The role of lime mortar in the 21st century: an academic paper written by Lauren B. Sickels-Taves, Ph.D and Philip D. Allsopp, D.Arch, RIBA for the International Building Lime Symposium (2005) Orlando, Florida, March 9 -11, 2005

http://www.limes.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/LimeAssociation.pdf



An architect's perspective on repointing by Sean Johnson
B.A. Dip. Arch. Oxford, MSc (Arch)(Cons) (2000)

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/heritagebranch/heritage/johnson.pdf




An academic paper on how to extend the life of masonry through choice of mortar and aggregate type:

http://www.tececo.com/files/conference%20papers/CarbonationOfMortarsandRequirementsSand040595.pdf



RICS forum comments: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/glossary/top-10-crimes-against-period-houses/


Mortar mechanics by a senior building consultant (2007): http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles/pointing/lime-pointing.htm





Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings on masonry bees: https://www.spab.org.uk/advice/technical-qas/technical-qa-17-masonry-bees/


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