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Historic Scotland Technical Conservation Summer School

23 - 27 June 2014, Stirling

Jun 12, 2014

Would you like to increase your knowledge of traditional buildings? Historic Scotland’s Technical Conservation Summer School offers the opportunity to improve your skills by obtaining specialist conservation training from some of Scotland’s leading experts in the field.

This week-long training course provides a solid introduction to traditional building materials and their repair and maintenance through a combination of lectures, field trips and hands on sessions. By the end of the week you will have insight into how to approach working with traditional buildings and their component materials.

There are 460,000 traditional buildings in Scotland, ranging from castles to tenements, churches to factories, all of which require appropriate maintenance and repair. Historic Scotland’s Summer School is a unique week long opportunity to learn from top conservation specialists and to experience traditional crafts and building skills first hand.

Find out more about the summer school and book your place

Third year students in a building related discipline can apply for bursary places for more information email hazel.johnson2@scotland.gsi.gov.uk.

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