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December 2021

carringtonLime – Lime Plastering – Level 1

2 December - 10:00 - 3 December - 16:00
carringtonLime, Unit 7, The Stenders Business Centre
Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire GL17 0JE United Kingdom
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£300

A two day practical introduction to lime plastering for homeowners and anyone looking to understanding why lime should be used on older properties. This is a two day practical course on using lime to build with and lime plastering. Students will look at why lime is used in older properties, the different types of lime and their uses, varying sands and aggregrates and learn how to create the perfect mix. There will be lots of time for hands on experience…

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January 2022

carringtonLime – Introduction to Lime Pointing

26 January 2022 - 10:00 - 16:00
High Hall Farm, High Hall Farm
Stroat, Chepstow, Gloucesteshire NP16 7LP United Kingdom
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£160

This practical one day course will give you a solid introduction on how to work with lime building materials. Find out about the properties and different uses of lime in building and why lime is such an essential material when looking after older buildings. The day starts with classroom time: learning about the different types of lime, their uses and the best type of lime to use where. The afternoon will see you getting practical hands-on experience: making a traditional…

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February 2022

Place Services – Hot Lime Workshop

18 February 2022 - 09:30 - 16:00
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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£105

It is well established that all traditionally constructed buildings need to be repaired using compatible lime mortars to avoid unnecessary decay and dampness, but it is less well understood that not all ‘lime’ mortars are the same and not all ‘lime’ mortars are compatible with traditional fabric. This one day course will examine the appropriate use of the whole range of lime mortars in the context of material science, actual built fabric and historic texts upon lime use and 12…

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March 2022

AMPS New Delhi: Architecture, History, and the Smart City

13 March 2022 - 15 March 2022

Smart, intelligent, digital, ubiquitous. While star architects develop ‘spectacle architecture’ for example, property developers produce gated communities, and urban planners grapple with urban expansion. This all happens while conservationists dedicate themselves to preserving the past and historians continue exploring former lives of our ancient towns. The city we imagine for the future then, will be a complex set of factors and components from the past, and present. Navigating this multiplicity will be key to the futures now being imagined and…

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June 2022

AMPS Canterbury: Intangible Heritage

15 June 2022 - 17 June 2022

A conference on design, culture and technology – past, present, and future The buildings, towns and cities we inhabit are physical entities created in the past, experienced in the present, and projected to inform the future. The same can be said of the artefacts we use daily: designed furniture in the home, the mobile devices in our hands, the vehicles we see on our streets. However, each of these places, buildings and products had, at their inception, social and cultural…

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AMPS Calgary: Cultures, Communities, and Design

28 June 2022 - 30 June 2022

The Countryside’ – a polemically generic term Rem Koolhaas has recently used to reposition debates about our cities to those of rural areas. While posited as ‘new’, it is, in reality, a well established mode of thinking. Through notions such as the peri-urban for example, geographers, sociologists, architects, urban designers and regional economists have all debated the urban-rural relationship for several decades. Under this framework we are obliged to consider the city and its architecture on its own terms, but…

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