CPD: Traditional Construction

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29-11-2017 - 29-11-2017 17:30 - 20:00 Architecture and Design Scotland, Bakehouse Close, 146 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DDView on map

Architecture and Design Scotland are collaborating with the Scottish Traditional Building Forum and the Chartered Institute of Building to deliver this evening of CPD on traditional construction.

Topics include:

Stone selection & matching

  • Why stone matching is an essential part of any masonry repair
  • Identifying suitable quarries
  • Implications of a failed stone match

Repair and restoration of historic masonry

  • Correct detailing for masonry structures
  • Common causes of damage and how to eliminate them
  • The range of techniques for repair and restoration

Flat roofing repair and maintenance

  • Carbon Capturing Flat Roofing Materials
  • Safe use of heat and alternatives to heat
  • Guarantees – who is guaranteeing what
  • NFRC Householders Guide to Flat Roofing

These CPDs will be provided by experts from the Stone Federation GB, British Geological Survey and National Federation Of Roofing Contractors.

This event is free.

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