APT’s mission is to advance appropriate traditional and new technologies to care for, protect, and promote the longevity of the built environment and to cultivate the exchange of knowledge throughout the international community.
The Association of Preservation Technology, Western Great Lakes Chapter (APT WGLC) and the Construction History Society of America (CHSA) invite interested parties to submit abstracts for presentations to be considered for the joint 2019 Symposium on the theme: Preservation of Industrial Archaeology and its Construction History. The program will offer a single track, intermingling the two disciplines of preservation technology and construction history with a scientific committee composed of members from APT WGLC and CHSA.
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May 3, 2019
Protecting Cultural Heritage and Historic Structures from Disasters
Disasters are increasing globally. Their adverse impacts on lives, livelihoods, and regional/local economies are increasingly felt. Losses to both our tangible and intangible cultural heritage and historic structures and sites during disasters are increasing also. These losses include not only those to sites, structures and artifacts of cultural significance, but they are also impacting cultural tourism and the financial resources cultural heritage and historic structures can introduce to local communities, cities and countries.
This webinar provides an overview of these concepts as an introduction to the Design Challenges For Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Session held at the October 2013 APT Conference in New York City.
This session qualifies for 1 AIA Learning Unit.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for the free web link.
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