Non-Core Curriculum

11 September 2013: Repair Conservation and Cleaning of Historic Stonework
This seminar will look at the principles and methods behind the conservation, repair and cleaning of stone buildings including Traditional construction and craftsmanship, Analysing and detecting causes of deterioration, failure and decay, Methods of repair, Cleaning and finishing,
Specifying and detailing and Quality of repair and what to look for.
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2 October 2013: The Use of Lime in Traditional and Historic Buildings
Lime seems such a basic building material yet is surrounded by many myths and opinions as to its correct use and specification. This seminar will look at the many aspects and uses of lime in building work, especially to old and historic buildings.
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16 October 2013: RIBA Keeping out of Trouble, Leicester Hilton
Speakers on behalf of the Architects Registration Board will present advice on how to prevent common problems that lead to complaints.
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