Salt Weathering of Masonry Walls the Venice Experience

  title={Salt Weathering of Masonry Walls the Venice Experience},
  author={Mario Collepardi and S. Collepardi and R. Troli}
Synopsis: All the buildings in Venice insist on foundation immersed in sea water and then are permanently exposed to the capillary rise of salty water containing sodium, chloride and sulfate as main ions. Moreover, due to the closeness of the most important area of chemical industries in Italy, the buildings in Venice are also exposed to the effect of rainfalls containing sulfuric acid. Therefore, the materials of these buildings are between two very dangerous sources of attack one from the… CONTINUE READING