Book now for Longford Academy 4: 6-10 May 2013

LA4: QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
Investigation and repair of significant building fabric
6–10 May 2013   

The fourth ‘Longford Academy’ (LA4) is a short program in the conservation of traditional structures to be held at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates at Longford, Tasmania (World Heritage inscribed).

Aims

  • Understand environmental impacts, deterioration and how to deal with complex challenges
  • Investigate significant building fabric
  • Learn how to obtain sustainable conservation outcomes
  • Share knowledge and experience with experienced conservation practitioners
  • Relax and learn in an environment rich in history in a World Heritage cultural landscape

Presenters

APT participants have extensive experience in conservation and education. Heritage specialists demonstrate techniques and lead hands-on field activities at selected sites.

Activities

Activities include inspections, workshops, demonstrations and direct involvement in conservation works across both sites. Reports on activities undertaken during previous editions of the Longfor Academy are available on this website:

LA1 2010
LA2 2011
LA3 2012

Dates

LA4 will run for 5 days, commencing on Monday 6 May and end on Friday 10 May 2013.

Participation Fee

A daily participation fee of $75 ($50 APT members) covers materials, site costs, refreshments and lunches. Single-day attendance subject to place availability.

Accommodation

B&B accommodation is available on site at Woolmers Estate (www.woolmers.com.au) and Brickendon Estate (www.brickendon.com.au). Bookings direct to Woolmers and Brickendon.

Enquiries and Bookings

Enquiries: email the convenor

Bookings: download the LA4 booking form, complete and email to the convenor

Notice: download a one page version of this notice

THE ‘LONGFORD ACADEMY’ IS A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN CONSERVATION SPONSORED BY THE PARTICIPANTS
An initiative of APT Australasia Chapter, Woolmers Estate, Brickendon, the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) and Heritage Tasmania.

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