We are delighted to present this series of 6 seminars on Historic Building Conservation. These will run weekly from the 2 September at 4pm – 5pm and will cover every aspect of a building from the roofs to the interiors, from the walls to the floors presented by Kevin Stubbs who is a well known historic building consultant.
Kevin StubbsBA (HonsArch Dip.Build.Cons.(AA) Cert.Ed. IHBC
Kevin is a Historic Buildings Consultant with a wealth of experience within both the public sector and private consultancy. He undertakes the historic analysis of buildings and produces: statements of significance; method statements; impact assessments and specifications for the repair and conservation of traditional buildings and project management.He is a thorough and very popular speaker and lectures for various CPD providers, Universities and national building conservation organizations including SPAB, and the Weald and Downland Museum.
Thursday 2 September – Introduction to our heritage
Discovering our heritage
Dating the building
The range of statutory protection including listing and conservation areas
Agents of building decay
Common structural and decay problems
Thursday 9 September – Bricks Stone and Mortar
The history, care and repair of historic brickwork
The care and repair of historic stonework
Understanding historic mortars and the use of lime in conservation
Thursday 16 September – Historic roofing, thatch shingle and tile
Thatch, problmes of decay, selection of materials, fire and fire mitigation
Shingle, decay and repairincluding selection of materials
Tile, history, manufacture, problems of decay and repair
Thursday 23 September – Historic roofing, slate, lead and otehr sheet materials
Slate, Metamorphic and stone, history and quarrying, problems of failure, selection of materials and repair.
Lead, flashings and lead sheet, problems including under sheet corrosion, acid attack, correct detailing and installation.
Other sheet materials and rainwater disposal.
Chimney pots and roofscapes
Thursday 30 September – Timber framed structures
The historic development of timber frames and roof structures
Causes of decay and failure including mechanical failure, rot and insect attack.
Approach to structural repairs, selection and use of materials and techniques.
Thursday 7 October – The devil is in the detail
The statutory requirements to understanding historic buildings before repair or alteration.
Understanding the history & past changes.
External details, materials, design, status & significance.
Internal details, materials, design, status & significance
Time: 1600 – 1700
Book all sessions and save 25% off the individual session fee
All sessions will be available as recordings
Price: £20.00 plus VAT (£24.00) per session or the full series for £90.00 plus VAT (£108.00)
Online via zoom
Who should attend?
These will be an invaluable sessions to anyone with a professional or personal interest in the fabric and conservation of historic buildings.
How to book
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