Repair and conservation of timber framed structures in historic buildings

11 July 2013

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM


Armada House Conference & Events, Armada House, Telephone Avenue, Bristol BS1 4BQ


This seminar will look at old and historic timber framed buildings and structures and will be presented by one of the UK’s leading timber framed experts, Richard Harris.

It will include:

  • History and background to timber framed buildings;
  • Types and classification of timber frame and their evolution;
  • Traditional construction materials  - characteristics, sources, preparation;
  • Techniques of construction; jointing and detailing;
  • Analysing problems;
  • Repair and refurbishment techniques;
  • Specifying and selecting materials;
  • Workmanship.

Speaker: Richard Harris MA Cantab AADip, Research Director of the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Author of best selling book Discovering Timber Framed Buildings, lecturer and consultant

RIBA Core Curriculum topic: Context: understanding historic buildings


RIBA/ CIAT Members - £55 + VAT 
Others - £80 + VAT
RIBA Student Member - £15 + VAT


Michelle Taylor
0844 800 2767

Other events in the series:

Please click on the following link for more information on the Conservation- traditional building materials programme of CPD.

Other events in the series in Bristol:
Conservation of old brickwork, 11 July 2013 


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