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May 2020

OUDCE – Churches: History, Significance and Use **POSTPONED**

27 May - 28 May
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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POSTPONED **This event is postponed until further notice. The course provides a firm foundation of the history of church architecture and furnishings, and provides the skills to draft statements of significance. This will enable participants to analyse and evaluate proposals for change. The course will be of interest and value to all who would like to learn about the development of churches, but is aimed particularly at those who are actively involved in the management of church buildings. The focus…

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June 2020

SPAB – Humble Heritage Workshop – Lime Production **POSTPONED**

1 June - 2 June
St Andrew’s Chapel, Boarley Lane
Maidstone, ME14 3DB United Kingdom
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£200

POSTPONED **This event has been postponed until further notice. Over the two day course, participants will have the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience with traditional British hydraulic limes and field kilns for local production, gaining an advanced understanding of the complete process of burning Grey Chalk. With the expert guidance of two experienced experts,  delegates will leave having produced their own feebly hydraulic lime, which was historically an incredibly popular and versatile building material. Topics Covered: Field Kiln construction methods How to source suitable local materials…

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CIOB Academy – VIRTUAL – Understanding Building Conservation

2 June - 10:00 - 3 June - 16:00
£295

With over 6 million traditional buildings and over 500,000 listed monuments in the UK, there is a considerable need for building professionals to understand the nature and practicalities of conservation. For this reason, we have developed a course looking at conservation for both residential and commercial property as well as historic monuments. In accordance with the ICOMOS (International Council On Monuments and Sites) Training and Education Guideline and the latest British Standard on conservation of historic buildings (BS 7913: 2013)…

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SPAB – VIRTUAL – Heritage and Climate Change

2 June - 12:30 - 13:30
£25

Heritage can play a large roll in contributing to climate change solutions, but we also have to be cognisant of how climate change can affect heritage. Hear Managing Director of Carrig Conservation International Ltd. Peter Cox discuss how climate change can affect heritage, and how we can mitigate the effects. Peter Cox is Managing Director of Carrig Conservation International Ltd. and President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Energy Sustainably and Climate Change. Booking Terms & Conditions IT requirements: Please note that this is…

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NHIG – VIRTUAL – Assessing Heritage Forged and Cast Ironwork

3 June - 10:00 - 12:00

Conservation Reports are a fundamental requirement of good conservation practice but the process can be fraught with confusion: What should they include? How long should they be? How should they be organised? Who are they for? Adding to the confusion, the term ‘conservation report’ can be used to refer to a single report or a compilation of reports, and condition reports are also known as condition surveys or condition assessments. This webinar will provide a short introductory guide to the different…

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SPAB Scotland – Lime Burning on Lismore – Working Party

5 June - 8 June
The Lismore Bunkhouse and Campsite Isle of Lismore PA34 5UG United Kingdom + Google Map

After a successful Scottish Working Party in 2019 on the Isle of Lismore, we will be returning to the island to continue our repair of the double kiln at Park. We will also again be carrying  out small scale lime burning of the local Lismore limestone, to help us establish how we can successfully and sustainably burn the stone to produce a feebly hydraulic lime. We also hope to have workshops on traditional masonry and Scottish external finishes to masonry…

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CPD Essentials – Traditional Vernacular Building Construction and Materials **POSTPONED**

11 June - 09:00 - 17:00
Knightshayes Court Tiverton, United Kingdom + Google Map

POSTPONED **This event has been postponed until further notice. Kevin Stubbs BA(Hons)  DipBldgCons(AA)  IHBC   CertEd Kevin Stubbs is a Historic Buildings Consultant and comes with a background of education, archaeology and building conservation. He was Director of Archaeology for the Test Valley in Hampshire and later moved to Hampshire County Council to join the Historic Buildings Bureau, where he became the Principal Buildings Conservation Officer for the County. For eleven years he acted as the Director of a Conservation…

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City University of London – 2020 VIRTUAL Conference – Complexity and the City – Life, Design and Commerce in the Built Environment

17 June - 19 June
City, University of London, Northampton Square
London, EC1V 0HB United Kingdom
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2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Jane Jacobs’ The Economy of Cities. It came a decade after her seminal work, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, and heralded a new age in thinking about the city. The city would no longer be a question of design and planning in isolation. From the early 1970s onwards, it would be seen as a complex interdisciplinary phenomenon. The first years of the 1970s saw the introduction of a whole series of notions…

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SPAB – New Design for Old Buildings Seminar

17 June - 13:30 - 17:00
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann's Square
Manchester, M2 7DH United Kingdom
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£60

Led by Roger Hunt, co-author of the SPAB/RIBA book New Design for Old Buildings (2017), this afternoon seminar will explore the SPAB Approach to new work in historic contexts. Our aim is to provide an introduction to integrating alterations or additions sensitively and sustainably, whilst protecting historic character and fabric. We will also explore the ‘whole building’ approach to intervention and refurbishment, with reference to SPAB principles and case studies of smaller scale domestic and commercial projects from expert guest…

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IHBC Virtual School – Old Towns | New Futures: Heritage Reflections and Speculations from a Global Pandemic

19 June - 08:00 - 17:00

IHBC Virtual School - Old Towns | New Futures --Heritage Reflections and Speculations from a Global Pandemic-- 19 June 2020, morning and afternoon sessions, online Programme and Speakers available here. We cannot yet know how the current pandemic will re-shape urban areas, their surrounding communities or supporting economics and infrastructure.  But we can reflect on our recent approaches, and use these to speculate on the most effective responses. The IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School brings together leading authorities and players from…

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