Practical Building Conservation is a 1, 2, 6 or 9 day program in the conservation of traditional buildings, structures and fabric, held at the World Heritage inscribed Woolmers & Brickendon Estates in Longford, Tasmania. It offers a unique mix of theory, demonstrations and involvement in practical conservation works, benefiting both the participants and the sites.
Participants can attend the 6 day program, which includes structured face‐to‐face workshops on Days 3 and 6 on the subjects of Lime Mortars & Plastering, and Roofing, and extend the program to 9 days, by staying on with the expert facilitators, furthering their physical contribution to the site conservation works. Alternatively, attend one or both of the specialist one day structured workshops.
- Investigate significant building fabric, structures and sites.
- Learn how to obtain long term sustainable conservation outcomes in real life situations.
- Share knowledge and experience with conservation practitioners.
- Understand environmental impacts, deterioration and how to deal with complex challenges.
- Participate in hands‐on activities with experienced practitioners.
- Relax and learn in an outstanding cultural landscape.
Download the Longford Academy ‘Practical Building Conservation’ Autumn Program for more information.
Enquiries by email to Greg Owen.