Conservation Management Project: Paimio Sanatorium Conservation Management Plan 2016
Ed. Nina Heikkonen, Alvar Aalto Foundation, 2016
The first Conservation Management Plan "Paimio Sanatorium Conservation Management Plan 2016", funded by Getty Fundation is ready and published.
docomomo International wants to congradulates Nina Heikkinen, Tommi Lindh and Jonas Malmber, docomomo FInland members, for this achievement, and the Getty Foundation for having supported it.
"Paimio Sanatorium Conservation Management Plan (CMP) has been made to guide the future use, care and conservation of the Paimio Sanatorium. The objective in preparing of the CMP was to produce documents that bring together already existing historical records of the building, including defining of architectural features, physical analysis and the knowledge of the buildings performance over time to create a long-term strategy for decision-makers, contractors and users regarding conservation and maintenance.
The CMP -project was made possible by the grant awarded by the Getty Foundation as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative, and the restoration grant awarded by the National Board of Antiquities in Finland. Keeping It Modern, an international grant initiative launched in 2014 is devoted to the conservation of significant 20th century architecture around the world. Keeping It Modern supports projects of outstanding architectural significance that promise to advance conservation practices. Grants focus on the creation of conservation management plans that guide long–term maintenance and conservation policies, the thorough investigation of building conditions, and the testing and analysis of modern materials."
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