Memory of Wood – meeting of experts on the topic of historical wood

On 15 June, there will be an expert seminar on the Memory of Wood, which will include practical demonstrations on historic wood, its durability, its enemies and the possibilities of saving it.

The seminar is intended for experts in the field of conservation, experts in the field of rehabilitation of wooden structures, architects, designers and construction companies involved in the reconstruction of historic buildings, as well as administrators or owners of these buildings.

The event takes place from 9 a.m. in Chaloupky Baliny near Velký Meziříčí.

The seminar will open with a lecture “The life cycle of the shrub carpenter as a basis for understanding the risk of infestation” by Ing. Anna Součková, Head of the Materials and Product Testing Laboratory of the Timber and Research Institute. This will be followed by “The centuries-long struggle of man with wood-destroying fungi and insects in buildings – why is the situation still undecided?”, Ing. Marek Polášek, Ph.D., Head of the Research and Development Department of the Timber and Research Institute.

Other speakers will be experts from STOP, z.s., the Institute of Archaeological Heritage Care of Central Bohemia, ADKALIS and H&K WOOD PRESERVATION.

Registration for the event should be sent to,

The event is organized by: ADKALIS S.A. and WOODEXPERT s.r.o. in cooperation with the Timber Research and Development Institute, Prague, s.p. and the Society for Technology of Monument Protection – STOP, z.s.

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