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Long weekend Historic Lime Mortars Workshop

Ortolan Studio is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop on Historic Lime Mortars.

MARCH 2012 – From 15th to 18th


The workshop concentrates on the materials and the technique of historic lime mortars. It offers full-day activities which include series of lectures followed by demonstrations and hands-on.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to make an old lime mortar and how to repair lime finishes in ancient buildings. In addition to that, instructions about decorative finishes including “sgraffito”, tadelakt and patinas are provided.


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