5.30pm – 7.00pm, followed by a wine and nibbles reception in the Foyer of Adam House.


How Lime Mortar Works

This masterclass is jointly offered by the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies and the Institute for Historic Buildings Conservation – IHBC.

Drawing on research and practice, an examination of technical masonry conservation, focussing on the functional behaviour of lime mortar and its role in keeping buildings dry and conserving the masonry fabric in the process.

David Wiggins has a doctorate in the functional behaviour and technical conservation of heritage masonry. He is a CARE-Accredited structural engineer, part of the Conservation & Heritage team at Curtins. His work focuses on the structural repair and conservation of architectural and civil engineering heritage.