Repair, conservation and cleaning of historic stonework

26 September 2013

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Venue:

The Royal York Hotel, York

Description:

This seminar will look at the principles and methods behind the conservation, repair and cleaning of stone buildings:

  • Traditional construction and craftsmanship;
  • Analysing and detecting causes of deterioration, failure and decay
  • Cleaning and finishing
  • Specifying and detailing
  • Quality of repair and what to look for.

Speaker: Dr Alex Holton BA (Hons) MA (Dist.) PhD, Heritage Consultant for architects Purcell, Research Associate at The University of York

RIBA Core Curriculum topic: Context: understanding historic buildings.

Fees:

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

Contact:

0113 389 9870
riba.yorkshire@riba.org

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 Yorkshire:
The use of lime in traditional and historic buildings, 26  September 2013, York

Organiser:

RIBA Yorkshire

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