UMass Historic Preservation Program: Second Symposium on Preservation and Sustainability
“Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability”
This symposium will explore the challenges of preserving cultural and historic resources in an era of climate change and the additional challenge of bringing sustainability to these sites. Each presentation will be followed by a short question and answer period.
1:00 – 1:15 Welcome and Introductions, Max Page
1:15 – 2:00 Diane Barthel-Bouchier (SUNY-Stony Brook) “Cultural heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability”
2:15 – 2:45 Ethan Carr (UMass-Amherst, Landscape Architecture/Regional Planning) “The Sustainable Historic Site: Martin Van Buren and Lindenwald”
3:00 – 3:30 David Glassberg (UMass-Amherst, History); "Sustainability and Landscape Character on Cape Cod?”
3:30– 4:00 Break, Light Refreshments
4:00 - 4:30 Carey Clouse (UMass-Amherst, LARP and Architecture + Design) “Farming Havana: Preserving the City through Grassroots Agriculture”
4:45 – 5:15 Chris Skelly (Massachusetts Historical Commission) “Preservation and Sustainability: Policy and Practice in Massachusetts”
5:15 – 5:30 Closing Remarks: Max Page
Cost: $50 for those seeking AIA Learning Units. (Note, this program is free and open to the public, however, please register with WMAIA and submit the administrative fee if you want WMAIA to record Learning Units (LU’s)
For those non-students who are not seeking AIA credit, a donation of $10 is suggested.
For more information, see poster linked below or visit: www.umass.edu/preservation/Preservation_Architecture