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October 2020

STBA – VIRTUAL – Conference Day 3

13 October - 10:00 - 12:30

Focus on Research. Chaired by SPAB  The update to the Guidance Wheel highlighted the number of research papers that have been produced over the past 8 years. This day will focus on some key pieces of research that have either: reached their long term conclusions about hygrothermal performance in walls; delved in great depth into the effectiveness of a large number of retrofit projects or; explored exciting new materials that might radically change the retrofit of traditional buildings. Price for…

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SPAB – VIRTUAL – Humble Heritage: Scotland’s Thatched Buildings

13 October - 12:00 - 13:00

This presentation, given by SPAB Scotland Committee Member Jessica Hunnisett, will explore the thatched heritage of Scotland, what survives of this traditional roofing material, and how we can conserve what remains. This talk expands on the Scottish Thatch Survey carried out by SPAB Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland in 2014-15.

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NHIG – VIRTUAL – Working with Wrought Iron

14 October - 12:00 - 13:30

Chris Topp, one of the founding members of the NHIG, will deliver a compact overview of the manufacturing process and key features of wrought iron. Chris brings a lifetime’s passion to the subject, alongside extensive professional experience of working with this unique, historically significant material. This webinar will cover: Manufacture of charcoal iron and puddled iron Properties of wrought irons Corrosion of ferrous metals Forge-welding and piling Modern supply; re-rolling

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IHBC Yorkshire Branch – VIRTUAL – AGM & Cultural Heritage in Gjirokastra, Albania

14 October - 18:30 - 20:30

A Presentation on "The Work of Cultural Heritage without Borders in Gjirokastra,Albania" followed by IHBC Yorkshire AGM. The Presentation on "The Work of Cultural Heritage without Borders in Gjirokastra,Albania" will be by Andrew Shepherd, Conservation Architect and Membership Secretary of the IHBC Nationally. This will be followed by the Annual General Meeting of IHBC Yorkshire. Those booking via Eventbrite will be emailed a link to ZOOM & ID password in the days before the event. You are therefore urged to…

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Bartlett School of Planning Expo 2020 – VIRTUAL

15 October - 17:30 - 20:00

We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Virtual BSP Expo 2020. Each year The Bartlett School of Planning presents the work of all of its students across undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. We have recreated The Cloisters online for you to browse the inspirational efforts of this year's students. Join us for the virtual launch, opened by our new Head of School, Professor Claudio de Magalhaes, followed by a tour of the exhibition and discussions with our…

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SLCT – Repairing Traditional Masonry – Professional Level 1

20 October - 09:30 - 21 October - 16:30
Charlestown Workshops, 2 Rocks Road
Charlestown, Fife KY11 3EN United Kingdom
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This is our most popular 2 day workshop for building professionals and provides an introduction to the effective conservation and repair of traditional masonry structures and buildings, for the most part using traditional lime based mortars. By the end of the course attendees will be able to recognise vernacular and historic finishes to masonry buildings and will gain an understanding of building diagnostics in order to be able to develop specifications in relation to exposure, season, substrates and the nature…

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SPAB – VIRTUAL – New Design for Old Buildings

22 October - 12:00 - 17:00

Smaller Projects - Domestic and Commercial Led by Roger Hunt, 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 speakers. This is an introductory…

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Mike Wye – Building Conservation CPD Seminar

23 October - 09:00 - 16:00
Buckland Filleigh, Buckland Filleigh Sawmills
Beaworthy, Devon EX21 5RN United Kingdom
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The sustainable Design Centre at our headquarters in Buckland Filleigh, Devon provides a dedicated CPD venue to learn about building conservation, sustainable construction and specification. Mike Wye & Associates Ltd have been involved with traditional, sustainable and ecological construction projects for nearly a quarter of a century. In that time, our team have acquired a wealth of experience and knowledge which we share and discuss in a series of seminars as part of our CPD days. 2020 Building Conservation CPD (subject to…

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Landmark Trust – Archaeological Building Recording

23 October - 10:00 - 16:00
Calverley Old Hall, 10 Woodhall Rd
Calverley, Pudsey, LS28 5NL United Kingdom
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The Landmark Trust, with TJC Heritage Ltd are running FREE Archaeological Building Recording sessions at Calverley Old Hall in Leeds.  A small number of participants can sign up for onsite training, looking at survey techniques including photogrammetry and laser scanning, on the 23rd or 24th October. Follow up webinars looking at the results of the detailed laser scan, will be open to a larger number of participants on the 20th or 21st November. For further info please email Kasia Howard,…

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SPAB – VIRTUAL – Humble Heritage: Slating in Wales and the Marches

27 October - 12:00 - 13:00

To launch the new SPAB Technical Advice Note: Slate and Stone Roofing in Wales and the Marches, one of the authors, Terry Hughes, will describe the vernacular roofing materials and techniques of the region. The Note is the third in a series of SPAB regional slating guides, following Slating in South-East England and Slating in the East Midlands.

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