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Proposals were submitted, reviewed and selected that met the criteria set forth by the 2016 Conference Programs Committee and fulfill our mission by presenting the current and best practices in heritage conservation. Five tracks were identified and the the following sessions will be presented at the conference. Check our website for updates to the programs and schedule.
|1. ||T E C H N I C A L T O O L S + P R A C T I C E S F O R |
P R E S E R V A T I O N
Changing environmental, economic and social conditions create unique challenges for preservationists. Technical tools, practices and innovations address diverse topics including sea level rise, flooding, sustainability, lighting and cost estimating.
- Crane Cove Park and Pier 70: A Historic Site Preparing for the Future
- Flood Hazard Mitigation - Historic Resources
- Energy Efficiency and Historic Light Fixtures, Facades
- The Game of Floods: Preservation Edition
- Donít Stamp Those Drawings Yet! What Preservation Architects Need to Know About Estimating & Construction
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C O M M U N I T Y A C T I V I S M + L E A D E R S H I P
Grass-roots and community activism have always played a significant role in the preservation movement. This track features innovative approaches to community-driven preservation efforts, specifically communities that are successfully saving their own heritage, and offers the perspectives of new preservation leaders.
- Saving Our Historic Post Offices
- Native American Cultural Resources and the Model of AB 52
- Simpler National Register Nominations: The MPD Approach
- Projects by College & University Students Researching Historic Preservation
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5 0 Y E A R S B A C K , 5 0 Y E A R S F O R W A R D
In 2016, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 turns 50. This track will examine the past, present and future of the historic preservation movement in California. This track will provide a exploration into past preservation successes, the state of preservation today, and where/how does the preservation movement need to evolve.
- A Case Study in Proactive Planning and Survey Work: Redwood City
- Planning For Preservation - Central SoMa Area Plan
- The Roots of Preservation in California: Taking Stock of Our History and Legacy
- A New Attitude on Old Approaches: Facadism, Moved Buildings, and Large Additions
- Charting a Future for National Preservation Policy at the ACHP
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|4.||I N N O V A T I V E P R E S E R V A T I O N S T R A T E G I E S Getting the unique project done - how to engage community support, create opportunities for financing, and obtain approvals from reviewing authorities during a time of significant economic change and evolving awareness. This track explores how Preservation strategies can be nuanced by adapting to this dynamic environment, providing new approaches outside of the traditional lexicon for the preservation professional.|
- Sunset Residential Tracts Historic Resources Survey: Community Outreach Strategies & Tour
- Redeveloping the Historic Hotel: Challenges and Opportunities
- Design Roundtable
- New Tools, Old Buildings: How to Address Vacant and Abandoned Properties
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B E Y O N D B U I L D I N G S :
R E D E F I N I N G H I S T O R I C R E S O U R C E S
Why should buildings get all the attention? As the preservation field evolves, so too does the body of historic resources that we work to evaluate, document, preserve, and interpret. This track will explore a cadre of unique resource types and innovative projects that preservationists across the state are engaged in. Explore new models for conserving intangible cultural resources, structures, landscapes, and modern resources.
- Preserving a Non-Traditional Cultural Resource: The Great Cloud of Witnesses
- Case Study: Post-war Davis Historic Context Survey & Integrity Assessment Standards For Modern Resources - Part 2
- From Water Engineering Infrastructure to Designed Recreation Landscapes
- Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage: San Franciscoís Legacy Business Registry
- San Francisco Civic Center: Understanding Complex Landscapes To Inform Future Planning and Design