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May 2019

San Gemini Preservation Studies

27 May - 2 August
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27 May – 2 August 2019 San Gemini, Italy San Gemini Preservation Studies is a series of courses,field projects and tours aimed at fostering the preservation of cultural heritage. The program offers students both theoretical knowledge in the classroom and hands-on skills participating in field projects and workshops. Courses offered: • Restoration of Traditional Masonry Buildings in Italy • Analyzing and Sketching Historic Buildings • Analysis and Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics • History, Craft and Conservation of Book Bindings •…

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June 2019

Conservation and Heritage Day at Dreadnought Tiles and Ketley Brick

19 June
Dreadnought Tiles, Dreadnought Works
Pensnett, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 4TH United Kingdom
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It can be difficult to find authentic traditional products for restoration projects. This CPD takes you into a unique Brick and Tile Works in the Midlands which began operating in 1805, to show you how Dreadnought Tiles and Ketley Brick use traditional firing techniques and expertise developed over their 200 years to produce a wide range of authentic clay building products. Come and engage with our craftsmen at work and see how traditional methods, passed down through generations, combine with…

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Scotland Branch: Contemporary Design in Historic Places – case studies in Dunfermline

19 June - 10:00 - 16:00
Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, Abbot Street
Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7NL United Kingdom
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IHBC Scotland Branch 2019 CPD Training, jointly with Fife Council, takes the theme of contemporary design in historic places. Case studies in Dunfermline will stimulate discussion on issues that IHBC members regularly face in the adaptation of old buildings into new uses; the contemporary alteration or extension of a historic building. Our venue, the world’s first Carnegie Library in Dunfermline re-opened in 2017 and is now also a museum, the Edinburgh Architectural Association Building of the Year and the holder…

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North Branch – Citizen Jane: Battle For The City

20 June - 17:30 - 20:00
The Boiler House, Newcastle University, The Boiler House, Newcastle University, Kings Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Jane Jacobs’s 1960 book “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” sent shock-waves through the architecture and planning worlds, with its exploration of the consequences of the large-scale reconfiguration of cities which still resonates today. Jacobs was also an activist, involved in many fights to save historic New York City in an era of redevelopment in the 1960s. This film was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016 to mark the centenary of Jacobs’ birth and sets out…

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NHIG – An Introduction to the History, Manufacture & Repair of Cast Iron

21 June - 09:30 - 16:30
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Coach Road
Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ United Kingdom
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Pigs, Puddlers & Patterns: An Introduction to the History, Manufacture & Repair of Cast Iron This seminar – held at the heart of the Early Industrial Revolution – will explore various aspects of the making, forming and repair of cast iron, focusing on: History of iron-making: how pig iron becomes ‘wrought’ or ‘cast’; different types of furnaces; technical progression Pattern Making: types of patterns and how they work; things to think about when designing/specifying Products: overview of Coalbrookdale castings, from…

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York: Planning the Future with Heritage in mind

27 June - 09:30 - 16:30
Friargate Meeting House, Friargate Meeting House, Lower Friargate
York, YO1 9RL United Kingdom
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With its rich history, York is a city which continues to evolve, and this Historic Towns and Villages Forum seminar and walking tour explores how the city is planning for the future. The seminar will hear from the City of York Council's archaeology officer, officers leading the renovation of the major Guildhall and Caste Gateway schemes, the masterplanners of the Castle Gateway and York Central projects, and how the public has come together to define community briefs for new places.…

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Heritage of London Trust Operations (HOLTOP) – ‘Taking Stock’- Profiling 3 NLHF Resilient Heritage Projects

27 June - 10:30 - 16:00
The Gallery at Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross Street
London, EC1M 6EL United Kingdom
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'Taking Stock' profiles three NLHF Resilient Heritage projects- the challenges, opportunities, and triumphs. Hosted by the Heritage of London Trust Operations (HOLTOP), the day will include speakers from HOLTOP, Heritage Lincolnshire and World Heritage UK. Selina Papa from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) will explain how the Heritage Fund can support capacity building and resilience, and consider what makes a good application. If you would like a copy of the programme before the seminar, please contact Alice Yates. alice@holtop.org.uk…

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RTPI – The Future of our Cities and the Role of Planning

27 June - 17:45 - 20:15
Grassmarket Community Project, 86 Candlemaker Row
Edinburgh, EH1 2QA United Kingdom
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Andrew Carter, Chief Executive of the Centre for Cities will explore the future of our cities at the 2019 Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture, which will take place in Edinburgh on the evening of 27 June. Centre for Cities is the leading think tank dedicated to improving the performance of UK city economies. Andrew has over 20 years of experience working on urban economic policy issues for public and private development agencies, consultants and research institutes. He has also spent…

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Heritage Skills ’19 Weekend Workshop

28 June - 30 June
Petwood Hotel, Petwood Hotel
Woodhall Spa, LN10 6QG United Kingdom
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For 19-24 year olds aspiring for a future career in heritage or tourism. Join us for a weekend away at the fabulous Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa to gain and develop invaluable skills ready for an exciting career in archaeology, heritage or tourism. Be prepared for a jam-packed experience where you will get stuck in, visiting a variety of unique and historic sites, as well as participating in a variety of workshops at the hotel; all delivered to you from experts…

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Scottish Lime Centre Trust – Reinforced Concrete Masterclass

28 June - 09:30 - 16:00
Charlestown Workshops, 2 Rocks Road
Charlestown, Fife KY11 3EN United Kingdom
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If we are listing more and more buildings and structures from the 20th Century, many of which will be of reinforced concrete construction, then we need to know how to fix them and prolong their lives. We have a huge variety of structures and buildings of reinforced concrete construction across the country. Research and analysis of these buildings has helped inform their appropriate repair, but there are many challenges ahead. Join us and learn from our gathered experts in this…

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