CPD: Glass in Traditional Buildings with Darren McLean

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Wednesday 12th August 2020 | 12.30-1.30pm | GCHT Zoom meeting

Original, historic glass lends character to many buildings and can also influence the appearance of entire streetscapes. But what is the difference between plate glass, sheet glass and drawn glass? How was it made? How authentic are bullseye panes and were they really used in the past? What did the Georgians do on the other side of their obscured glass?

Join Conservation Consultant Darren McLean for this online technical CPD to discuss these questions and debunk some common myths about traditional and historic glass.

£15 per person / £10 for students.

Details Price Qty
Standard Ticket £15.00 (GBP)  
Student Ticket £10.00 (GBP)  


All sessions are recognised by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) as being capable of contributing to the obligatory CPD requirements of Full Members (see www.ihbc.org.uk)

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