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      Surface Effects: Architectural Tile & Terrazzo and its Conservation in Philadelphia

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      February 28, 2020

      Friday   8:00 AM

      210 South 34th Street
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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      Surface Effects: Architectural Tile & Terrazzo and its Conservation

      This two-day symposium and workshop will explore the history, design, and conservation of architectural tile and terrazzo. Presentations (Day 1) will explore the use of ceramic and glass tile, mosaic and terrazzo, with a focus on their design, application, performance, deterioration, repair, and conservation. These masonry materials have been used historically as both decorative and functional skins and their revival, especially in the latter half of the 20th century, argues for renewed consideration. The workshop (Day 2) will focus on traditional installation methods and current methods and materials for addressing treatment repairs to tile and terrazzo surfaces. These interactive demonstrations will allow participants to better understand these materials and best practices in their repair and conservation. AIA Continuing Education credits are available for both the symposium and workshop components of this event. 8 LU|HSW credits are available for the February 28 symposium and 4 LU|HSW credits are available for the February 29 workshop. More information on AIA credits coming soon. Day 1 Speakers 8:00 am - 6:00 pm The History & Use of Tile in ArchitectureSusan Tunick | Author, Artist, President of the Friends of Terra CottaTile Manufacture & InstallationScott Conwell, FAIA, FCSI, LEED AP | Director of Industry Development & Technical Service, International Masonry Institute (IMI)To Replace or Repair: Historic Tile in Outdoor SitesAmy Green | Principle, Silverlake ConservationLaying With Tiffany: Conservation of the Swan Memorial Glass Mosaic at Woodlawn CemeteryCourtney Magill | Architectural Conservation Laboratory Manager, Stuart Weitzman School of Design, University of PennsylvaniaSaving Streamline Moderne: Conservation of Stone and Gold-Glass Mosaic Facades of the Saban (Former May Co) Building at the Academy of Motion PicturesJohn Fidler, RIBA, IHBC, Intl Assoc AIA, FRICS, FSA, FIIC, FAPT | President & Chief Technical Officer, John Fidler Preservation Technology Inc.Christina Varvi | Principle Conservator, RLA ConservationWes Carnehl | Foreman, Premier Tile Moravian Pottery & Tile Works-History & TechniquesAdam Zayas | Head Ceramicist, Moravian Pottery & Tile WorksHistory and Installation of Cement and Epoxy TerrazzoBob Mion | Northeast Regional Training Director, International Masonry Training & Education Foundation (IMTEF)Terrazzo Restoration MethodsJohn Trevisan | Vice-President, Roman Mosaic & Tile Co.Back on the Map: Conserving the Terrazzo Map Pavement of the New York State PavilionFrank Matero | Chair of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, Stuart Weitzman School of Design, University of PennsylvaniaMerging Technologies for Refinishing Ceramic Tile and Glazed Terra CottaTom Tipps,CSI, CDT | Product Specialist, BeeckSilicate Mineral Paints and Glazes Day 2 Workshop Demonstrations and Hand’s On9:00 am - 3:15 pm The workshop will be offsite and taking place in Northeast Philadelphia, an 8:15 bus from the University can be purchased with your ticket during registration. Cement and Epoxy Terrazzo Installation and Restoration (Patch and Crack Infill) Localized Tile Removal and Reinstallation Glass Tile Restoration and Microscopy Ceramic Tile Patch and Glaze Repair 2-Day Symposium + Workshop- Full Professional - $280.00 2-Day Symposium+Workshop+Bus - Full Professional - $290.00 Symposium Only- Full Professional - $150.00 2-Day Symposium + Workshop- Young Professional - $180.00 2-Day Symposium+Workshop+Bus - Young Professional - $190.00 Symposium Only- Young Professional - $90.00 2-Day Symposium + Workshop- Non-Penn Students - $55.00 2-Day Symposium + Workshop +Bus -Non-Penn Students - $65.00 Symposium Only- Non-Penn Students - $25.00 2-Day Symposium + Workshop-Penn Students & Faculty - $30.00 2-Day Symposium+Workshop+Bus-Penn Students&Faculty - $40.00 Symposium Only- Penn Students + Faculty Free - $0.00 Workshop Only - $150.00 Workshop Only + Bus - $160.00

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