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RIBA Advanced, Two Day, Conservation Course

04 July - 05 July
Organized by: RIBA London
RIBA London
66 Portland Place
RIBA Advanced Conservation Course

The RIBA Advanced Conservation Course is an important step in developing your specialism in conservation.


The course’s emphasis is conservation in practice, presenting fresh and diverse projects and case studies that showcase the work of small and emerging, as well as larger well established practices to demonstrate the full range of core skills needed by conservation architects, including the growing importance of the conservation of C20th buildings.


Course content and structure


Day 1 Conservation procedures

Fee bid: group exercise and discussion Specifying repair techniques Retrofit and thermal upgrade The science of conservation Specification: group exercise and discussion

Day 2 Structure, construction and services

Intangible significance discussion Material conservation case studies Conservation of C20th buildings Course leader

Janie Price, Kennedy O’Callaghan Architects

Janie has a diploma in conservation from the AA and is accredited as SCA and AABC. Her work includes conservation architect for Bletchley Park and the Antarctic Heritage Trust.


She is experienced in a wide variety of conservation work at all work stages, from medieval farmhouses to palaces and design guidance in conservation areas.


She was co-speaker on the RIBA Conservation Course in 2017 and is an assessor for the conservation register for the RIBA and CARE.


Days 1 and 2 will be delivered by Janie, with a co-speaker and guest speakers where indicated.


Speakers may vary from course to course to suit availability and location, however, the course content will remain consistent.


Andrew Shepherd, from Andrew Shepherd will be delivering some content during this course.

Course speakers Ian and Michael Crick-SmithPaint Conservation Peter Banister, Hutton and Rostron, Damp and building pathology Linda Salamoun and Dan Mackenzie, Steensen Varming, Services and environment in historic buildings Scott Sigal and Inigo Menchacatorre, St Astier and Tony Barker, Telling Lime, Properties, use and specification of lime Robert Greer, PAYE, Stone, brick terra cotta and concrete conservation Kit Webb, Historian, Significance assessments and heritage reports Elyse Howell-Price, GRP Conservation at Hermann Miller Anna Joynt, Allies and Morrison, Thermal upgrade and gate conservation George Ballard, GBS, Advanced surveying techniques John Izod, Plasterer Core Curriculum Topics Building, conservation and heritage Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance Procurement and contracts Architecture for social purpose Terms and Conditions Cancellations are acceptable in writing up to 20 working days of the event, please contact cpdlondon@riba.org for cancellation requests. Substitutes are permitted at any time, please contact cpdlondon@riba.org for substitution requests. The RIBA accepts no responsibility for the views or opinions expressed by speakers or any other person at the event. A photographer will cover this event and the images may be used to publicise future RIBA events. By accepting an invitation or purchasing a ticket you consent to being photographed, filmed or recorded as a visitor attending the event. If the RIBA has to postpone or cancel the event the booker is entitled to a full refund of the ticket price only. On entry to the event you agree to accept and abide by any venue rules. The RIBA reserves the right to refuse admission to any ticket holder. The details you provide will be processed in line with the RIBA's GDPR obligations. For information on how we handle your personal data please see our Privacy Policy.