Category: Historic Preservation

Revealing the Charterhouse: The Making of a London Landmark

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But when there are policies to conserve older housing stock, we are meeting the social responsibility of sustainable development. This can not be achieved in any other media, nor replaced once it is lost. In particular, another study by the Preservation Green Lab, released two years ago, concluded that it can take between 10 and 80 years for a new, energy-efficient building to overcome, through more efficient operations, the negative energy and climate change impacts caused in its construction process.

The Lighthouses of North Carolina for Kids

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Prior to becoming Executive Director of the Florida Historical Society, Brotemarkle was Associate Professor of Humanities and Department Chair at Brevard Community College in Titusville. Furthermore, the current and future owners of the property may be able to take advantage of significant financial benefits associated with easement donation. Consequently, many important church buildings have not been listed and so there are no definite numbers on how many historic churches exist.

Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten

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There are also many personal photographs of Gillette, Ellen Cogswell Gillette, and the various homes in which they lived." The division provides staff to lead architectural tours at the Mississippi State Capitol. FDR and the Land: Historic Resource Study for the Roosevelt Estate, Home of Franklin D. Local governments that meet certain criteria, including establishment of a historic zoning commission and passing a historic preservation ordinance, receive the designation of “Certified Local Government” or CLG.

Cultural Landscapes: Balancing Nature and Heritage in

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The Rhode Island-National Register Search can help you learn more about specific Rhode Island properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Foundation problems usually result in damage to the sill logs and spandrels, which are often the most susceptible to deterioration. In addition to influencing practice, Rich believes that architecture schools should emphasize the technical issues surrounding building and design—something that certainly exists now, but not to the extent that is necessary to truly future proof cities. “There ought to be a respected subdiscipline of architecture which carefully teaches the ins and outs of how a building is put together,” Rich says. “This course of study should focus on the nature of building materials, their origins, strengths, weaknesses, modes of failure and deterioration, and their repair.” The idea is to teach students to consider repair rather than demolition.

The Restoration of Jean MacAlpine's Inn

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Design Book Review. no32-33 (Spring/Summer ’94) p. 43-5 “Homenaje a Francisco Prat Puig.” Flora Morcate, et al. The PA Historical and Museum Commission is recruiting for a Historical Preservation Specialist. The sudden loss of historic sites along coastal areas, and their just as sudden reemergence, are often among the unexpected consequences of sea-level rise. Our six course certificate program program is unique in its combination of proven historic preservation techniques with a spectrum of contemporary planning and design approaches for engaging history, culture and place, including: The history, theory and professional practices of preservation, regionalism and related place-based approaches Critical Regionalism, New Urbanism, Smart Growth and Sustainability planning approaches built on climatically- and culturally-adapted forms, and on mass transit and mixed-use neighborhoods The roles of public history, art and annual celebrations in fostering community identity While there are no formal accreditation bodies for preservation or regionalism programs, the National Council of Preservation Educators (NCPE) thoroughly reviews potential institutional members for the range and quality of their program.

In Search of Heritage as Pilgrim or Tourist?

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RFP Submission Deadline: December 20, 2013 5:00 PM Background: The Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission discovers, celebrates, and commemorates Oregon’s diverse cultural and literary... The campaign received two major boosts – through an anonymous gift of $100,000 from a non-church member and a grant of $130,000 from the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (one of around 20 state preservation funding programmes that allow active religious congregations to apply for grants).