KC15 Conference - Read the latest article in the Kansas City Star

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015 by APT Comments (0)

Kansas City’s restoration boom builds on a strong history of preservation

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APT's Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) Article

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by APT Comments (0)

Architect, the Journal of the AIA, recently posted an article about APT's Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL).  APT Member Mike Jackson,FAIA-- the driving force behind this digital collection--was interviewed by Hallie Busta.  To date the BTHL collection includes over 7,000 documents and counting!!
Click to read the article "Scroll Through This Online Trove of Old Trade Catalogs".

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Welcome to the APT Blog

"It has been said that, at its best, preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a mutual concern for the future."
- William Murtagh, Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America

In our increasingly digital age, the face and form of this conversation is transforming. Social media has become a driving and influential force in every aspect of our lives: politics, community, religion, entertainment. It should be no surprise that the preservation field is wholeheartedly embracing social media outlets. A quick internet search of something as simple as "historic preservation blog" resulted in more than 86,000 results.

The Association for Preservation Technology International is pleased to add our voices to this new conversation.

For over forty years, APT has been a leader in preservation technology, providing not only education and technical training opportunities but also providing a social venue for the sharing of experience and knowledge. This blog is a new approach to hosting our part of the conversation between the past and the present, developed around a user-generated dialogue and aimed at promoting interaction and participation.

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