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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, … Continue reading

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Australian contributions to the Building Technology Heritage Library

The start of 2019 marked the beginning of a project to add new Australian, European and American documents to the Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) supported by the APT Australasia Chapter. These documents come from the collection of Professor Miles … Continue reading

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Longford Masterclasses – Spring 2018

Masterclasses at Longford Masonry and Mortars, Wood Carpentry, and Roofing Repair Methods 27 Aug – 1 Sept 2018  The Longford Academy Masterclasses are collaborative learning activities led by experienced APT specialist practitioner educators. Participants work on conservation tasks under direction … Continue reading

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Longford Academy LA8 – workshops

This is an update on arrangements for the Longford Academy LA8 to be held 8-13 May 2017. The Longford Academy is now fully subscribed this year.  However, registrations for two workshops which will be run on Tuesday 9 and Saturday … Continue reading

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Longford Academy LA8 – registrations open now

The eighth annual Longford Academy (LA8) will be held at Brickendon and Woolmers Estates (World Heritage-inscribed) in Tasmania from 8-13 May 2017. The Longford Academy is a collaborative learning program led by experienced APT specialist practitioner educators. Participants are engaged … Continue reading

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“Are We Finished?” – People grounded in the traditions that made Melbourne marvellous

“Are We Finished?” – a two-day exploration of decorative finishing trades, techniques and conservation at Labassa and Rippon Lea, Victoria; 4-5 October 2016 Thirty tradespeople and heritage conservation professionals enjoyed two days of demonstrations, activities and discussions on specialist finishing trades … Continue reading

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Vale Bruce Petry

Bruce Petry   M.Arch B.BSc  ICOMOS  NZCCM  ANZIA Conservation Architect It is with enormous sadness that we communicate the passing of Bruce. Bruce was a significant force in the Heritage New Zealand world since beginning his professional career at the … Continue reading

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