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We invite you to join our skilled professionals as they present a series of lectures at Longmore House.
A half day seminar that will give attendees an overview of the development of Scottish architectural design and construction from ancient times through to the post-medieval period.
This seminar explores the use of stone in Scotland from prehistory to the present, with an overview of geology, petrography, mineralogy and material characteristics.
Discussion of traditional stone use in Scotland, from drystone walls to fine ashlar, including vernacular and regional styles, and how various agents of decay affect the material
The progress in Scottish architectural design and construction techniques during the crucial 18th and 19th centuries
This one day seminar will investigate how the conservation movement grew in Scotland from the 18th through to the late 20th century, and the enshrinement of current principles in international charters.
This one day seminar will explore the recognition of international standards in conservation work and how these have been applied in post-war work in the Scottish context.
A discussion of the overarching framework within which conservation projects are undertaken, with an emphasis on best practice.
This lecture will cover the relationships between the modern town planning movement, international styles of architecture, modern materials and the emerging conservation sector.
Part of the Engine Shed Heavy Metal Week, this event will delve into the history of Scottish ironwork and its conservation.
Talk on the Facial Reconstruction of a Bronze Age skull.
Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum