ICOMOS International Wood Committee (IWC)
Comité international du bois de l'ICOMOS (CIB)
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1975, as an international specialized committee of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) concerned with the problems of the conservation of wood in historic monuments. Also referred to as: ICOMOS IWC / CIB; ICOMOS IWC; ICOMOS CIB.
Promote international cooperation in the field of preservation of wood in buildings and structures. Advise on development of ICOMOS programs in the field. Coordinate, study and disseminate knowledge concerning: timber structures, including ships and boats and their preservation; conservation of timber as a secondary structural member in buildings constructed of another material; conservation of wood auxiliary parts in buildings, such as integrated decorations, windows, staircases, shingle roofing.Available with paid subscription only.
Provides a forum for the interchange of experience, ideas, knowledge and the results of research between administrators, architects, engineers, historians, legislators and other professionals. Coordinates existing studies and promotes further studies. Gathering and dissemination of information; advanced technical symposia; development and presentation of technical lectures and courses; development and promulgation of codes of ethics and standards and guidelines for conservation practices.
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