Preservation


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Preservation

Protection of a material from physical deterioration due to natural elements or human activity; by various technical, scientific, and craft techniques

building preservation

The process of applying measures to maintain and sustain the existing materials, integrity, and form of a building, including its structure and building artifacts.
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Preservation is problematic because nature is a volatile, dynamic system that does not lend itself to preservation in the sense that we preserve works of art.
When the organs of a body are to be preserved, says Outhard, the whole body ends up being flushed with preservation fluids.
We are thrilled to bring this important preservation program to New York and highlight this city's many historic treasures while emphasizing the importance of grassroots preservation efforts," said Stephanie Meeks, president, the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Baker is a historic preservation specialist for the city of Grand Rapids, where she facilitates, coordinates and advocates historic preservation activities within the city.
Chapters 4, 5, and 6 move from describing history to discussing the historic preservation principles that were developed in response to practical challenges in the past.
Preservation of information resources in Nigerian federal university libraries is an integral library operation that can make the libraries useful.
One archivist for the state of Washington said that about half of the cultural and historical information of his state has been lost due to the lack of foresight to move quickly toward digital preservation.
Collaborative alliances within research libraries exist amid an array of joint efforts between circulation, collection development and preservation departments that combine their efforts to identify books in need of preservation.
The demographics and geography of preservation translate into an outstanding job market for skilled craftspeople.
These approvals bring to 1,923 the number of apartments preserved under the Corporation's Section 202 Preservation Program, begun in December 2004.
city government has rarely had more than one full-time employee dedicated to historic preservation.