Forensic Engineering Preserves Art Treasures by Saving Historic Buildings

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
by Amelia Herb

Italian Renaissance frescos of the gods and goddesses of air, water, fire and earth enliven the ceiling and four walls of the Room of the Elements in Florence’s famed Palazzo Vecchio, but without structural engineers’ work to preserve such historic buildings, the world could eventually lose these masterpieces.

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