Tag: Traditional Building Skills


CPD Seminar: Essentials of Timber Conservation: Latest Developments, Techniques & Legislation

CPD Seminar: Essentials of Timber Conservation: Latest Developments, Techniques & Legislation

Engineers Ireland present a CPD Seminar on Wednesday 21st September 2016. Click on this link for more information: Timber Conservation Seminar Conservation Engineering for Timber can be a specialised area but knowledge of the behaviour of timber is an essential requirement for anyone likely to encounter structural timber. As the Government is once again emphasising re-use and rejuvenation of the older town centres in particular, the role...

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West Dean College, England:  Building Conservation Masterclasses

West Dean College, England: Building Conservation Masterclasses

A programme of three-day short courses recognised by Historic England, the Building Conservation masterclasses provide training in technical and practical skills in the repair and maintenance of historic structures.  The courses are aimed at those who need to develop practical skills and also those who need to understand, specify and supervise these skills. They are relevant to craftspeople, conservators, conservation officers, architects, surveyors, planners, construction...

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Galway’s Heritage Building Show, Portumna, Sat 7 & Sun 8th May 2016

Galway’s Heritage Building Show, Portumna, Sat 7 & Sun 8th May 2016

Traditional Building Skills on Show A weekend of traditional building skills demonstrations and conservation talks will take place at the OPW’s Portumna Castle.  Portumna Castle will become a onestop destination for owners in need of accurate, impartial and free advice on caring and repairing their old buildings. Click here to view the full brochure