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Engineers, art conservators collaborate to preserve iconic L.A. landmark

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Graduate Student Jackson English installing crack displacement sensors on the Watts Towers

UCLA civil engineering graduate student Jackson English installing crack displacement sensors on the central tower of the Watts Towers. Engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have joined with conservators from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art who want to repair and prevent persistent cracks in the historic folk art structures.

Credit: Sylvia Dorsch/LACMA


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Displacement sensors on the Watts Towers

Displacement sensors monitor crack displacements. Engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have joined with conservators from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art who want to repair and prevent persistent cracks in the historic folk art structures.

Credit: Ertugrul Taciroglu, University of California, Los Angeles


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A mini weather station at the Watts Tower in LA

This mini weather station collects wind speed data. Engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have joined with conservators from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art who want to repair and prevent persistent cracks in the historic folk art structures.

Credit: Ertugrul Taciroglu, University of California, Los Angeles


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