Docomomo UK
Conserving Tecton´s Dudley Zoo
DATE: 9/10/2018
Conservation-based repairs have recently been carried out to a number of the buildings and structures at Dudley Zoo, designed in the 1930s by Berthold Lubetkin and his Tecton Group. It remains the best-surviving collection of Tecton buildings in the world. 

One of the key issues in its maintenance programme has been the use of like-for-like materials for the repair of the concrete. Stuart Tappin was the structural engineer for the project and will describe some of the challenges of working with listed reinforced concrete and meerkats. With Stuart Tappin and Jon Wright.

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