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Subject: Course on conservation of masonry

Course on conservation of masonry

From: Lisa Mort-Putland <lmort-putland>
Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2002
The Cultural Resource Management Program at the University of
Victoria is pleased to offer the following six-day immersion course
for professionals involved with historic sites, heritage planning
and related organizations.

Studies in Building Conservation: Masonry
September 30 to October 5, 2002

The brick, mortar, tile, and other masonry materials, which shape
both modest and monumental structures, are subject to the ravages of
time, climate, inherent vice, vandalism, and pollution. This
on-campus immersion course develops your ability to manage the
preservation and conservation of historic masonry materials and
structures through both lectures and field studies, with special
emphasis on:

    *    characteristics of masonry materials
    *    structural characteristics of historic masonry buildings
    *    environmental impacts and inherent vice
    *    inspecting masonry structures and analyzing materials
    *    approaches to stabilization and preservation
    *    identifying treatment requirements
    *    preventive maintenance

Instructor: Martin Weaver is Director of the Center for Preservation
Research at Columbia University and has extensive international
consulting experience in building conservation. He is the author of
Conserving Buildings: A Guide to Techniques and Materials.

Dates: September 30 to October 5, 2002, plus a preparatory
Please register by: September 6, 2002
Fee: $643 Canadian funds, credit and non-credit options available
AIBC Core Learning Units: 36

The Cultural Resource Management Program is a registered provider
for the Architectural Institute of British Columbia's Continuing
Education System, offering AIBC-accredited activities for education
learning units.

This course is open to all museum professionals involved in heritage
conservation. Enrolment options allow you to choose to take courses
either to enhance professional development or to build academic
credit. Individual course descriptions and registration forms are
available by contacting us at crmp [at] uvcs__uvic__ca or by visiting

Lisa Mort-Putland
Program Coordinator
Cultural Resource Management Program
Continuing Studies
University of Victoria
PO Box 3030
Victoria BC V8W 3N6
Fax: 250-721-8774

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Received on Tuesday, 27 August, 2002

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