A Victorian terraced house in Birmingham, typical of many houses in industrialised cities, could be Britain’s most energy efficient house. The ‘zero carbon’ house in Balsall Heath is lit largely […]
Another video made at Queen’s University Belfast, below. This, on the subject of technologies that can monitor change on a stone surface and at depth (think of the important of […]
This video, made by the Weathering Research Group at Queen’s University Belfast and funded by EPSRC, shows how useful digital documentation by laser scanning can be in the monitoring and […]
Dr Miguel Gomez-Heras is an internationally active and renowned stone decay scientist. He is currently a Research Fellow at the School of Architecture of the Politechnic University of Madrid and the […]
This video (put together by TIME, NASA and Google) demonstrates anthropogenic impact on the earth’s land surface over the past 30 years. Are we really using our land resource sustainably?
As mentioned last week, I want to spend some time looking at a few of the impacts of climate change on natural stone heritage and new build. This paper provides some […]
This video summarises some of the impacts that climate change may have on historic stone and new build stone masonry – a subject we’ll look into in some more detail […]