State of preservation analysis of the wooden construction of the Holiest Sacrament altar in the right wing of the transept in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw

Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW
Forestry and Wood Technology No 76, 2011: 154-159
(Ann. WULS-SGGW, Forestry and Wood Technology 76, 2011)

State of preservation analysis of the wooden construction of the Holiest Sacrament altar in the right wing of the transept in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw

ANDRZEJ TOMUSIAK, ANDRZEJ CICHY
Department of Construction and Technology of Final Wood Products, Faculty of Wood Technology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW

Abstract: The altar structure was scrutinised. A number of errors in the construction were found, starting with the foundations and ending with the lateral elements of the altar. It has been recommended to monitor the structure and to eliminate the existing structural errors.

Key words: altar, wooden structures

Streszczenie: Analiza stanu konstrukcji drewnianej ołtarza Najświętszego Sakramentu w prawym skrzydle transeptu bazyliki Świętego Krzyża w Warszawie. Dokonano oględzin konstrukcji ołtarza. Stwierdzono szereg błędów konstrukcyjnych, począwszy od fundamentów a skończywszy na elementach bocznych ołtarza. Zalecono monitorowanie konstrukcji oraz likwidację istniejących błędów konstrukcyjnych.

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TOMUSIAK A., CICHY A. State of preservation analys is of the wooden construction of the Holiest Sacrament altar in the right wing of the transept in  the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw. Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW. Forestry and Wood Technology No 76, 2011: 154-159

Authors’ addresses:
Andrzej Cichy, Andrzej Tomusiak
Department of Construction and Technology of Final Wood Products
Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego (University of Life Sciences)
02-787 Warsaw, ul. Nowoursynowska 166, Poland
E-mail: andrzej_cichy@sggw.pl
andrzej_tomusiak@sggw.pl

TOMUSIAK ANDRZEJ, CICHY ANDRZEJ. State of preservation analys is of the wooden construction of the Holiest Sacrament altar in the right wing of the transept in  the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw