International Cathedral Master Builders Conference 2007

at St. Maria zur Wiese in Soest


Tuesday, 25 September
9:00 a.m.
Board meeting
11:00 a.m.
Press conference
4:00 p.m.
Arrival of the participants in the conference room /parish hall, directly at the Wiesenkirche
5:00 p.m.
Welcome of the Protestant Wiese-Georgs-Parish and Westphalian Cathedral Construction Association St. Maria zur Wiese
5:30 p.m.
Traces of settlement and architectural development in Soest
Walter Melzer
6:00 p.m.
The city, from the beginnings, through to the Hanseatic era until today
Norbert Wex
7:00 p.m.
Westphalian evening meal in the Builders’ Hut
Wednesday, 26 September
8:30 a.m.
Devotion in the Wiesenkirche
Pastor Hendrik Mattenklodt
9:00 a.m.
A spatial analysis of the St. Maria zur Wiese church
Richard Hoppe-Seiler
9:45 a.m.
Work on the Wiesenkirche in the 19th and 20th centuries
Ursula Quednau
10:30 a.m.
Coffee break
11:00 a.m.
The work of the 3rd Builders’ Hut of the Wiesenkirche
Jürgen Prigl
11:45 a.m.
Static solutions for the restoration of the towers
Gunther Rohrberg, Wilfried Hackenbroch
12:30 p.m.
Reception hosted by the mayor; Town Hall, Blauer Saal (with refreshments)
2:00 p.m.
The construction of the roof of the Wiesenkirche during the middle ages
Hans-E. Mennemann
3:00 p.m.
The window landscape of St. Maria zur Wiese – Words of an artist –
Hans Gottfried von Stockhausen
4:00 p.m.
Coffee break
4:00 p.m.
Site visit in four groups, altars, glass paintings, roof truss, tower construction site
Stephan Kemper, H. G. v. Stockhausen, H. Mennemann and G. Rohrberg, masons’ lodge team
7:00 p.m.
Workshop “Photovoltaics on the church roof, energy efficiency in our churches”
8:00 p.m.
Free time for dinner