Registrations open for Longford Academy 10

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.

Download the registration form in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format or in Word  format, complete it, and email it to the organiser.

Enquiries by email to Greg Owen.

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