Seminar and webinar Special use of wood in historical buildings

The Society for Technology and Preservation of Historic Places, STOP, is hosting a seminar and simultaneous webinar for professionals on March 31, 2022. Key in this seminar will be historic buildings in terms of their significant attributes that characterize the building type. Three groups of buildings have been selected: religious, vernacular and technical or utilitarian buildings. The aim is to develop a dialogue and provide information on the use, selection and processing of the wood of the selected buildings, on the objects and products that are typical of these buildings.

The seminar is intended for the staff of heritage institutes, state and local authorities, administrators of heritage buildings, restorers and conservators, architects and planners, students and teachers of vocational schools and others interested in the preservation of monuments.

One of the lecturers is a representative of the Timber Research Institute, Ing. Marek Polášek, Ph.D. The topic of his lecture will be Snippets from a mosaic – the use of specific properties of certain wood species in the past.

Místo konání: Přednášková aula domu ABF, Nadace pro rozvoj architektury a stavitelství.

Registration and detailed program on the organizer’s website here.

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