Built Heritage Conservation Training Centre-Bánffy Castle Bontida, Romania
The purpose of the centre is to promote excellence in the conservation of the historic environment and specifically to teach traditional building craft skills which can be utilised in the repair and maintenance of historic buildings
The Centre promotes a policy of Minimal Intervention in dealing with the repair of historic buildings, combined with a strategy of Compatibility in techniques and materials, and the use of local resources. It promotes a philosophy of analysing, understanding, and recording historic buildings before and during intervention.
The BHCT centre is run by the Transylvania Trust, represented by:
|David Baxter, project director, BHCT centre
European projects director, IHBC
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