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Title The restoration of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem / edited by Claudio Alessandri
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 446 pages)
Summary "This book is a summary of the main restoration works carried out at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that commenced in September 2013. The book is addressed to a generic reader interested in the history and conservation of one of the most representative examples of our heritage, but also, in light of its technical and scientific value, to university students, technicians, restorers, architects, structural engineers, archaeologists and historians"-- Provided by publisher
Notes "A Balkema book"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Claudio Alessandri graduated in Architecture at the University of Florence, Italy in 1976. In 1983 he was appointed Assistant Professor in Mechanics of Solids & Structures at the same University. In 1991 he became Associate Professor and two years later he moved to the University of Ferrara where in 2011 he became Full Professor and later Head of the Architecture Department from 2003 to 2005. In the same years he was also Director of D.I.A.P.Re.M, a University Research Centre with experience and expertise in 3-D laser scanning, diagnostic analysis, conservation & restoration of monuments and sites, sustainability, management of territory & landscape. Since 2012 he is part of the Engineering Department Staff of the University of Ferrara. From 2010 to 2015 he was Deputy Rector of the University for matters regarding the University Real Estate assets. He was Visiting Professor at foreign Universities and Cultural Centres: PUCPR - Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Paranà - Brazil; TUD - Technische Universitt̃ Dresden - Germany; Shenzhen University - China; Birzeit and Al Quds Universities - Palestine¸ RIWAQ Center for Preservation of Historical Heritage - Ramallah, Palestine; Welfare Association - Jerusalem, Palestine. In 2010-2011, after previous work experiences with UNESCO in Palestine, he coordinated the International team appointed by the Palestine National Authority to survey and analyse the state of conservation of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The report delivered to the P.N.A. became the main reference for the restoration works started in 2013, of which he is still one of the main supervisors. Presently his main research fields are Computational Mechanics, Numerical Modelling and Structural Analysis for Heritage Preservation
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 17, 2020)
Subject Church of the Nativity (Bethlehem)
Church of the Nativity (Bethlehem)
Church architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- West Bank -- Bethlehem
Church decoration and ornament -- Conservation and restoration -- West Bank -- Bethlehem
Church architecture -- Conservation and restoration.
Church decoration and ornament -- Conservation and restoration.
TECHNOLOGY / Construction / General
TECHNOLOGY / Engineering / Civil
West Bank -- Bethlehem.
Form Electronic book
Author Alessandri, Claudio, editor.
LC no. 2019052598
ISBN 1351023233