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Preservation and rehabilitation of existing buildings are conversation material for this dynamic BSA group.

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The Historic Resources Committee is part of the Design Commission.

Committee Chair
Jack Glassman AIA, LEED AP / jglassman@bhplus.com

Updates

On April 26th at 8:30am, Chris Wortley and Scott Slarsky of Shepley Bulfinch will come to BSA Space to speak to the...
A national, multi-disciplinary conference on saving historic structures and neiighborhoods in the face of rising tides....
Network with your colleagues at the next Women in Restoration and Engineering "WiRE Hour"! When: Monday, March 21...
In recognition of the Centennial of the National Park Service in 2016, Friends of Fairsted will offer two lectures exploring...
Following the successful and well-received Preservation Summit held on April 2, 2014, the Boston Preservation Alliance...
Present: Abraham Aly, Patrick Alley, Alisa Augenstein, William Buckingham, Adrienne Cali, Maureen Cavanaugh, Gregory...
Present: Bill Barry, David Bliss, Adrienne Cali, Jean Carroon, Gregory Colling, Lori Ferriss, Jack Glassman, Meghan...
Historic Resources Committee Meeting Notes for February 9, 2012   Present: Bill Barry, Susan Brauner, Greg Colling,...
Historic warehouse development in Boston 1. Committee Changes and the BSA Space- Committee members found their way into the...

Past Events

July 14, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

This month consider and, perhaps, revisit “reversibility,” one of the bedrock tenets of modern historic preservation planning and design in the U.S. In today’s era of ever-accelerating change, is it still relevant to declare that creative interventions and additions are disposable “impairments”? Or is it more relevant than ever to recognize unique craftsmanship and to honor special points in time? Considering the implications of a rapid rate of change, should people, as the late Alvin Toffler wrote in Future Shock in 1970, “concern themselves more and more with general theme rather than detail,” as they look forward? Can we “do it all”?

For those who qualify, 1.5 LUs are available

June 9, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Teaching Youngsters to become Creators and Stewards of the Built Environment Educator Francesco “Chip” Piatti, will share techniques he...
May 12, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Through the lens of Buddhism: Space, Time and Preservation in Bangkok and Siem Reap

This month David Eisen FAIA, principal at Abacus Architects + Planners, will present a photographic survey of Bangkok, Ayutthaya, and Siem Reap (Angkor Wat and environs).

For those who qualify, 1.5 LUs are available

April 14, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Missions Accomplished: Ongoing Restoration Work at the Alamo and 3 Mission Churches in San Antonio Between 1720 and 1780 the Spanish established...
March 10, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
HRC Members' Potluck/Favorite Ruins It's that time again! For our March meeting, BSA/HRC members/participants are invited to deliver brief (5...
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