This page will make resources contributed by the UMASS/HSV Community available to our students and faculty.

CAMEO (Conservation & Art Materials Encyclopedia Online)

CAMEO is a searchable database resource developed by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

The MATERIALS database contains chemical, physical, visual, and analytical information on over 10,000 historic and contemporary materials used in the production and conservation of artistic, architectural, archaeological, and anthropological materials.


Deterioration and Restoration of Plaster Concrete and Mortar – E. Sayre

Nano-Lime for Consolidation of Plaster and Stone by Paul DArmada and Elizabeth Hirst

Forty Lessons in Carpentry Workshop Practice by Charles F. Mitchell 1896

Wood Finishing Comprising Staining, Varnishing, and Polishing Edited by Paul N. Hasluck 1908

Carpentry and Joinery – A Practical Treatise on Simple Building Construction Including Framing, Roof Construction, General Carpentry Work, and Exterior and Interior Finish of Buildings 1913


Also there are many great articles from the UMASS Facilities and Campus Planning Departments.

Lecture series: “Solving Old Problems with New Ideas” 

Lecture 1: Michael Leblanc – “Next Use Buildings

Lecture 1 Video


Lecture 2: Fiona Cousins – “Energy in Buildings: An Engineer’s Perspective”

Lecture 2 Video

Lecture 3: Louis Capozzi – “Life in a Platinum Green Building”

Lecture 3 Video

Lecture 4: Jean Carroo – “Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings”

Lecture 4 Video

Lecture 5: Lucinda Sanders – “Scales of Resilience”

Lecture 5 Video

Lecture 6: Bruce Coldham – “The Living Building Challenge: Why Bother?”

Lecture 6 Video



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