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Construction History in Architectural Conservation
The exposed aggregate, reinforced concrete of Meridian Hill Park

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: L’Histoire de la construction / Construction History. Tome II. Relevé d’un chantier européen / Survey of a European Building Site
  • Author: Aument (Lori)
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  • Abstract: To restore works in concrete from 1915-1936 located in the Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C., the history of reinforced concrete and exposed aggregate surfacing had to be documented. On that occasion, the first experiments performed by John J. Earley were put into historical perspective: the preliminary phase, trials, and implementations. Based on these trials, recommendations were provided for future restoration.
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  • Pages: 667 to 695
  • ISBN: 978-2-406-08245-3
  • ISSN: 2264-458X
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-08245-3.p.0153
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Collection: History of Technology
  • Parution date: 07-09-2018
  • Last edition: 2018
  • Language: English

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