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Green Museum Conference - Video Recordings

05.10.2013 Rathgen-Forschungslabor

The Rathgen Research Laboratory hosted the international workshop 'Heritage Science and Sustainable Development for the Preservation of Art and Cultural Assets  - On the Way to the Green Museum' in Berlin on the 11 and 12 April 2013. Videos of the workshop lectures are now available on the internet. You can access the videos via the links below.

Heritage Science and Sustainable Development for the Preservation of Art and Cultural Assets  -  On the Way to the Green Museum

Welcome addresses:

H. Parzinger, President, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
S. Simon, Director, Rathgen-Forschungslabor

Session 1: Understanding material behaviour

1-1: Material analyses elucidating alteration processes of works of art, C. Herm
1-2: Large dimension, varying materials, unfavourable environment: the special case of industrial heritage, S. Brüggerhoff
1-3: Learning from the extremes: outdoor monument corrosion, M. Mach
1-4: Weathering of Medieval stained glass, M. Schreiner, M. Melcher, M. de Bardi
1-5: Impact of the environment on the performance of salt contaminated building materials of archaeological sites, H. de Clercq
1-6: The mode of formation of acetate salts in museum environments, M. Steiger
1-7: From celluloid to biobased plastics: What's new?, T. B. van Oosten
1-8: Lightfastness measurements of light sensitive materials using the Micro-Fading Tester (MFT), C. Maines
1-9: Remain in light: approaches to gallery lighting at the V&A, B. Pretzel
1-10: Degradation of aerosol fluorescent paints found in works of art: case study of a painting on canvas from the artist Pasmore, A. Colombini, A. Sautois, J. Schirò
1-11: Consensus re-examined: the response of lined canvas paintings to fluctuating relative humidity, C. Krarup Andersen
1-12: Determining allowable environments for cultural materials and objects, M. F. Mecklenburg

Session 2: Understanding environments

2-1: Microbiological colonization of materials as an indicator of the environmental change, A. A. Gorbushina, O. L. Smolyanitzkaya
2-2: Low-VOC and zero-VOC products - helpful tools on the way to a "green" museum?, A. Schieweck
2-3: Modelling climate change impact on cultural heritage - the European project Climate for Culture, J. Leissner, R. Kilian
2-4: Energy efficient museum stores and archives in Denmark - a review, P. Klenz Larsen, M. Ryhl Svendsen, L. Aasbjerg Jensen, T. Padfield
2-5: Environmental management strategies for green museums: consideration for hot and humid climates, S. Maekawa
2-6: Towards a systems-based methodology for sustainable design, refurbishment and management of museums, F. Adorno, G. Foliente, D. Bisceglie, N. Mendes Maccarini
2-7: From green bronzes to green museums: integrating Rathgen's idea of humidity controlled cases within the design of a sustainable museum system, S. Michalski
2-8: Environment monitoring and control techniques used in National Museum of China, Zhang Jin Ping
2-9: Allowable microclimatic variations in museums and historic buildings: reviewing the guidelines, Ł. Bratasz
2-10: The Bizot initiative: a dilemma for preventive conservation?, A. Burmester
2-11: Risk and uncertainty: precaution and honesty, J. Ashley-Smith

Session 3: The economic and ecologic dimension

3-1: Carbon footprinting museum loans: tools and findings, S. Lambert
3-2: Saving energy in the National Museum in Krakow, Poland - a case of green climate management, M. Łukomski, Ł. Bratasz, R. Kozłowski
3-3: The current trend of green museum in Japan, T. Ishizaki
3-4: Sustainable climate control in museums - preservation and economics, T. Broström, C. Gaskell, G. Leijonhufvud

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