Preservation and Sustainability Symposium to take place this Friday!

In this the third symposium on how preservation is integral to designing sustainable buildings and communities, we will focus on the latest policies, laws, regulations, and incentives, and hear from professionals in the field about prospects for the future. Speakers include both local and international experts on preservation and sustainability. We look forward to hearing from:

Marc Sternick, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President and Senior Project Architect, Dietz & Company Architects, Inc., Springeld, MA

David Fixler, FAIA, LEEP AP, Historic Preservation Expert at Einhorn Yaee Prescott, Boston, MA

Jaime Rodriguez, Architect, Oce of the Historian of the City of Havana

Sergio Kiernan, Journalist and Preservation Advocate, Architecture Editor for Pagina 12, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Andreas Salgo, Planner and Preservationist, Bavarian Department of Castles, Gardens and Lakes, Nurnberg, Germany

The symposium will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 1pm-5:30pm in Gordon Hall room 303 on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. Registration is strongly encouraged. To register, please email Max Page or Lorin Starr.

This event is brought to you by the UMass Architecture+Design program, the New England Region of NCARB, the UMass Political Economy Research Insitute (with special thanks to Judy Fogg), and The College of Humanities and Fine Arts (with special thanks to Dean Julie Hayes).

We hope to see you Friday!


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