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Traditional Building Conference Series - Winterthur, DE

  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library 5105 Kennett Pike Winterthur, DE, 19735 United States (map)

The Traditional Building Conference Series delivers focused, relevant education for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in a time-efficient format.

Join us April 10-11 in historic Winterthur for a two day interactive symposium where you will learn from best-in-class experts and practitioners about historic preservation; adaptive use, urban infill, classical design, sustainable design, building restoration/maintenance and traditional craft. Network with your industry peers, clients and the technical representatives from restoration/renovation product suppliers.

Nestled in the heart of Delaware’s beautiful Brandywine Valley, the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library offers an exhibition of traditional building techniques. This historic venue offers the detail and design of a grand resdience with the scale of a sprawling commercial project. Winterthur is set amidst a 1,000-acre preserve of rolling meadows and woodlands and was designed by H.F. du Pont.

Please see the website for the latest schedule.

Courses (for AIA learning units) will include:

  • Henry Francis DuPont and Colonial Revival

  • Winterthur’s Historic Millwork: A Craftsman’s Perspective

  • Historic Clay Roofing

  • Historic Window Rehabilitation

  • An Introduction to Ornamental Metals

  • Storm Window Tips

  • Architectural Tours of Winterthur Museum