By Emilio Bilotta,Alessandro Flora,Stefania Lirer,Carlo Viggiani
Conservation of monuments and ancient websites is among the such a lot demanding difficulties dealing with sleek civilization. It comprises quite a few cultural, humanistic, social, technical, reasonably priced and administrative elements, intertwining in inextricable styles. The complexity of the subject is such that guidance or innovations for intervention ideas and layout ways are tricky to set.
The Technical Committee at the maintenance of Monuments and old websites (named TC19) used to be proven via the foreign Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) in 1981, is supported through the Italian Geotechnical Society (AGI), and renamed TC301 in 2010. Geotechnics and Heritage, collects proper case histories at the function of geotechnical engineering within the protection of monuments and old websites, and is an addition to the complaints of the 2 overseas Symposia geared up through the Committee in Napoli in 1994 and 2013. The contributions within the ebook end up the numerous position geotechnical engineering performs in conservation of old development and monuments.