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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Nominations are open for the 2018 HRC Advisory Group (AG). AG members promote the mission of the HRC by helping to increase engagement, plan content, and present knowledge at events.

Nominations are due October 19  Learn more >

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  • The only other long life span roof tile I can think of is Ludovici tile.  They have some flat clay tiles that resemble slate and shakes, and they have a 75 year warranty.  They are still in business, although ...

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Photos: AIA Chicago/HRC open house at PastForward 2017

Continuing education: Preservation Briefs

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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