Environment control for art.

Author(s) : EVANS B., SEDGWICK A.

Type of article: Article


Presents two short articles on environmental control for galleries. 1) Concentrates on the environmental control at the Sackler Galleries at the Royal Academy. Control is moisture-led, for the pictures' sake. The package of measures include raincoat management (to reduce moisture), positive pressure in the galleries, air outlets at door head level and inlets at skirtings and roof. The upper half of the space acts as a sink for any moist air escaping to the upper level. 2) Explains and illustrates ways of varying natural light (the preferred source of illumination for most art collections) according to the demands of the collections and the conservation.


  • Original title: Environment control for art.
  • Record ID : 1994-1761
  • Languages: English
  • Source: Archit. J. - vol. 25 - n. 198
  • Publication date: 1993/06/23


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