Association for Preservation Technology International
Come hear Curtis Davis, Real Estate Development Specialist, speak about preserving Houston’s Third Ward’s history and culture through community-based economic development strategies and innovative applications of real estate development.
Event discount code for APT Texas members: HRCPartner2020 (1.0 AIA LU is available!)
More information can be found on the event website:
Join us on January 25-26, 2020, for our most sought-after Rehabber Club workshop! Register now for the Wood Window Repair Workshop and Certification Course, led by Steve Quillian of Wood Window Makeover. Learn essential wood window repair techniques from one of the industry's best instructors! Space is limited – register now (CLICK HERE)
About the venue: The event will take place at the Kelso House in the Monte Vista Historic District, which is currently being used as a hands-on Learning Lab in partnership with the Power of Preservation Foundation (POP). We'll provide tools, materials, and lunch. Feel free to bring pens/pencils and a notepad.
Day 1 (Saturday, January 25): Day 1 will focus on the Mechanical Makeover: the process of properly removing sashes from the frame, taking a window apart, restoring the balance or operating systems, assessing the condition of the sashes and frame, and putting it back together. We’ll also cover prep work, including removing old paint and glazing putty and making necessary repairs. You’ll also learn the terminology of a wood window, basic tools needed for the work, and recommended materials.
Day 2 (Sunday, January 26): Day 2 will build upon Day 1 and will include the completion of prep work and re-painting the sash, cleaning the glass, making sure hardware is in place and working, and sash re-installation. Intermediate skills may include glass replacement, re-glazing, and spot wood repair or replacement. Completion of the 2-day Certification Course will result in the awarding of Rehabber Club Contractor Certification, which will place you/your company on our Certified Contractor List. This list is actively used by property owners in San Antonio seeking service providers, with over 2,000 website hits a month.
-One-day course - beginner (Day 1 only - Saturday, January 25): $95.00
-One-day course - intermediate (Day 2 only - Sunday, January 26): $95.00
-Two-day certification course (Saturday & Sunday): $350.00
City of San Antonio - Office of Historic Preservation
Dear friends of the Center for Heritage Conservation & APT Texas,
We are pleased to invite you to the 21st Annual Historic Preservation Symposium: "Preservation in Practice" on February 14-15, 2020, which will include our 2020 APT Texas Annual Meeting!
The keynote speaker on Feb. 14 for the Symposium will be Barbara A. Campagna, FAIA, and Past President of the Association for Preservation Technology International. On Saturday, Feb. 15, the program will include sessions that explore the value an impact of preservation from the points of view of architecture, engineering, city/community planning, policy-making, law, and education. The APT Texas Annual Meeting will take place either before, after, or possible during, the lunch break on Saturday.
Date: February 14-15, 2020
Location: Langford Architecture Complex Building B (ARCB), Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Keynote Address: February 14, 2020, at 6:00 PM
Symposium: Saturday, February 15, 2020, 8:00-4:30 PM. This includes Student Poster Sessions and APT Texas Annual Meeting.
*Please check our website (https://chc.arch.tamu.edu/) for more information about the program and registration (REGISTRATION LINK).
NEW for 2020: The CHC is also hosting a 1-day workshop on infrared thermography right before the Symposium on Friday, February 14. The instructor will be Priya Jain, AIA, LEED BD+C, Certified Thermographer (Assistant Professor, Architecture, and Associate Director, Center for Heritage Conservation, Texas A&M University). A separate registration is required. See the event post specifically for the workshop, or the CHC website, for more details and to register.
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