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

APT Announces our New Executive Director, Dr. Greg Galer

Greg Galer

2022 APT Conference

The Benefits of Membership

The Association for Preservation Technology is the premier cross-disciplinary organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. Founded in 1968 as a joint venture among Canadian and United States preservationists, APT now has members in more than 30 countries.

As an APT member you will have the benefit of the following plus more:


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BTHL 10th Anniversary Publication Cover

BTHL Tenth Anniversary Publication  2020

A special publication marking the tenth anniversary of the APT Building Technology Heritage Library was released in Oct 2020.  This special publication recognizes the many people, collection partners, funding partners, and staff who have made this project possible.  When the APT team started this project in 2010 they had an original goal of 10,000 documents, which was achieved in 2018.  The BTHL now has 70,000+ viewers a month a continues to grow in content and user.  Thanks to all who made this happen.


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