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.

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