MFA Lectures on Conservation In Transylvania

MFA are proud to participate in the Built Heritage Conservation Training course this summer at Bánffy Castle in Bontida, Romania. The BHCT Centre is run by the Transylvania Trust. Malcolm and Nicole will be presenting lectures on The Properties of Lime and Stone Decay in Historic Buildings. Details about BHCT at Bánffy Castle can be found here

The purpose of the centre is to promote excellence in the conservation of the historic environment and specifically to teach traditional building craft skills which can be utilised in the repair and maintenance of historic buildings.

The Centre promotes a policy of Minimal Intervention in dealing with the repair of historic buildings, combined with a strategy of Compatibility in techniques and materials, and the use of local resources. It promotes a philosophy of analysing, understanding, and recording historic buildings before and during intervention.
— BHCT Centre
photo credit : james marshall 

photo credit : james marshall