APT Kansas City 2015 - November 1-5 - The Brass on Baltimore

WS1–Conservation of Modern Concrete

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Workshop FULL, waiting list only.

This training event supported in part by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training





Sunday and Monday, November 1 and 2
8:00–5:00 pm

The two-day workshop will primarily cover cast and precast concrete. It will include presentations with integrated case studies, as well as several hands-on sessions. The workshop will address preservation philosophy and methodologies, strategies, approaches, and options in conserving concrete. The focus will be on modern concrete. Specific topics will include assessment and nondestructive testing, laboratory studies, concrete cleaning, repairs (including matching modern historic concrete), corrosion mitigation, and protection.  A Kansas City structural engineer with experience in historic concrete repair will be part of the workshop along with a contractor with extensive experience with historic concrete repair.

  Sauk Institute, La Jolla, California

Learning Objectives:  
• Understand the history and manufacture of historic and modern concrete.
• Understand what factors contribute to deterioration of concrete, and how deterioration of these materials can be investigated, evaluated, and analyzed.
• Understand how to develop appropriate repair and conservation treatments, strategies and goals for historic and modern concrete.
• Understand how appropriate repair and conservation treatments are tailored for specific projects and implemented.

Fee: $550. Fee Includes: Breakfasts, lunches and materials
Location: Day 1 – Grill Room, Baltimore Club. Day 2 – Grill Room, Baltimore Club
Transportation: If needed, APT will provide bus or shuttle to/from Baltimore Club
Dress Code: Casual (jeans) with good walking shoes
Recommended Equipment: Notebook, camera and work examples for possible discussion with colleagues
Maximum attendance: 35
Handicapped Accessibility: Email APT for details
Continuing Education Credits: 13 hours

Paul Gaudette, Principal, FACI, FAPT
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Deborah Slaton, Principal, FAPT
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Jack Pyburn, Principal, FAIA, FAPT
Lord Aeck Sargent

Susan Macdonald, Head of Field Projects
Getty Conservation Institute

Thomas L. Rewerts, FACI

Keith Niles, Superintendent
Quality Restorations, Inc.

L. Brad Shotwell, Associate Principal
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

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