- Mar 29, 2022
THE RESEARCH OVER THE HISTORICAL theran mortars has begun!
The research over the historical Theran mortars' techniques in the islet of Therasia has begun! ‘Theran earth’ is collected from the underground cave settlement of Agrilia and screened in different granulometries based on the guidelines of experienced masons. It is combined with aged lime putty in diverse syntheses which are evaluated upon laboratory methods for their strength, durability and application performance. The reproduction of lab specimens for #UnderTheLandscape h
- Mar 16, 2022
Collaboration with LNEC Portugal for the analysis of historical building materials of Therasia
Granted access was given by IPERION HS| Integrating Platforms for the European Research Infrastructure on Heritage Science (https://www.iperionhs.eu/) . We worked for a week at the Materials Microstructure Laboratory of the LNEC National Laboratory in Lisbon (http://www.lnec.pt/en) and together with leading researchers in the field of historic mortar analysis we examined the building materials of Agrilia (Therasia, Cyclades) using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). #research
- Mar 15, 2022
BOULOUKI PRESENTS HIS RESEARCH ON THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Boulouki team at the Geological Society of America presenting 'The use of 'theran tephra' in Aegean traditional building techniques'