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Our exciting new building restoration project at 18 Ormond Quay Upper is now well underway. One of the most transformative initiatives of its kind in the city, we need your support to help it continue.
Date: Tuesday 14th May 2019
This half-day seminar, hosted in the newly decorated 1840s interiors of 18 Ormond Quay Upper, will explore the evolution of Dublin’s decorative interiors as they transitioned from the age of Regency to the Victorian period.
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Irish Period Houses - The Definitive Reference Manual
Dublin Civic Trust's flagship publication Irish Period Houses - A Conservation Guidance Manual is the must-have reference tool for building conservation in Ireland.
Newly rewritten and published for 2016 by the original author, chartered conservation surveyor Frank Keohane, Irish Period Houses provides invaluable information for the homeowner and building professional into the design of traditional houses, their construction materials and decorative elements, and expert guidance on how they can be repaired and enhanced with best conservation practice. It is the definitive reference guide for custodians of most period buildings in Ireland and for anyone considering taking on a building conservation project.
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Thermally Upgrading Historic Buildings in the context of Climate Change
Date: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Location: Dublin Civic Trust premises, 18 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin 7
CPD Points: 3
Duncan Stewart, Broadcaster, architect and environmentalist
Niall Crosson, Group Technical Manager, Ecological Building Systems
This stimulating half-day seminar, hosted in the newly conserved 1840s merchant premises of Dublin Civic Trust, will discuss the impact of climate change on Ireland and the scale of the challenge required in decarbonising the country’s historic building stock.