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RIBA Conservation Course - Birmingham 2017
Thu, 19 Oct 2017, 10:00 – Fri, 27 Oct 2017, 17:00 BST
The RIBA Conservation Course is an important step on the ladder towards a specialism in conservation
It will provide you with a framework of knowledge and understanding to support your decision making process on projects and enable you to apply for recognition of your skills within the RIBA and other Conservation Accreditation Schemes.
Who is the course for?
The course is aimed at architects and other construction professionals who:
- wish to develop their specialism in conservation architecture
- want to develop practical knowledge and skills in conservation
- wish to refresh their knowledge or formalise learning from experience in the field
- need to provide evidence to support their application onto the RIBA Conservation Register and other accreditation schemes.
Course content and structure
This four day course addresses the philosophical and practical requirements associated with the responsibility of working on a historic building. Attending the course will help you develop critical awareness and knowledge of conservation work and be of direct practical application. It is structured as a four day intensive course comprising three workshop based days and a practical application day.
- Day 1 Philosophy and ethics
- Day 2 Practical conservation
- Day 3 Operational conservation
- Day 4 Site visits and the RIBA accreditation application process
Keith Knight BAHons DipArch(Shef) MA(York) IHBC RIBA SCA is an RIBA Accredited Specialist Conservation Architect with over 30 years’ experience in the private, public and voluntary sectors. This includes appointments as Building Conservation Officer at a National Park and a London Borough and English Heritage where he was Historic Buildings Architect. He has served on the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Panel of Expert Advisors, the Yorkshire Design Review Panel and the Council of the IHBC. He has set up several buildings preservation trusts and was Director of the South Yorkshire Buildings Preservation Trust, with a brief to bring “buildings at risk” back into beneficial use. He sits on the national Casework Panel for Council for British Archaeology, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough Historic Churches Committee and is an assessor for the Civic Trust Awards.
His consultancy work ranges from large mixed use master planning schemes to one off listed buildings. Major projects include the Isis Waterside Regeneration and Yorkshire Forward £45m Tower Works development in Leeds. On its formation he was appointed as an assessor for the RIBA register of Conservation architect. He is director of Dean Knight Partnership in York.
Throughout the course, Keith Knight will be joined by:
David McDonald BSc Dip TP Dip Cons(AA) IHBC, Director Historic Environment Training Ltd
Marion Barter BA JtHons(Nott) MA(York) IHBC, Director The Architectural History Practice
Janie Price BSc(Hons) Dipl Arch(Cantab) PGDipl Cons(AA) RIBA SCA AABC, Partner Kennedy O’Callaghan Architects
Core Curriculum: 1. Context 2. Compliance
Terms & Conditions
- Cancellations are permitted up to 28 days before the event, delegate substitutions are accepted at any time; please contact the relevant office for cancellation/substitution requests.
- An email will be sent to confirm your place after you have made your booking via Eventbrite links or other methods. A second email confirming venue along with map/directions will be sent to you approximately 7-10 days before the event.
- Bookings at the member rates will only be accepted if accompanied by a valid membership number.
- A photographer may cover this event and the photographs may be used to publicise future RIBA events.