Looking into Georgian Windows

Join leading conservation architects and conservation engineers on Cork Heritage Open Day for a deep look into Georgian windows.

Sat, 12 Aug 2023 14:00 – 17:00

This is a free but ticketed event – booking available from July 24th 1pm at this link: Click Here>>

To celebrate the current repair works taking place at Civic Trust House, we are delighted to offer an opportunity to learn more about this quintessential feature of Georgian buildings with leading professionals.

2pm-2.10pm Welcome to Civic Trust House (Nicki ffrench Davis, Building Manager, Arts at Civic Trust House)

2.10-2.45 The Development of Georgian Windows (Gareth O’Callaghan, JCA Architects)

2.45-3.40pm Ratio and the Golden Mean in Georgian Window Design (Christopher Southgate, Southgate Associates) This talk will include a short walk to 11 Emmet Place

3.45-4pm Refreshments

4-4.30pm Conservation & Repair of Sash Windows (Oisin Creagh, Design Forum Architects)

4.30-5pm Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A, Chaired by Ashleigh Murray (Executive Architectural Conservation Officer, Cork City Council)

The current repairs taking place at Civic Trust House are made possible by the grants from the following, to whom we are very grateful for all their support:

Cork City Council (Built Heritage Investment Scheme & Architectural Conservation Area scheme)

The Heritage Council (Community Heritage Grant)

Irish Georgian Society (Conservation Grants Programme)

Repair work is being managed by Queenstown Restoration.

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