RIBA: Materials Conservation (Brick) – The use of lime mortars with traditional brickwork

Date: - 16:00
Organiser: RIBA
Location: DWF, 2 Hardman Street, Manchester
Phone: Thomas Mills - 0151 703 0107

Advanced bricklayer Terrence Lee will be speaking on the use of lime mortars with traditional brickwork. His training and lecturing is underpinned by his own practical work and his work with architects and other conservation professionals on traditional brick buildings.

The session will cover:

  • Traditional brickwork & conservation
  • Assessment of the brickwork – building in the wider context, identifying significance, types of brickwork & jointing, natures, condition, agenda of decay methods and construction, remediation
  • Sampling, selection of materials, gauging and mixing lime mortars for use with brick and masonry
  • Case studies in remediation and problems associated with working with contractors

Speaker: Terrence Lee, Terrence Lee Conservation Ltd
Terrence is a City & Guilds Advanced Craft bricklayer working solely in the conservation/heritage sector, and specializing in the conservation of traditional brickwork.

RIBA/CIAT Member: £59+VAT
RIBA Student Member: £15+VAT
Non-member: £85+VAT

Click here for more information and to download the booking form.

Please return the completed booking form by email to or call 0151 703 0107.