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A Lecture by Dr. Sigal Davidi, Architect, Visiting Scholar at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by The Department of Architecture, The Glasscock’s Jewish Studies Working Group, and the Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M University.
An informal (and FREE) gathering of anyone and everyone who loves Houston's historic buildings, sites and places and wants to see them preserved.Everyone who cares about Houston's old places is welcome!
Come hear Illya Azaroff, AIA New York State Disaster Coordinator, speak about the challenge of adapting existing buildings for new uses while simultaneously preparing them to be resilient to the effects of climate change.
1.0 AIA HSW/LU is available! Use the APT Texas member discount code: HRCPartner2019
Additional information can be found here: https://aiahouston.org/v/event-detail/AIA-Houston-Historic-Resources-Committee-Speaker-Series-w-Illya-Azaroff-AIA/1hg/
A RESILIENT HERITAGE: DESIGNING SAN ANTONIO’S FUTURE TO PRESERVE OUR PAST
People are what make a place truly sustainable. In the face of natural disasters and rapid change, we can proactively design to retain wisdom of past generations and promote survival of cultural identity. Join us as Professor Dupont explores lessons from around the world to conserve the unique heritage values of San Antonio through his work at the UTSA Center for Cultural Sustainability.
PRESENTED BY THE COLLEGE
OF ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND PLANNING
San Antonio Conservation Society Endowed Professor
College of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Professor Dupont established UTSA’s Center for Cultural Sustainability in 2011 considering the heritage of people as a core element of a sustainable future. Projects have included evaluations of historic buildings; feasibility plans to save living heritage; support to city leaders and community groups grappling with development and growth issues in heritage zones; and designing conservation objectives for internationally significant cultural resources. In addition to teaching architecture design studios and historic preservation, he leads a U.S. technical team supporting Cuban preservation efforts at Museo Ernest Hemingway in Havana.
Free and Open to the Public
6:00 P.M. Doors open, cash bar available
6:30 P.M. Talk begins
7:15 P.M. Meet the speaker mix and mingle
Additional information can be found here: https://www.utsa.edu/50/celebration/events/speakers/october.html
We invite you to join us for the joint 62nd Caddo Conference and 27th East Texas Archeological Conference on February 28 and 29, 2020 in Tyler, Texas, on the University of Texas at Tyler campus. The Caddo Conference rotates annually among Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana to promote and to stimulate interest in the archeology, history, and ethnology of the Caddo archeological region. The East Texas Archeological Conference is hosted annually at the University of Texas at Tyler to bring together people interested in the archeology and cultural heritage of east Texas. About every 4 years, they are hosted jointly in Tyler. This year’s conference will be in support of the Caddo Nation and rebuilding of facilities at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site.
Additional information can be found here: https://sites.google.com/view/easttexasarchaeologyconference/home
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