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).
- 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
APT participants have extensive experience in conservation and education. Heritage specialists demonstrate techniques and lead hands-on field activities at selected sites.
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:
LA4 will run for 5 days, commencing on Monday 6 May and end on Friday 10 May 2013.
A daily participation fee of $75 ($50 APT members) covers materials, site costs, refreshments and lunches. Single-day attendance subject to place availability.
Enquiries and Bookings
Enquiries: email 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.