Building conservation masterclass

Conservation and Repair of Timber with Joe Thompson

Ref: B3D08212

£706.00

Summary

This course provides an intensive introduction to historic timber-framed structures. It begins by examining the original methods of framing and construction and then concentrates on problems, failures and methods of repair. The course takes place at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, but lunch and evening lectures are at West Dean College. For further information about the course, please contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0)1243 818219 or cpd@westdean.org.uk The Professional Development Diploma in Historic Building Conservation and Repair (PDD Building Cons) can be achieved through the successful completion of 10 BCMs and the submission of a final 3,000-word portfolio. For more information about the Diploma please contact the Course Organiser, as above.

Tutors

Joe Thompson

Joe Thompson - BCM Course Leader

Joe of Sussex Oak and Iron is carpenter in residence at the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. He teaches a range of historic carpentry courses at the museum. He has developed a keen analytical eye and a scholar's passion for following and interpreting the evidence along with a natural skill in teaching.

Accommodation

Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

Courses of interest

Open Days - register today

Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options, and find out about funding at our next Open Days on:

Friday 7 December 2018
Saturday 9 February 2019

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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