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Materials and Techniques of Historic Restoration and Rehabilitation

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

10-week course

The course offers an overview of different materials commonly used in this region and the techniques for their repair. Materials to be examined are: masonry (stone, brick, concrete, terra cotta, mortar), wood, finishes, plaster, and metals. The class will discuss techniques utilized to read historic evidence in buildings and be introduced to rehabilitation codes. This course should benefit architects, contractors, and the preservation community in general.

Instructor: Bob Russell
Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 30-Apr. 10 (no class Mar.13)
Time: 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.
Location: West ABC, Campus Center, Rutgers-Camden
Cost: $250
Credits: 20 AIA LU credits
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Bob Russell is a partner in the Princeton-area firm Holt Morgan Russell Architects. He has over thirty years of experience and has carried out historic preservation projects at such notable sites as Drumthwacket, Craftsman Farms, Allaire Village, and High Point Monument. He and his firm have also done significant work at the Princeton and Rutgers University campuses, particularly in the restoration of old buildings. He has taught in the Drew University Historic Preservation program.

Details

Date:
January 30
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
http://preservation.rutgers.edu/programs/spring-2018-offerings/

Organizer

Tamara Gaskell
Phone:
(856) 225-6878
Email:
preservation@camden.rutgers.edu

Venue

Campus Center, Rutgers University-Camden
326 Penn St.
Camden, NJ United States
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Website:
https://campuscenter.camden.rutgers.edu