RILEM BITS&BOBS ON T&T  
 
 
Did you know that...
 

… there are over 3,000 temples and shrines in Kyoto and some of Kyoto's Buddhist temples are considered among the finest in all Japan? The 76th RILEM Annual Week is starting next week in Kyoto and the organisers have planned some amazing technical visits!

 
 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

New paper in RTL
 
RILEM Technical Letters has published a paper about the application of nanomaterials for natural stone conservation. The paper presents the advancements in colloidal science that in recent years has proven to be a valuable tool for the protection of Cultural Heritage.

 
 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

Kath kuni architecture
 
Chehni is the only village in Himachal Pradesh, India, where the houses are all kath kuni, a traditional Himalayan building technique consisting of layered interlocking of deodar wood (a type of Himalayan cedar) with locally sourced stone, without the use of mortar. Image courtesy of Tarang Mohnot.

 
 
 
 
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