Preservation Book List
The AIA HRC has compiled a book list based on the recommendations of members around the country. We hope to continuously expand the list with additional titles. If you know would like to suggest a book or write a review, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masonry History Integrity: An Urban Conservation Primer
A recent National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) grant project produced a practical teaching manual for young people interested in masonry conservation. Based on the innovative Workforce Development/Youthbuild Masonry Preservation program developed by the Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC) in Harlem, New York City, this manual introduces students to construction, masonry preservation, green technology, building repair and the conservation of the urban environment. Available free of charge online.
AIA/HRC Guide to Historic Preservation
This primer to preservation of historic properties covers accepted definitions in the field, how such properties are identified and treated, the architectural services provided in preservation projects, the phases of a project, the professionals needed on a preservation team, costs and benefits, and how to select a preservation architect.
The AIA Historical Directory of American Architects
A new online resource guide to finding information about U.S. architects who practiced from the 1800s to the 1970s, the AIA Historical Directory of American Architects helps you locate information in published, online, or archival resources from the AIA and elsewhere across the U.S. Learn more about what’s in the AIA Historical Directory, or how your regional biography project can be included.
Danish Modern Then and Now
This conference was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in September 2008, jointly sponsored by the AIA Committee on Design and the AIA Historic Resources Committee. Learn more on the AIA Committee on Design conference resources page.