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Herinneringen van een museumbeveiliger – Armando; Siebe Weide en Chris Reinewald

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Op 18 oktober 2007, een stralende najaarsdag, bezocht ik het Armando Museum in Amerfoort om de risico's te analyseren. Na een rondgang door het museum kondigde ik aan dat ik in mijn rapportage een sprinklerinstallatie zou adviseren. Mijn mondelinge mededeling staat helder in mijn geheugen: "Ik ga zeker adviseren dat het ...

Further information on the University of Iowa Art Library sprinkler system discharge

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

14 March 2009 The University of Iowa Art Library is in a building that is unoccupied due to damage by a river flooding last June. The art library collection was left in the Art Building and service provided to patrons by staff going to the building once or twice a day, ...

More about damage caused to books in the National Library of Scotland: The flood comes less than 18 months after a similar incident in September 2007, when a construction worker damaged a sprinkler pipe, inundating five floors of the building with water

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

NLS damaged by water again Students faced with delays accessing collections for the second time in 18 months after fault develops in sprinkler system The National Library of Scotland on George IV Bridge was forced to close temporarily on 26 February after flooding threatened the building and its collections. The incident occurred after ...

More about damage caused by sprinkler failure in the National Library of Scotland.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Literary treasures behind the grim façade DAVID ROSS, Highland Correspondent March 06 2009 IT has been said that if the National Library of Scotland was to burn to the ground it would be an immense architectural favour to us all, but Scotland would lose her memory in the flames and probably a ...

A burst sprinkler valve on the top level of the National Library of Scotland saw water cascading down the building's 12 floors. Around 700 books were left soaked but staff admit they don't know which of the 14 million books were damaged.

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Big clean up after flood hits National Library of ScotlandLibrary staff are today inspecting some of the world's rarest books after a flood hit Scotland's national collection. A burst sprinkler valve on the top level of the National Library of Scotland saw water cascading down the building's 12 floors. Around 700 books ...

University of Iowa: Broken sprinkler soaks art library

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

February 21, 2009 Brian Morelli Iowa City Press-Citizen The University of Iowa's art collection can't catch a break, particularly from water. Last year, floodwater devastated UI's art campus and forced the relocations of much of the art campus and art collection. Early Thursday morning, a frozen sprinkler head burst, soaking a collection of 2,400 ...

Persbericht Brandraad’08: niet onderbouwd en ondanks ‘deskundigheid’ leden gespeend van enig inhoudelijk advies; een ultieme reactie.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

In diverse teksten reageerde ik afgelopen week op het door de Brandraad'08 gepubliceerde persbericht. Deze teksten zijn te lezen op: http://www.museumbeveiliging.com/category/brandraad08/ Hoewel het persbericht van de Brandraad'08 slechts 1 pagina beslaat bevat het bericht zo veel vaagheden, ongefundeerde conclusies en verwijtende uitspraken dat mijn reacties in totaal een (te) groot aantal ...

The 22nd Annual National Archives Preservation will take place on Monday, March 10, 2008. The location this year will be the William McGowan Theater in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. The title of the conference is: The ABCs of Modern Fire Suppression in Cultural Institutions

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

The conference program will provide an in-depth review of fire suppression systems appropriate for the protection of archives and other cultural property. There will be an examination of what had been utilized in the past and what modern systems are being used effectively. The program will also feature insights as to ...

Watkins museum gets new sprinkler system; 120-year-old building switches from gas to water for fire suppression; The switch from gas to water is being made after a lightning strike two years ago caused most of the gas to be expended when the suppression system was set off

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Steve Douglas, foreman with Jayhawk Fire Sprinkler Co. in Topeka, installs water pipe lines Tuesday in the attic of Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. The museum is in the process of installing a new sprinkler system inside the museum.

Reactie op column in Museumberichten van Siebe Weide, directeur Museumvereniging, over de brand in het Armando Museum en de sprinklerdiscussie

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Na de brand Museumberichten, november 2007, van de Museumvereniging bevat een column van de Museumverenigingdirecteur Siebe Weide met de titel Na de brand. Die column van Siebe Weide bevat enkele formuleringen die uitnodigen tot reactie.

Reactie op column in Museumberichten van Siebe Weide, directeur Museumvereniging, over de brand in het Armando Museum en de sprinklerdiscussie

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Na de brand Museumberichten, november 2007, van de Museumvereniging bevat een column van de Museumverenigingdirecteur Siebe Weide met de titel Na de brand. Die column van Siebe Weide bevat enkele formuleringen die uitnodigen tot reactie.