The Terra Cotta Restoration workshop will feature a full two-day program with comprehensive information on the history, construction, material characteristics, investigation strategies, material testing, removal and dismantling, best practice repair and replacement treatment options, details and guidelines review, and lessons learned case studies of terra cotta. The workshop will also include hands-on demonstrations of terra cotta repair and construction. The workshop will conclude with a full-circle summary presentation on Terra Cotta Restoration and a full panel Question and Answer session with all the speakers and demonstrators.
Health, Safety and Welfare
Describe inherent terra cotta material characteristics.
Identify appropriate methods of evaluating and testing terra cotta.
Differentiate various repair, restoration, reuse, and replacement treatment options.
Apply lessons learned from past terra cotta restoration projects on future projects.
Amy Lamb Woods
Association for Preservation Technology International