APT Stone Conservation Course in Stirling, Scotland

Date: May 7 - 12, 2018

APT has announced an upcoming six-day stone-conservation course in Stirling, Scotland, from May 7-12, 2018. APT is partnering with Historic Environment Scotland (HES), the public body that cares for Scotland's historic environment; the course will be hosted at the Engine Shed, HES's Building Conservation Centre. Participants will engage with historic-preservation professionals to address such topics as the geology and quarrying of stone; traditional and modern masonry techniques; stone weathering and deterioration; stone cleaning, conservation, and repair; stone specification, matching, and compatibility; building standards; climate change; and energy efficiency. The workshop will feature lectures, discussions, hands-on demonstrations, and site visits, which may include trips to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dunkeld, and the Scottish Lime Centre.

Please email if you are interested in attending. Space is limited! The workshop registration fee, which will be about $1,500 to $2,000, will include accommodation for six nights, workshop materials, transportation, and admission fees for site visits. Participants are responsible for airfare, travel to and from Stirling, and two meals per day.

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