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NESPT Update – Autumn 2019

Follow the link below for the latest updates from the North East Scotland Preservation Trust. https://mailchi.mp/69724f682898/nespt-update-autumn-2019?e=6a936633f5 Items include:– Tullich church and carved historic stones – The former John Trail Bookshop building, Fraserburgh– A Talk! A Walk! A Cork! – Friends of Miss Elyza Fraser Mausoleum fundraising event– Notice of NESPT AGM– Heritage Trust Network event…

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Tour of Miss Elyza Fraser’s Mausoleum

6.15pm for 6.30pm Wednesday 25th September 2019Cluny Church, Cluny, AB51 7RS Tour of Miss Elyza Fraser’s Mausoleum in Cluny Churchyard With Dave Chouman, Conservation Architect On behalf of the North East of Scotland Preservation Trust The tour will also include a talk by William Paton MA, MPhil on James Byres Esq. – 1750s Jacobite, Architect…

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RIAS Position on Climate Emergency

“The RIAS environmental mission statement “Maximum Architectural Value. Minimum Environmental Harm“- already exists and can no longer be ignored. The Incorporation acknowledges that there is a climate emergency, that construction in Scotland is responsible for producing a significant and unacceptable amount of pollution and CO2 and affirm that its members will actively work to reduce this.…

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Niall Murphy Talk on the Work of Sir John James Burnet FRSE FRIBA RSA RA (1857 – 1938)

Following the recent successful completion of essential repair works to the Category A Listed Gardner Memorial Church in Brechin (1896 – 1900), principally funded through the Grants for Places of Worship scheme previously administered and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Environment Scotland, the Church has arranged for Niall Murphy, Deputy Director of…

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Rebuilding the Fife Arms

Sunday 15th September 2019 – 14:30-16:00The Fife Arms, Mar Road, Braemar, AB35 5YN https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fife-makers-ben-addy-and-tom-addy-rebuilding-the-fife-arms-tickets-68509978189 “Join award-winning architect Ben Addy (Moxon architects) and specialist building contractor Tom Addy (Tor Contracting) for a fascinating insight into the range of architectural, craft and design skills that have supported the recent refurbishment of the Fife Arms hotel in Braemar.…

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Climate Emergency Compliant Cities: Aberdeen Hackathon

Sun, 1 September 2019 – Aberdeen Arts Centre – 10:30 – 12:30 BST https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-emergency-compliant-cities-aberdeen-hackathon-tickets-70389110725 “As part of Extinction Rebellion Scotland’s Rebel Rising, the Anthropocene Architecture School are hosting the second in their series of city hackathons in the spirit of getting what needs to be done urgently done in our time of climate crisis, green-washed declarations and lacklustre government targets. By…

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Architecture & Photography

Aberdeen Society of Architects have been contacted by a local architectural photographer whom is curious about how photography is perceived by architects. Architectural photographers usually understand that the visual language appropriate for “architectural photography requires a perceptive awareness of: space, flow, geometry, material, detail, colour and light, in order to best represent the unique experience…

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ABS – #Time2Sketch

A National Architectural Sketching Competition http://absnet.org.uk/support-us/get-involved/events/time2sketch Who’s the sharp sketcher in your university or workplace? Be quick off the mark with our Architectural Sketching Competition open to anyone in the construction built environment industry. Entries will be judged. Prizes for the most imaginative and creative quick-fire sketches. Key Information: Date: Friday 20th SeptemberTime: 1 – 2 PMLocation: Wherever…

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#ASAPOP2019

Local Chapter members, and anyone interested in taking part from outwith the chapter, are invited to submit a ‘Portrait of a Place’ to be exhibited in a public exhibition. The exhibition will run from 8th November to 30th November at PARX Cafe, Rubislaw Terrace, Aberdeen, with an opening evening on 8th November. We ran a…

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Climate Change, Conservation and Conservative Repairs

Tuesday 29 October 2019 – 1.00pm – 5.00pm The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ Topics will include: climate change and the historic environment, fungal decay of historic timber, stained glass (what to look for in a quinquennial inspection & protective glazing) and building maintenance in a changing climate. Get more information & book…

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