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 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:


Join Today

American Academy in Rome Fellowship

The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is honored to announce an affiliation with the American Academy in Rome (AAR). This affiliation allows APT to offer hello a 4-week fellowship designed to allow a seasoned professional to research a topic that advances the mission of APT and directly impacts the field of historic preservation. The APT AAR fellow is expected to conduct research while participating at the AAR program in Rome. This will allow the APT AAR fellow to interact with Rome Prize and other Affiliated Fellows who are researching various topics, supporting collegiality and inspiration in each other’s work.