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Purcell’s forthcoming webinar events offer learning opportunities for professionals on a range of important topics. The following series of events draw on expertise from leading specialists in their field.

CONSERVATION PHILOSOPHY & PRINCIPLES: 7th May 3-4pm BST (with live Q&A)

By David Hills.

David will provide an introduction to the ideas, theories and concepts behind conservation within the architectural space. The session will cover:

• What the motivations are for conserving, what to conserve and how we might achieve it.

• Recognised conservation principles, illustrated with examples of Purcell’s work including London’s Battersea Power Station, Fulham Palace, Yr Ysgwrn (Wales) and more.

• Themes such as the importance of understanding buildings and sites, how best to make interventions, selection of materials and incorporating new design.

Being held in conjunction with New London Architecture.

This event has now passed. A recording of the session can be watched here.

Heritage Today: Series begins from 11th May BST

By Rebecca Burrows.

This recorded, bite-sized webinar series revolves around those key concepts used by Purcell’s Heritage Consultancy team to inform change in the historic environment.

Each section will explain basic concepts and the best practices used, as well as exploring how each might be impacted by Covid-19. Rebecca will touch on real-life case studies on projects both in the UK and Asia-Pacific.

Monday 11th May
1. Why built heritage matters in a crisis and how disaster has shaped it. Watch now by clicking here.

Monday 18th May
2. Why an understanding of what makes a place special should inform change. Watch now by clicking here.

Monday 25th May
3. How to avoid harm to our built heritage. Watch now by clicking here.

ADVANCED SURVEYING & ADAPTATION INTO BIM: 2nd July 3-4pm BST

By Dan Hoogeveen.

This presentation will involve:

  • Exploring the latest techniques of survey capture and translation into asset information for design - Learn how by adapting survey information we can safeguard for the future our most valued historic buildings.
  • Explaining the principles of capture and conversion into modelled information including linked photography – Learn how visualising a design is speeding up the design process for restoration works.

Run in conjunction with the world’s ‘largest virtual event for digital construction’ that will run from 6th May – 15th June. The wider festival features seminars and lectures from built environment professionals across the globe.

Click here to register your place.

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