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2015 RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation

For Architects, Engineers, Craftworkers, Contractors, Architectural Conservators, Cultural Resource Managers and Facility Managers

January 20 - May 26, 2015

New York, NY

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Restore Training

Classes begin Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Earn 54 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units, 14 of which qualify for AIA Health, Safety, Welfare Credit. These credits can be used for required professional license re-registration. For more information, visit www.RESTOREtraining.org

RESTORE will begin the 38th year of the RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 — PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE. RESTORE classes meet on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., from November through May at the Dominican Academy, 44 East 68th Street, New York, NY – between Madison and Park and Avenues. RESTORE Laboratory and field-workshop sessions are scheduled during April and May. Register on line at: http://www.RESTOREtraining.org

The RESTORE faculty consists of a team of nationally and internationally renowned building conservators, craftworkers, architects, engineers, chemists, geologists, materials consultants and industrial hygienists. All have had many years of field experience and are recognized leaders in their areas of expertise.

RESTORE offers a materials science approach to architectural conservation. The RESTORE curriculum on Masonry Conservation includes:

January 2015

Introduction/Course Concept: Materials Science Strategy for Masonry Conservation
Philosophy/Methodology of Preservation
Documentation and Analysis of Materials and Problems on Site and in the Lab
February 2015

Stone as a Building Material: Types and Properties, Parts I-IV
Architectural Ceramics: Properties and Manufacture
Decay Processes, Parts I & II
March 2015

Technology of Cleaning Masonry Structures, Parts I – III
Health and Environmental Hazards Inherent in Architectural Preservation, Parts I-IV
April 2015

Mortar and Stucco Manufacture, Reproduction and Installation
Composite Repairs for Stone, Parts I & II
Field Workshop Session: e.g. Replication of Architectural Ornament
May 2015

Mortar Analysis, Matching, Pointing, Caulking, Parts I & II
RESTORE Conservation Laboratory Workshop: Analysis of Conditions on Site and in the Lab
Case Studies on Masonry Conservation
June 2015

Surface Treatments/Consolidants for Masonry, Parts I & II
Field Workshop Session: e.g. Traditional Techniques for Working in Stone
For further information about RESTORE and to register on line, please visit our website at www.RESTOREtraining.org. Follow the links to the RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation.

For questions about RESTORE and its educational programs, please email or call Jan C. K. Anderson or Mike Mecklenburg at RESTORE at (212) 749-1800.

Jan C. K. Anderson

Mike Mecklenburg
Project Director

10 East 40th Street, 40th Floor, New York, N. Y. 10016
Tel: (212) 749-1800 Fax: (212) 749-7448

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Mike Mecklenburg
(212) 749-1800


10 East 40th Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10016 United States
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(212) 749-1800
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119