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August 2020

Kingston University – VIRTUAL – Contemporary Classicism: The Orders

10 August - 10:30 - 14 August - 16:00

Course description This week-long online workshop is delivered in partnership with The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU). Students will be introduced to the classical orders and the associated architectural grammar and design principles which the orders underpin. A series of lectures by course tutors and guest specialists of international repute will introduce the role of the orders in architectural design from antiquity to the present day, from the scale of the city to the building and…

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September 2020

Place Services – Traditional Timber Frame Repair and Conservation

9 September - 09:30 - 15:00
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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This day course is aimed at those who are interested in or involved with traditional timber repairs and are looking to learn more about historic carpentry, identifying defects, understanding when repairs are needed and how to approach repairs effectively. The day is divided into three parts: The first session will comprise of two talks which explore how to identify if and when repairs are needed and what repair methods might be appropriate to heavy carpentry. The second session will allow students…

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SLCT – Repairing Traditional Masonry Structures

15 September - 09:30 - 16:30
Merryhill Training Centre KY11 3DR United Kingdom + Google Map

This one day workshop covers the construction and appropriate repair of traditional masonry structures such as culverts, tunnels, light houses, viaducts, canals, harbours, retaining walls, piers and masonry arch bridges using natural stone and the range of lime and early patented cements that have been used in the past as bedding and pointing mortars. These structures contribute so much to the richness of our built heritage and many are still in use after 200+ years. But in many cases, we…

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October 2020

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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