BCA Church dome London Ritz Carlton mosaic ceiling painting
London Ritz Carlton BCA Church mosaic ceiling dome painting

The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings.

Annual Conference


Special Event

 Historic Finishes Workshop                                                          

Historic Finishes Workshop 2013Join us for another in a series of "hands-on" workshops, June 13 & 14, 2014. The workshop will be held at the University of Colorado Denver.  The Historic Finishes Workshop will focus on decorative finishes of an historic nature. Participants can expect to learn about various types of finishes, deterioration mechanisms, modes of repair or treatment and general conservation practices applied to these materials. The focus will include but may not be limited to plasters, paints, and metals.

CLICK HERE to register and to access additional information.
Contact us if you are looking for accommodation options in the Denver area.


 APT Webinar                                                                                       

Curtain and Cavity Walls: Preservation and Technical Considerations
Three outstanding presentations for the 2013 APT New York City Conference are available for remote viewing.  This webinar includes discussions on the cavity and curtain walls with examples of their construction, repair and preservation on various landmark buildings throughout the United States.  Speakers are: Matthew Bronski, PE (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc); James Dossett (The Façade Group); Annie Lo (McGinnis Chen Associates, Inc); and Eliza Hernandez Skaggs (Page & Turnbull).

This session qualifies for 1 AIA Learning Units.

Webinar production was made possible with a grant from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT).

Registration fee is $35 for APT members; $45 for non-members.  Viewing is free to educational institutions; contact info@apti.org for the free web link.

To access the APT webinars,  APT members click here and non-members click here.