The Building Conservation Directory 2021

172 T H E B U I L D I N G CO N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C TO R Y 2 0 2 1 C AT H E D R A L COMMU N I C AT I ON S COURSES & TRAINING ◾ BUILDING CONSERVATION SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester GL7 6JS Email CONSERVATION COURSE : Four and a half days of immersive training in building conservation led by experienced conservation-focussed chartered building surveyors, Marianne Suhr, Stephen Boniface and Duncan Philips, and presented by 20 experts in a wide variety of fields. The school is arguably the most comprehensive short course in the UK for anyone seeking a career in the repair of old buildings. ◾ CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL 124 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ Tel 020 7735 2306 Email COURSES AND TRAINING : With over 100 years’ experience of teaching the carvers and conservators of tomorrow, the Art School offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Historic Carving (Wood or Stone, including lettering) and in Conservation (Books & Paper or 3-D Objects). With a focus on teaching traditional hand-skills combined with state-of-the-art technology and contemporary practice, the school is committed to providing a high tutor-to-student ratio and small-group learning. Its tutors are all experienced practitioners and experts in their fields. The school also has strong industry links, which provide its students with prestigious live projects, commissions and placements and its range of grants can help students’ funding. ◾ GACHES PLASTERWORK Stonehouse Farm, 36 Station Road, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire PE6 8RQ Tel 01778 342188 Mob 07957 565648 Email TRADITIONAL PLASTERING COURSES : See also: display entry in Plasterwork, page 166. ◾ UNIVERSITY OF BATH Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Bath BA2 7AY Tel 01225 385115 Email MASTER’S DEGREE (MSc) IN THE CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS : First for Architecture (2020 Complete University Guide and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) . Taking place within the UNESCO world heritage city of Bath the course is one- year full time. Taught by leading experts, the course provides technical training in materials, construction and skills and structural conservation, the management of conservation projects, adaptive re-use and research methods, within an academic framework of conservation philosophy and the international legal regime of charters and standards. Through lectures, seminars, case study field visits and group projects with students on other construction-related MSc programmes, the course prepares you for a range of professional positions. To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in any discipline relating to the built environment including architecture, engineering, surveying, planning, geography, archaeology, history, management, or other disciplines such as history of art where you wish to gain a vocational degree. ◾ WEALD AND DOWNLAND LIVING MUSEUM Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0EU Tel 01243 811021 Email CONSERVATION TRAINING, SERVICES AND SUPPLIES : The museum has a well-established reputation as a provider of specialist training in historic building conservation. The 50 historic buildings reconstructed on the site give the museum an unrivalled teaching resource in this specialised field. Courses for surveyors, architects, conservation officers and craftspeople are eligible for CPD certificates. MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation are validated by the University of York. The exciting and innovative Downland Gridshell building provides workshop space and artefact storage. Research library designed for professional use. • Obtain key skills in conservation with practical skills-based workshops and lectures. • Study flexible, part-time two days per month (with Saturday provision). • Recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC), and contributes towards becoming a Member of the Architects Accredited in Building Conservation. FOR FURTHER DETAILS VISIT BCU.AC.UK/CONSERVATION-MA OR CONTACT KATRIONA.BYRNE@BCU.AC.UK MA/PGDIP/PGCERT CONSERVATION OF THE HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT FLEXIBLE PART-TIME POSTGRADUATE STUDY IS YOUR BRONZE BEHAVING BADLY? A n Online Short C ourse in The Principles of C onservation for B ronze Objects Sculptural and A rchitectural course-bronze Learn from Lucy Branch MA ACR