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October 2021

RIAS – Conservation Autumn Seminar

26 October - 13:00 - 16:35

Presentations will cover HES heritage priorities, Glasgow’s re-located structures, an approach to existing building retrofit and the sustainable, low energy refurbishment of traditional and historic buildings supported by case studies, application of the building regulations when considering the conversion of a listed office building to flats and salvaging and re-use of materials in the circular economy. Cost: £10 Practice Services members / Conservation Accredited Architects, £15 RIAS members, £20 Non-members, Free for RIAS Student members

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PKHT – Architectural Conservation CPD: Decorative Glass in Traditional Buildings

27 October - 12:30 - 13:30

The final session in the 2020 CPD programme focuses on decorative glass and will be delivered by experienced stained-glass artist Liz Rowley. From shopfronts to fanlights, office feature windows to church windows, Liz will draw from her extensive experience in historic glass repair and contemporary design to cover the practicalities of common issues, appropriate repair, specification of work and the application of traditional skills in modern design. Whether you are starting out in a buildings related career, looking to refresh…

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Cliveden Conservation – The People Behind Big Ben

27 October - 18:00 - 19:00

Join our latest free online talk to hear from conservation specialists Cliveden Conservation as they describe their journey from removing historic paint layers and discovering the original decorative schemes, to the final flourishes of redecorating and gilding the iconic clock dials of Elizabeth Tower and its famous cast iron roof. In 2017, Cliveden Conservation joined the historic Elizabeth Tower conservation project to restore the exterior and interior decorative schemes of the Tower to their original 1850s Charles Barry designs. You…

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Sustainable Energy Week 2021: Energy-efficient Traditional Buildings

28 October - 09:00 - 12:00

PRO-Heritage is working to make climate action real in the hands of craftworkers and for the many thousands of historic buildings across Europe. The European Green Deal and New European Bauhaus advocate 'leave no-one behind'; we advocate leave no craftworker or historic building behind. COP26 means now. Join me on Thursday to find out how.

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November 2021

IHBC at COP26 – Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet

1 November - 12 November

A podcast series to raise awareness and understanding of how conservation philosophy and practice contributes towards meeting the challenge of climate change.  Episodes released throughout the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 in Glasgow “COP26” feature sectoral experts sharing their expertise, experience, and views on what’s being done now and what’s to come. Podcast Page Conservation Helpdesk+ Page

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

3 November - 09:00 - 4 November - 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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ICCROM – Heritage Conservation & Climate Action: Building Synergies for Transformative Change

4 November - 11:00 - 15:00

Climate change is increasing the number of disasters and their devastating impacts on lives, properties, livelihoods and cultural heritage. The likelihood of increased weather extremes such as heavy downpours, heat waves, and strong hurricanes and cyclones therefore gives great concern that the number or scale of weather-related disasters will also increase putting heritage at greater risk than ever before. Moreover, greater variability in temperature and precipitation due to climate change is also posing challenges for the conservation of historic built…

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HTVF – Supporting Historic High Streets: Changing Visions for Town Centres

4 November - 12:00 - 14:00

Continuing our popular series on Supporting Historic High Streets, this series of webinars will explore the future of city and town centres, the stores that once anchored them, and the role of place-making. Well before the pandemic, the High Street’s battle against out-of-town and online shopping was in full flow, and ideas about adding leisure activities and a wider range of experiences and uses were coming to the fore. High streets have always reflected our built and social heritage - attracting…

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SLCT – Damp in Buildings

5 November - 09:30 - 13:00
The Queen’s Hall, Charlestown Fife, The Queen's Hall
Charlestown Fife, KY11 3EG United Kingdom
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Are you dealing with damp problems? Then this is for you! Building failure needs to be looked at holistically. Dampness, in particular, is poorly understood and widely misdiagnosed. We are pleased to welcome back Mike Parrett with his back to basics approach, getting to grips with where damp comes from and offers real, practical advice on how to deal with it. This is an online masterclass running over 2 half days Topics include: Latest knowledge on damp in buildings from…

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Building Limes Forum: Conference 2021 – Looking Back Looking Forward

6 November - 08:00 - 17:00

The Building Limes Forum (BLF) is pleased to announce its very first online conference which will be streaming live from Exeter Cathedral on Saturday 6th November 2021. The theme for this year’s annual conference is ‘Looking Back, Looking Forward: learning from the past to inform the future.’ Confirmed speakers include: Nick Durnan on the conservation of Exeter Cathedral’s west front Berenice Humphreys of Cliveden Conservation on Wells Cathedral’s west front Tobias Carleton-Prangnell of Black Pheasant Consultancy on earthen mortars Edd Walker…

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