Time is the keyword for the conservation of cultural heritage.
Periodic maintenance protects against material decay, ensuring endless life to buildings.
Structural health monitoring controls the occurrence of damage or instability due to anthropic or environmental transformations.
Preventive actions must be adopted in order to PERPETUATE the life of monuments in seismic areas, in due time, before an earthquake interrupts their life forever.
Sergio Lagomarsino
Coordinator of PERPETUATE Project