RIBA Advanced Conservation Course - Birmingham October 2019

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The Bond

180-182 Fazeley Street

Birmingham

B5 5SE

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RIBA Advanced Conservation Course

The RIBA Advanced Conservation Course is an important step in developing your specialism in conservation. The course’s emphasis is conservation in practice, presenting fresh and diverse projects and case studies that showcase the work of small and emerging, as well as larger well established practices to demonstrate the full range of core skills needed by conservation architects, including the growing importance of the conservation of C20th buildings.

Course content and structure

Day 1 Conservation theory and practice:

  • Services, environment and lighting in historic buildings
  • Services at the Palace of Westminster and the role of research and BIM in driving innovation in conservation practice
  • Retrofit and thermal upgrade theory and practice
  • Railings conservation: an SCA case study, including group exercise and discussion on fee preparation, project strategy and the conservation register

Day 2 Conservation theory and practice:

  • Properties, use and specification of lime
  • Dealing with damp in historic buildings
  • Paint conservation theory and practice

And 1 from the following:

  • Heritage BIM
  • OR Degrees of Conservation – case studies by PAYE
  • OR Intangible significance: discussion

Course leader

Janie Price, Kennedy O’Callaghan Architects
Janie has a diploma in conservation from the AA and is accredited as SCA and AABC. Her work includes conservation architect for Bletchley Park and the Antarctic Heritage Trust.

She is experienced in a wide variety of conservation work at all work stages, from medieval farmhouses to palaces and design guidance in conservation areas. She was co-speaker on the RIBA Conservation Course in 2017 and is an assessor for the conservation register for the RIBA and CARE.

Days 1 and 2 will be delivered by Janie, with a co-speaker and guest speakers where indicated. Speakers may vary from course to course to suit availability and location, however, the course content will remain consistent. Andrew Shepherd, from Andrew Shepherd will be delivering some content during this course.

Janie Price, Kennedy O’Callaghan Architects

Janie has a diploma in conservation from the AA and is accredited as SCA and AABC. Her work includes conservation architect for Bletchley Park and the Antarctic Heritage Trust.

She is experienced in a wide variety of conservation work at all work stages, from medieval farmhouses to palaces and design guidance in conservation areas. She was co-speaker on the RIBA Conservation Course in 2017 and is an assessor for the conservation register for the RIBA and CARE.

Days 1 and 2 will be delivered by Janie, with guest speakers. Some speakers vary from course to course to suit availability and location as indicated on the programme.

Course speakers for Birmingham:

  • Ian and Michael Crick-Smith of Crick Smith: Paint Conservation
  • Peter Banister of Hutton and Rostron: Damp and building pathology
  • Linda Salamoun and Tom Taylor of Steensen Varming: Services, Environment and lighting in historic buildings
  • Scott Sigal and Inigo Menchacatorre of St Astier and Tony Barker of Telling Lime: Properties, use and specification of lime
  • Anna Joynt of Allies and Morrison: retrofit versus a conservation approach to upgrading historic buildings. Repairs and alterations to historic railings – an SCA application case study
  • Henrik Schoenefeld: Services in the Palace of Westminster and the role of research in driving innovation in conservation practice

Other lectures depending on availability, may include

  • Joanna Hull: BIM for heritage: Information modelling and management, theory and practice
  • Robert Greer of PAYE: Conservation or restoration? Stone, brick, terra cotta and concrete case studies
  • OR
  • delegates may be asked to prepare a 5-minute presentation on “Intangible Heritage” for review and discussion led by Janie Price. This will be explained on Day 1

Core Curriculum Topics

1. Building, conservation and heritage
2. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance
3. Procurement and contracts
4. Architecture for social purpose

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180-182 Fazeley Street

Birmingham

B5 5SE

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