Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings

Title: Nuts and Bolts! Four Centuries of Technical Preservation Issues in New York City Buildings
Location: 232 East 11th Street
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Description: This course will examine restoration projects on buildings ranging from the 17th to the 20th century, looking at specific structures to represent the construction methods of each particular period. Presenters, including two architects, an engineer and an architectural conservator will give in-depth presentations on all aspects of a building renovation and restoration including sensitive engineering methods, materials conservation, facade maintenance, structural stability and methodologies. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how materials, construction systems and techniques have evolved over three centuries and the proper approach to deal with different challenges.
Start Time: 09:00
Date: 2013-04-17

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