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Longford Academy – Planning a strong future in new hands

This year the Longford Academy will celebrate its tenth year.  And this brings exciting changes for the future of these hands-on building conservation courses at the World Heritage Sites of Woolmers and Brickendon Estates in Longford, Tasmania. Donald Ellsmore, Convenor … Continue reading

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Limestone and Lime Building Techniques in Puglia, Italy

Report on APT Australasia Chapter members’ investigation of limestone and lime building techniques in Puglia, Italy In late October 2018, a group of Australian and New Zealand members met in Ostuni, Puglia, to immerse in the traditional building culture of … Continue reading

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Longford Academy 9 open for registration

LONGFORD ACADEMY 9 Investigation and repair of significant building fabric Monday 7 May to Saturday 12 May 2018 The ‘Longford Academy’ is a 6-day program in conservation of traditional structures and building fabric, held at World Heritage inscribed Woolmers and … Continue reading

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Longford Academy 2017 Spring Program

The APT Australasia Chapter has responded to the increased demand for participation at the annual Longford Academy with a new APT Longford Academy Spring Program to be held at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates, Tasmania, in late August 2016.  This will comprise three activities. LA Spring Masterclass for Wood Practitioners … 22-26 August 2016 A master class for […]

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“Are we finished” – Materials Conservation Workshop, 4-5 October 2016, Melbourne

“Are we finished” is a 2 day materials conservation workshop to be held on 4-5 October 2016 at Labassa in Melbourne.  This workshop is being organised in conjunction with the Australia ICOMOS “The People’s Ground” conference. The workshop will include an … Continue reading

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Longford Academy 2016 Spring Program

The APT Australasia Chapter has responded to the increased demand for participation at the annual Longford Academy with a new APT Longford Academy Spring Program to be held at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates, Tasmania, in late August 2016.  This will comprise … Continue reading

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Report from LA7 – May 2016

Forty-three local and international participants, and nine presenters and coordinators, attended the seventh annual  ‘Longford Academy’ (LA7) at the World Heritage Inscribed sites Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Estate in Northern Tasmania. LA7 concluded successfully on Friday 13 May 2016 — … Continue reading

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