• Feb 18 - May 12
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm

RIAI CPD Links: Conserving Your Dublin Period House (Spring 2020 by IGS)

  • RIAI CPD Links
  • Dublin
Date:
Tuesday 18 February 2020 - Tuesday 12 May 2020
Time:
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Cost:
All 12 Talks: €125; All 12 Talks + Walking Tour: €140; Individual Lecture: €15
Location:
Irish Georgian Society, City Assembly House, 58 South William Street, Dublin 2

Event Information

A twelve-week lunchtime talk series presented by the Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council to be held from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesdays in February, March, April and May at the Irish Georgian Society’s City Assembly House, 58 South William Street, Dublin 2. Structured CPD points are available from the provider.

The Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council have assembled a team of conservation experts to present a series of talks on the history and significance of Dublin’s period houses and practical advice on their conservation. Attendance at the talks will greatly benefit owners of all periods and types of houses, from the modest Edwardian artisan dwelling to the substantial red-bricks of the Victorian suburbs and the fine townhouses of our Georgian city squares,providing an ‘A to Z’ for their care and conservation. 

Schedule

Tuesday 18 February
Dublin’s Domestic Architecture: its historic stylistic evolution by Charles Duggan, Heritage Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 25 February
Protected Structure Policy and Legislation by Jacqui Donnelly, Senior Architect, Built Heritage Policy, Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht

Tuesday 3 March
Maintenance and Controlling Damp in your Period House by Frank Keohane, Chartered Building Surveyor accredited in Building Conservation and author of Irish Period Houses: a conservation guidance manual

Tuesday 10 March
Energy Performance in Protected Structures; planning implications and grants by Carl Raftery, Conservation Research Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 24 March
Sensitively Extending your Protected Structure, Mary McDonald, Architectural Conservation Officer, Dublin City Council

Tuesday 31 March
Historic Decorative Plasterwork: its history, significance and conservation by Andrew Smith, consultant decorative plasterwork conservator

Tuesday 7 April
Historic Windows: their history, significance and conservation by Dr Nessa Roche, Senior Architectural Advisor, Built Heritage Advisory Unit, Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht, author of DoCHG’s Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Windows

Tuesday 14 April
Historic Ironwork: its history, significance and conservation by Ali Davey, Historic Environment Scotland & author of DoCHG’s Advice Series: The Repair of Wrought and Cast Ironwork

Tuesday 21 April
Historic Doors & Staircases: their history and conservation by Peter Clarke, retired lecturer, Technological University Dublin

Tuesday 28 April
Taking Care of your Period House’s Roof, Chimneys and Parapets by Lisa Edden, Associate Director at Cora Consulting Engineers and co-author of DoCHG’s Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Roofs

Tuesday 5 May
History and Conservation of Bricks by Susan Roundtree, RIAI conservation architect & co-author of DoCHGs Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Bricks

Tuesday 12 May
The Importance of Using Lime & Historic Pointing Techniques in Dublin by Grainne Shaffrey, Principal, Shaffrey Architects, Grade I RIAI Conservation Practice and co-author of the DoCHG’s Advice Series: A Guide to the Repair of Historic Brick

Architectural Walking Tour

Saturday 18 April (10.00am to 11.30am)
Architectural Walking Tour with Dr Susan Galavan, MRIAI. Dr Galavan will lead a walking tour examining the architectural form, style and detailing of Northumberland Road, D2. Built over the course of six decades in the 19th century its buildings which vary from tall red-brick terraces to fine semi-detached houses provide an exemplar of the development of Dublin’s Victorian domestic architecture.