Coming out of the second Pest Odyssey conference, this book will promote wider understanding and implementation of IPM as an integral part of any collection management programme. Everyone involved with the care of cultural heritage collections and buildings will find something of interest and value in this work.
A revised work offering comprehensive advice on how damage from inadequate maintenance can be avoided. It remains aware that a programme of repair must take into account a building's unique character, condition and historical development, and covers principles and methods of repair.
In January 2006 more than 400 people came together at the Royal Geographical Society in London to discuss the 'public value' of heritage. This book intends to bring together the presentations from the conference and highlights the main areas of discussion. It is suitable for those involved in looking after the heritage.