West Dean – Structural Repair of Historic Buildings

Weald and Downland Living Museum Town Lane, Chichester

Date: 13th to 16th May 2024  with Edward Morton and Gez Pegram This course is of special value to those who wish to gain a new perspective in applying engineering principles to the conservation of historic structures. Various permanent repair methods which might be applied to historic buildings are discussed and there will be debate about the merits … Continue reading West Dean – Structural Repair of Historic Buildings

£789

ASBP – Natural Fibre Insulation and the Retrofit Challenge

Join ASBP and members of our ASBP Natural Fibre Insulation Group for a webinar exploring the retrofit challenge and how natural fibre insulation can be a key part of the solution. Natural fibre insulation (NFI) products and systems are derived from natural materials such as wood fibre, wool, hemp, cellulose and straw. NFI is now the fastest … Continue reading ASBP – Natural Fibre Insulation and the Retrofit Challenge

Free

IHBC North Branch – Regenerating the Ouseburn Valley

Ouseburn Cycle Hub The Cycle Hub, Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 1BU

Thursday 15th February 2024,  14:00-17:00 The event will be led by John Pendlebury Professor of Urban Conservation at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, assisted by Chris Barnard, Chair of the Ouseburn Trust.   This half-day event will focus on the ongoing regeneration of the lower Ouseburn Valley. The Ouseburn – a tributary … Continue reading IHBC North Branch – Regenerating the Ouseburn Valley

£20 – £25

ICOMOS-UK Wood Forum: Oak Timber Framing course: Jowl Posts

Weald and Downland Living Museum Town Lane, Chichester

Oak Timber Framing: Jowl Posts   The Course This course teaches students how to frame timbers together to ensure the correct lengths, bevels and allowances and carry out double-cut scribing, string-line and plumb rule layouts. During the workshop the primary timbers – posts, plates, beams and cills – will be lined-out, scribed, cut and fitted. … Continue reading ICOMOS-UK Wood Forum: Oak Timber Framing course: Jowl Posts

£595

HE – Technical Tuesday Webinar: The viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings

Technical Tuesday Webinar: The viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings Tuesday, 20th February 2024,  1pm - 2pm This webinar will present the findings from Historic England’s building services engineers and their consultant Max Fordham on their latest study ‘The Viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings’ looking at the use … Continue reading HE – Technical Tuesday Webinar: The viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings

Free

IHBC National Office – Membership Application Training Event (MATE)

Lichfields, The Minster Building The Minster Building, 21 Mincing Lane, London

Tuesday 20th February 2024 (6.00 - 8.15pm approx.) Refreshments will be provided Do you want help upgrading your IHBC membership to Associate or Full? Are you unsure where to start with your application? Do you want to get to grips with the IHBC’s Areas of Competences? You are invited to an in-person Membership Application Training Event (MATE) helping … Continue reading IHBC National Office – Membership Application Training Event (MATE)

Free

SHBT – New Towns: An ambiguous Scottish and global heritage

Riddles Court 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

Come along and hear ongoing findings from the ‘Building a Modern Scotland’ research team, in this presentation by Dr Diane Watters, Dr Valerie Wright and Prof Miles Glendinning. The session sets the Scottish postwar New Towns programme in its wider international context, first by focusing on the original concept and later vicissitudes of Cumbernauld, the … Continue reading SHBT – New Towns: An ambiguous Scottish and global heritage

£7

HES Engine Shed – Scottish Roofing: Materials and Practices

Engine Shed Forthside Way, Stirling, United Kingdom

Thursday 22 February 2024,  9.30am - 1.30pm or 9.30am - 4.00pm Event Description Natural slate, lead and iron have been used to cover (and sometimes decorate) traditional Scottish buildings for generations. Our three morning talks will introduce you to the methods and materials traditionally used in Scotland for roofing. We will also discuss the prospects … Continue reading HES Engine Shed – Scottish Roofing: Materials and Practices

£45 – £75

HTVF – Creating Vibrant Villages and Towns: The Current View

Our next webinar takes place on Thursday 22 February: Creating Vibrant Villages and Towns: The Current View.  1pm-2.30pm on Zoom This webinar will explore aspects of heritage in planning and conservation of the built environment, using the past to provide context for the present. Speakers:David McDonald, Chair of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) & Heritage … Continue reading HTVF – Creating Vibrant Villages and Towns: The Current View

£5 – £20

AHSS – LIZ DAVIDSON – Hill House, Helensburgh

St Andrews West & Renfield Centre 260 Bath Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Thursday 22nd February 2024 7.30pm at St Andrews West Church & Renfield Centre, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow  Note: Lectures will also be streamed online via Zoom Liz Davidson, Project Director for the house, talks about the ongoing consolidation and conservation undertaken by the National Trust for Scotland.

£5

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