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BCA Academy Public Lecture

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Material Conservation: Stone and Tiles

The event was organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority in conjunction with ICOMOS Singapore and Architectural Heritage Season. It was held at The Chamber, Level 2 The Arts House, on the 28th of November 2018. Mr. Wong Chung Wan shares his experience in working with stones and tiles, ranging from natural stone such as marble, […]

Technical Sharing Session of Lime Technology for Heritage Conservation Building

A technical sharing session on lime technology was conducted by Dr. Dai Shi Bing, from Tongji University, Shanghai. An expert in historic conservation technology, Dr. Dai has more than 20 years of experience in building conservation and has published more than 40 papers on conservation techniques of cultural heritage. Dr. Dai was invited to share […]

“Non Destructive Evaluation Methods for Delamination of Ceramic tiles and Tiling Systems in Buildings” 8th International Symposium on Ceramics, in Rimini, Italy, 1992.

Introduction Fragments of debonded external plasters were submitted by Themewerks Pte Ltd for petrographic examination to check the composition of the plasters to determine if the plasters contain glass fibres or if the plasters are made up of glass fibre reinforced cement (GFRC). As requested only one random sample from the fragments submitted was selected […]

Indoor Air Quality Seminar by Mycometer

We had the pleasure of special guest Dr Morten Reeslev, founder of  Mycometer and expert in microbial testing. Dr Reeslev gave an interesting introduction on mold testing and mold investigation while Maek shared our diagnosis techniques to a group of clients consisting of architect, facility manager, developer and contractor.

Indoor Air Quality Seminar

Five members of our company had attended the technical talk on Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Issues and Assessment Strategies organised by the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), Singapore Chapter on the 26th of February 2018. Mr Derrick A. Dennis, a vastly experience environmental consultant and educator, shared his experience and knowledge related to the investigation […]

Ground Penetrating Radar Training

On the 15th and 16th of November 2017, the team had the pleasure of hosting Dr Richard Yelf in Singapore. He had kindly shared with us his knowledge on using Ground-penetrating radar (GPR), an equipment that uses radar pulses to image the subsurface of walls and floors, often making the invisible visible. This is a […]