The Collapse of Holyrood Abbey Church in 1768

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

AHSS FORTH & BORDERS GROUP, Winter Lectures 2017-18. Summary: "Dr Dimitris Theodossopoulos teaches conservation and architectural technology at the University of Edinburgh, and is also a civil engineer. He is particularly interested in the technical aspects of monuments and their preservation. His talk sheds light onto the collapse of Holyrood Abbey Church, following the puzzling substitution of decaying roof trusses with masonry walls in 1760."
Period9 Apr 2018
Held atArchitectural Heritage Society of Scotland, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal