Practical Building Conservation Skill - Diagnostics and repair of old buildings
This three-day executive programme is aimed at government officials in the conservation/heritage sector who would like to gain practical experience with traditional building materials.
Time & Location
10 Jan 2024, 9:00 am – 12 Jan 2024, 5:00 pm
141 Neil Rd, Singapore 088870
About the event
Working with experienced practitioners and researchers, this programme aims to provide practical advice based on understanding established principles and good practices in conserving old buildings and materials in Singapore through lectures, discussions, demonstrations and site visits.
This programme is based on the principle of “maximising preservation and minimising cost” and adopting cautious approaches and solutions to heritage conservation on a case-by-case basis. The topics covered include understanding building materials, their deterioration and potential remedies.
The following common traditional building materials will be included:
• Roofing (clay tiles and copper)
• Lime plaster
• Shanghai plaster
• Develop familiarity with the functions of traditional building elements/materials.
• Systematic understanding of the possible causes and consequences/effects of deterioration.
• Assessment of the building condition using diagnostic evaluations.
• Awareness of the various treatments and repair techniques available.
• Understanding of the significance of care and maintenance.
ArClab, 141 Neil Road, Singapore 088870
SGD 2,750 (excluding prevailing GST rate) per participant
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