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Restoration of Buildings and Monuments

Materials science, Conservation of architectural heritage, Sustainable construction

Editor In Chief: Özlem Cizer

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Aims and Scope

Restoration of Buildings and Monuments (RBM) is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles, reviews, short communications and guest edited thematic issues in the wide field of conservation, maintenance, restoration and durability of buildings, structures, and monuments. Contributions present latest advancements and recent results from original research, and new experiences from practice. Topics covered by this journal include:

  • Deterioration mechanism
  • Preventive measures and durability design
  • Assessment of the current state of the structure, building, etc.
  • Maintenance, strengthening and rehabilitation
  • Restoration materials and techniques
  • Protection materials and techniques
  • Polymer-concrete composites
  • Conservation of architectural heritage
  • Sustainability of building materials and structures

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Prof. Özlem Cizer
KU Leuven, Department of Civil Engineering
Building Materials and Building Technology Section

Associate Editor
A. Elena Charola
Smithsonian, Museum Conservation Institute
Suitland, Maryland

Editorial Board
Toshiki Ayano, Okayama University, Japan
Luigia Binda, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Thierry Chaussadent, French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR), France
Luc Courard, University of Liège, Belgium
Jian-Guo Dai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Hilde De Clercq, Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Belgium
José Delgado Rodrigues, LNEC, Portugal
David W. Fowler, University of Texas, USA
Mariaenrica Frigione, University of Salento, Italy
Andrzej Garbacz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Klaus Littmann, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Barbara Lubelli, TU Delft, Netherlands
Elisabeth Marie-Victoire, Laboratory of Research on Historical Monuments (LRMH), France
Bernhard Middendorf, Universität Kassel, Germany
Michael Raupach, RWTH Aachen (IBAC), Germany
Carlos Rodriguez Navarro, University of Granada, Spain
Johan Silfwerbrand, Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute, Sweden
Maria Rosa Valluzzi, University of Padova, Italy
Koen Van Balen, KU Leuven, Belgium
Dionys Van Gemert, KU Leuven, Belgium
Oliver Weichold, Institute of Building Materials Research RWTH, Aachen University, Germany
Folker H. Wittmann, Honorary member, Aedificat Institute Freiburg, Germany

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