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The annual HRC Taliesin West Colloquium provides an opportunity for design professionals to discuss their role in shaping the use and reuse of existing buildings.

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  • Building Enclosure Safety and Performance Seminar The Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Baltimore (BOMA) will be hosting a free Building Enclosure Safety and Performance Seminar ...

  • Here's a suburban experiment cities can learn from "As Columbia marks the 50th anniversary since the first residents moved in, it has become clear that Rouse got some important things right. As ...

  • The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2017 round of its Partners in Training initiative. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to ...

Resources

Allied Preservation Organization Resources The AIA HRC maintains of allied preservation organizations and award, grant and fellowship programs.

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 hrc@aia.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.

Preservation Briefs

  Continuing Education Credit Opportunity:  The Historic Resource Committee has arranged, in collaboration with the Historic Preservation Education Foundation, for AIA Learning Units to be available through a series of quizzes based on the National Park Service Preservation Briefs. The Preservation Briefs are an ongoing series of publications by the U. S. National Park Service that provides guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings. Download Briefs and Take Quiz.





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The mission of the Historic Resources Committee (HRC) is to identify, understand, and preserve architectural heritage, both nationally and internationally. HRC is engaged in promoting the role of the historic architect within the profession through the development of information and knowledge among members, allied professional organizations, and the public.

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Peyton Hall, FAIA

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We invite you to join in HRC's mission of preserving our architectural heritage. Our over 6,000 members are design and construction professionals who care deeply about preservation, and who are willing to continue to learn about innovative techniques, products, and systems that can enhance design.

Promotion of your company will include advertisement on the HRC website, newsletters, and special events reaching professionals interested in your products or services. 

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