Stone in architecture: Properties, durability

  • Siegesmund S
  • Snethlage R
  • 103


    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 16


    Citations of this article.


The weathering of historical buildings and, indeed, of monuments and sculptures of natural stone is a problem that has been encountered for hundreds of years. However, a dramatic increase in deterioration in the structure of our built heritage has been observed during the past century. To understand the complex interaction that the stone in a building suffers with its near environment (the building) and the macro environment (the local climate and atmospheric conditions) requires an interdisciplinary approach and the application of many disciplines. Climate change over the next 100 years is li.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Get full text


  • Siegfried Siegesmund

  • Rolf Snethlage

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free