As we have stated previously, safety was not a big consideration early on in the construction industry and to have ... magnificent spire, but also the hoarding that covered the modern-day scaffolding used during repairs and restoration in 1995. ... The tremendous weight of the stone, during both the lifting and placement operations, required a substantial support ... We discuss a modern day example below (the Washington Monument) that also underscores how costly scaffolding can be.
|Title||:||Construction and Culture|
|Author||:||Donald E. Mulligan, Kraig Knutson|
|Publisher||:||Stipes Pub Llc - 2000|