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Upcoming APTNE Events
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Other Industry Events
The Concrete Surface: Symposium & Workshop
February 9 & 10, 2018
The Association for Preservation Technology/Delaware Valley Chapter in conjunction with the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation/School of Design, International Masonry Institute, DoCoMoMo/Philadelphia, will be offering a Symposium-Workshop on The Concrete Surface: History, Performance and Conservation. This two-day symposium will explore concrete architecture specifically through consideration of the surface.
Day 1: Symposium – Friday, February 9
210 South 34th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Valued for its strength and durability, concrete has challenged and expanded the meaning and role of the architectural surface during the material’s long and evolving deployment. The Symposium portion of the event will explore historical approaches to the finishing and surface treatment of concrete as well as its performance, deterioration, repair, and conservation. Of particular interest will be past and contemporary attitudes toward aging and extended service life and methods for repair.
Day 2: Workshop – Saturday, February 10
IMI/BAC Local 1 Training Center
2706 Black Lake Place
Philadelphia, PA 19154
The Workshop portion of the event will focus on the current materials and methods for addressing treatment repairs to concrete surfaces. Manufacturer representatives will be demonstrating a variety of products that are relevant to the program and topics at hand. These interactive demonstrations will allow the participants to better understand these materials, properties, and proper installation techniques. Program participants will also have the ability to interact with current masonry apprentices and view training exercises. Lunch as well as transportation to-and-from PennDesign will be provided.