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  • FORWARD TOGETHER: US/ICOMOS SYMPOSIUM: Esteemed historic architects: Please join me in San Francisco, Nov 13-14, if you have any interest in architectural, cultural, and natural conservation, for a broader ...

  • Yes, you can find this in France.  Especially in the Normandy and Brittany areas.  The historic construction was a colombage (heavy timber) framing system with a mass infill like earth, stone, brick, tile ...

  • I have seen these used in Mexico and even here in San Antonio and South Texas. O'Neil Ford was very good at using the square Saltillo Tile produced in Mexico and here in the region as caps top parapet ...

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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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