ERAMCA Project Reference: 609574-EPP-1-2019-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

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The aim of this document is to define basic and universally applicable principles and practices for the protection and preservation of historic timber structures with due respect to their cultural significance. Historic timber structures refer here to all types of buildings or constructions wholly or partially in timber that have cultural significance or that are parts of a historic area. For the purpose of the preservation of such structures, the Principles: • recognise the importance of timber structures from all periods as part of the cultural heritage of the world; • take into account the great diversity of historic timber structures; • take into account the various species and qualities of wood used to build them…