Gloucestershire | RICS & SPAB Building Conservation Summer School

Seminar 9 am-7.30 pm, 15 - 19 Sep 2019
Western

Don’t miss your opportunity to take part in this crucial event allowing you to validate your status as a building conservation specialist

Now in its 16th year, RICS & SPAB Building Conservation Summer School provides a vital introduction to building conservation, with a view to ensuring those that conserve our nation's heritage will have the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to ensure its protection.

Examine how historic buildings can be repaired, altered and updated without losing their character with in-depth sessions on a variety of topics, including:

  • Building defects and the architectural timeline
  • Solid wall construction
  • Timber decay and repair
  • Structural diagnosis and repair
  • Historic building control
  • Roof coverings and timber framed buildings
  • Stone decay and methods of repair
  • Plain glass and glazing
  • And much more...

Take the opportunity to learn from a hands on one day practical workshop focusing on lime mortars, plastering and pointing. 

Participate in a day trip to nearby incomplete 19th century gothic masterpiece, Woodchester Mansion, where they will have the opportunity to put into practice some of the aspects learnt throughout the school.

Book now: rics.org/summerschool

 

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