (2004). Tensions and omissions in maintenance management advice for historic buildings. Structural Survey, 22(3), 138-147.

Journal Article Type Review
Publication Date Jul 1, 2004
Journal Structural Survey
Print ISSN 0263-080X
Electronic ISSN 1758-6844
Publisher Emerald
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 22
Issue 3
Pages 138-147
Keywords conservation, building materials, timber, refurbishment
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Additional Information Additional Information : The work was jointly carried out by Dann and Wood (not submitted). Dann is the lead author for this paper.

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