Conservation and Repair of Brick and Flint Masonry

Starts: Monday, 22nd May 2017 - 6.00pm

Ends: Thursday, 25th May 2017 - 3.30pm

Location: West Dean College

About this event

This course provides an understanding of, and basic skills in, the conservation and repair of traditional brick and flint masonry.

The starting point is an understanding of the nature and characteristics of the materials.  A range of brick and flint buildings will be studied to illustrate methods of construction, common failures and decay processes and common problems including poor practices will be identified and solutions investigated.  Methods of repair, joint treatments and cleaning relevant to brick, including gauged brick and flint, will be discussed and form part of the practical sessions.

How to book

For further information about the course, please contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0) 1243 818219 or [email protected] The Professional Development Diploma in Historic Building Conservation and Repair (PDD Building Cons) can be achieved through the successful completion of 10 BCMs and the submission of a final 3,000-word portfolio. For more information about the Diploma please contact the Course Organiser, as above.

 

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