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August 2022

Heritage Lincolnshire – Which Guides/Documents Can Help to Achieve Good Design Outcomes & Compliance

18 August - 14:00 - 15:30

Join us, online, for an interesting talk on the subject of: Which Guides and Documents Can Help Me to Achieve Good Design Outcomes And Compliance? , part of the Disability and Inclusion Series Here we will discuss the regulatory documents such as the building regulations, we will also look at the supplementary guidance like the relevant British Standards and other design guidance. Understanding and balancing the content of these documents helps us to apply their content in such a way…

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STBF – Festival of Traditional Buildings 2022

22 August - 26 August

Immerse yourself in the beauty and romance of Scotland's old buildings as we celebrate the Festival of Traditional Buildings! To mark our landmark 10th year, we're bringing you a week long series of immersive, hands on, and interesting events for building enthusiasts of all backgrounds and ages. Located at the Education Centre at Holyrood Park, there is something for everyone including hands-on activities, talks, workshops, and historic building inspired mini golf and a family day as well! Full schedule of…

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SLCT – Petrographic Analysis Explained

22 August - 13:30 - 15:00

Online seminar - 2.5 Hour CPD - Gain a greater understanding of the process of Thin section analysis! Thin section analysis (petrography) is a powerful method commonly applied to the study of modern and historic building materials. This method is used in the identification, characterisation and microstructure of stones and mortars, as well as helping determine causes of structural and material failure of samples. This masterclass will look at the history and methodology behind petrography and its various applications in…

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SLCT – Stone Analysis Explained

23 August - 13:00 - 15:30

Many conservation projects require the replacement of structurally compromised stone and will require stone analysis and matching in order to find currently available sources of compatible replacement stone. Stone analysis may also be required to gain listed building consent or to meet funder’s requirements. Simply undertaking stone analysis by petrographic means is only half the story and missing out on vital information on the physical characteristics of stone, for example density, water absorption, porosity and capillary coefficient can lead to…

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BEFS – Our Place in Time – Refresh : Engagement Workshop

23 August - 14:00 - 15:30
Victoria Quay, Victoria Quay
Leith, Scotland EH6 6QQ United Kingdom
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Scotland’s historic environment is an important part of the fabric of our society and contributes significantly to our nation’s economic, environmental, social, and cultural wellbeing. The world has changed since Scotland’s historic environment strategy was first published in 2014. To ensure that our strategy is fit for purpose as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, HES has been commissioned by Scottish Ministers to lead a review of OPiT and is committed to publishing a new strategy in 2023 that will focus on…

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ESC – Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings: 2 day course – Level 3 Award Qualification

24 August - 09:00 - 25 August - 17:00

Over one third of UK buildings are traditional – that is according to the definition of a traditional building defined in BSI PAS 2035: 2019: Specification for the energy retrofit of domestic buildings. These buildings are different to modern buildings and need to be treated differently. The Environment Study Centre has teamed up with the CITB and specialist building consultancy Edwards Hart to develop this unique  2-day course that delivers a real qualification in energy efficiency retrofit. It is also the only…

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SLCT – The Structural Repair of Historic Buildings

26 August - 09:30 - 16:30
Charlestown Workshops, 2 Rocks Road
Charlestown, Fife KY11 3EN United Kingdom
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This masterclass led by Ian Hume, aims to provide professionals with a sound understanding of the philosophy of conservation. Participants will gain a better understanding of the relationship between structural engineering and conservation, of safety issues and of the aesthetics of conservation based structural repairs. Suitable for: This masterclass is suitable for anyone involved in the structural repair of historic buildings. Conservation officers, architects, engineers, site managers and others would find this seminar helpful. The course will consist of lectures,…

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St Catherine’s College Oxford – 60th Anniversary Conference

27 August

On 27 August, St Catherine’s College will be hosting a one-day conference in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the College’s opening. The conference will look at Arne Jacobsen’s work at St Catherine’s both in its 1960s context and from the present-day perspective of both the UK and Denmark. Central to the day’s talks will be an opportunity to hear from the members of Arne Jacobsen’s studio about their working relationship with the architect and their role in the design…

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PKHT – A Life in Conservation – Case Studies

31 August - 12:30 - 13:30

If you are looking to refresh your conservation knowledge or encounter historic buildings as part of your work portfolio, but have limited knowledge of the best conservation practice to employ when approaching a project involving traditional buildings, then this is the CPD programme for you. Traditional and historic buildings are an integral part of Perth and Kinross's built environment with many of its population centres, such as Perth, celebrated for their rich historic character. Whilst valued, historic buildings are often…

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Keymer – History of Clay CPD Webinar

31 August - 13:00 - 14:30

The Keymer team led by Heritage Roof Experts; Christine Leadbeater and Nigel Dyer will uncover the roots of traditional heritage roofing and look at the considerations of modern challenges associated with heritage roofing and product selection. The RIBA approved CPD presentation will also highlight how designers can recognise potential issues and minimise the risk of damage associated with using heritage roof tiles. The online CPD presentation will cover the following topics to help enrich your learning: History – Why do we…

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