The 39th session of our annual series of Architectural Conservation Masterclasses features leading national and international figures at the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies within Edinburgh College of Art, The University of Edinburgh.

This year’s contributors are internationally acknowledged experts in their areas from the United Kingdom and abroad.  Each of these evening sessions will address a subject of major national or international significance within architectural conservation or cultural landscape heritage. Special masterclasses are organised jointly with  Europa Nostra UK, the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, and docomomo ISC U+L. New Architectures : World Heritage [0728] charrette and exhibition, 17-21 February is organised in conjunction with a double bill masterclass this year.

The Masterclasses take place on Thursdays, beginning at 5.30pm. There will be time for questions and debate at the end of each session, followed by a wine and nibbles reception at 7.00pm on the balcony of the Sculpture Court. 

The series is recognised for purposes of Continuing Professional Development.

Venue:   Main Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DF.  (access via gate on Lady Lawson Street, or through pend from Lauriston Place and straight ahead to the main ECA entrance portico: the Main Lecture Theatre is at the top of the main staircase) See map here

e-pay Full series      £180 (45 students)
e-pay Individual masterclasses      £20 (£5 students)
Students must present a valid ID card at the door.

EVENTBRITE     UoE staff and students only (with valid ID card)

Booking queries: Marc Stalker, Research, Knowledge Exchange and Outreach Office (
Series convener: Dr. Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica, Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies (