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RESTORE Course Masonry Conservation

November 19, 2013

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2013 – 2014 RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation For Architects, Engineers, Craftworkers, Contractors and Conservators begins Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

Earn 50 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units, 14 of which qualify for AIA Health, Safety, Welfare credits.

RESTORE classes meet on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., from November through May at the New Church, 114 East 35th Street, New York, NY – between Park and Lexington Avenues. RESTORE Laboratory and field-workshop sessions are scheduled during April and May.

The RESTORE faculty consists of a team of nationally and internationally renowned building conservators, craftworkers, architects, engineers, chemists, geologists, materials consultants and industrial hygienists. All have had many years of field experience and are recognized leaders in their areas of expertise.

RESTORE offers a materials science approach to architectural conservation. The RESTORE curriculum on Masonry Conservation includes:

November 2013

Introduction and Course Concept: A Materials Science Strategy for Masonry Conservation

Philosophy and Methodology of Preservation

Criteria and Requisites for Preservation Work; Documentation and Analysis of Materials and Problems on Site and in the Laboratory

December 2013

Stone as a Building Material: Types and Properties, Parts I – IV

Masonry Decay Processes, Parts I, II & III

January 2014

Architectural Ceramics: Properties and Manufacture

Health and Environmental Hazards Inherent in Architectural Preservation Materials and Processes, Parts I – IV

February 2014

Technology of Cleaning Masonry Structures, Parts I, II & III

Case Studies on Masonry Conservation

March 2014

Mortars Formulation, Analysis, Reproduction and Installation, Parts I & II

Composite Repair Technology for Stone, Parts I & II

April 2014

Pointing and Caulking, Parts I & II

RESTORE Conservation Lab Workshop: Analysis of Conditions on Site and in the Laboratory

Surface Treatments and Consolidants for Masonry Materials, Parts I & II

May 2014

Field Workshop Sessions:

Traditional Techniques for Working in Stone

Replication of Architectural Ornament – Replacement Materials: Terra Cotta and Cast Stone

For further information about RESTORE and to apply on line, click here. Follow the links to the RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation.

For questions about RESTORE and its educational programs, please email or call Jan C. K. Anderson or Mike Mecklenburg at RESTORE at (212) 749-1800.

Jan C. K. Anderson

Mike Mecklenburg
Project Director

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November 19, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119