quarta-feira, 19 de maio de 2010

A pedra calcária e o seu uso no património edificado

Foi há pouco publicado o seguinte livro:

B. J. Smith, M. Gomez-Heras, H. A. Viles, J. Cassar (ed.), Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-Day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past, London, The Geological Society, 2010.


  • Bernard J. Smith, Miguel Gomez-heras, Heather A. Viles, Underlying issues on the selection, use and conservation of building limestone, pp. 1-11
  • Joann Cassar, The use of limestone in a historic context - the experience of Malta, pp. 13-25
  • Jose P. Calvo, Manuel Regueiro, Carbonate rocks in the Mediterranean region - from classical to innovative uses of building stone, pp. 27-35
  • Siegfried Siegesmund, Wolf-Dieter Grimm, Helmut Durrast, Joerg Ruedrich, Limestones in Germany used as building stones: an overview, pp. 37-59
  • R. M. Espinosa-Marzal, G. W. Scherer, Mechanisms of damage by salt, pp. 61-77
  • Ana Z. Miller, Nuno Leal, Leonila Laiz, Miguel A. Rogerio-Candelera, Rui J. C. Silva, Amelia Dionisio, Maria F. Macedo, Cesareo Saiz-Jimenez, Primary bioreceptivity of limestones used in southern European monuments, pp. 79-92
  • E. Ruiz-Agudo, C. Rodriguez-Navarro, Suppression of salt weathering of porous limestone by borax-induced promotion of sodium and magnesium sulphate crystallization, pp. 93-102
  • K. Beck, M. Al-Mukhtar, Weathering effects in an urban environment: a case study of tuffeau, a French porous limestone, pp. 103-111
  • M. A. Stefanidou, Approaches to the problem of limestone replacement in Greece, pp. 113-117
  • Kara R. Dotter, Historic lime mortars: potential effects of local climate on the evolution of binder morphology and composition, pp. 119-126
  • Ioannou, M. F. Petrou, R. Fournari, A. Andreou, C. Hadjigeorgiou, B. Tsikouras, K. Hatzipanagiotou, Crushed limestone as an aggregate in concrete production: the Cyprus case, pp. 127-135
  • Kevin Beck, Xavier Brunetaud, Jean-Didier Mertz, Muzahim Al-Mukhtar, On the use of eggshell lime and tuffeau powder to formulate an appropriate mortar for restoration purposes, pp. 137-145
  • Z. Papay, A. Torok, Physical changes of porous Hungarian limestones related to silicic acid ester consolidant treatments, pp. 147-155
  • C. Figueiredo, R. Folha, A. Mauricio, C. Alves, L. Aires-Barros, Pore structure and durability of Portuguese limestones: a case study, pp. 157-169
  • C. Vazquez-Calvo, M. J. Varas, M. Alvarez De Buergo, R. Fort, Limestone on the 'Don Pedro I' facade in the Real Alcazar compound, Seville, Spain, pp. 171-182
  • C. Figueiredo, L. Aires-Barros, M. J. Neto, The church of Santa Engracia (the National Pantheon, Lisbon, Portugal): building campaigns, conservation works, stones and pathologies, pp. 183-193
  • O. Buj, J. Gisbert, B. Franco, N. Mateos, B. Bauluz, Decay of the Campanile limestone used as building material in Tudela Cathedral (Navarra, Spain), pp. 195-202
  • S. Rescic, F. Fratini, P. Tiano, On-site evaluation of the 'mechanical' properties of Maastricht limestone and their relationship with the physical characteristics, pp. 203-208
  • D. E. Searle, D. J. Mitchell, The effect of combustion-derived particulates on the short-term modification of temperature and moisture loss from Portland Limestone, pp. 209-218
  • Derek Mottershead, Paul Farres, Alastair Pearson, The changing Maltese soil environment: evidence from the ancient cart tracks at San Pawl Tat-Targa, Naxxar, pp. 219-229
  • Mary J. Thornbush, Measurements of soiling and colour change using outdoor rephotography and image processing in Adobe Photoshop along the southern facade of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, pp. 231-236
  • O. Sass, H. A. Viles, Two-dimensional resistivity surveys of the moisture content of historic limestone walls in Oxford, UK: implications for understanding catastrophic stone deterioration, pp. 237-249