Longford Academy Summer School 2022

Delphine

Longford Academy

Summer: Summer School in Building Conservation Longford Academy aims to run the summer school in 2022 — pencil in 6–12 February 2022 and APT will keep you posted. Those enrolled or who have expressed interest for this year’s course (2021) will be put on Longford Academy’s mailing list for Summer School 2022 so you get the earliest notification of registrations … Read More

Longford Academy Autumn Masterclass 11-16 May 2020

Delphine

APT International

Autumn: Practical Building Conservation This six-day course introduces participants to the practical aspects of building conservation. Topics covered include documentation of works, dealing with damp and extracting salts, lime-based materials, diagnosing timber decay and repair needs, roofing and metals. Practical activities are reinforced by theory sessions and discussions. Suitable for all those involved in building conservation (whether specifiers or those … Read More

Longford Academy Summer School in Building Conservation

Delphine

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This seven-day course focuses on traditional building materials including stone, brick, mortar, plaster, wood, metals and finishes. It covers their properties, how they weather and decay, and how they are best conserved. Topics include salt attack and rising damp, repointing of mortar joints, timber decay and termites, and galvanic corrosion of metals. Theory sessions are supported by inspections on the … Read More

Longford Academy Spring Masterclass

Delphine

Spring: Specialist Masterclasses A number of masterclasses are run concurrently, focusing on particular aspects of conservation practice. In recent years these have included: lime mortars and plasters in conservation practice carpentry and joinery conservation techniques roofing and roof plumbing repair & reproduction methods traditional and decorative finishing Participants choose one masterclass stream, but are able to ‘cross’ streams for certain … Read More