A series of heritage conservation workshops covering technical and planning topics will be held as part of the 200-year anniversary celebrations at the National Trust Centre (at Observatory Hill in Sydney) during February – April 2015. The APT Australasia Chapter has partnered with the City of Sydney; Australia ICOMOS; Australian Institute of Architects, NSW Chapter; Building Limes Forum Australia and the National Trust of Australia (NSW) to present this series of sustainable heritage conservation workshops. Workshop presenters are subject specialists, leading practitioners and skilled tradespeople. Workshops include presentations, demonstrations, site inspections and hands-on activities, and include refreshments and lunch at full day workshops.
|7 Feb 2015||History and Archaeology: meaning and management|
|21 Feb 2015||Planning and Heritage in Context: managing change to heritage places|
|28 Feb 2015||Understanding and working with lime|
|7 Mar 2015||Exterior applied finishes: technology and application|
|14 Mar 2015||Dealing with damp and re-pointing mortar joints|
|21 Mar 2015||Keeping the water out: roofing and plumbing|
|28 Mar 2015||Understanding and working with wood (on site in Sutherland; address provided on registration)|
|11 Apr 2015||Designing for sustainable change|
|18 Apr 2015||Interior plaster, decoration and finishes:
Part 1 Research
|25 Apr 2015||Interior plaster, decoration and finishes:
Part 2 Conservation
|$160.00||Members of APT, Australia ICOMOS or National Trust; City of Sydney property owners; licensed tradespeople|
Bookings for these workshops now open. Book online now for your place at one or more of these workshops, or call (02) 9258 0141.