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2014 APT DC FALL SYMPOSIUM

2014 Symposium Poster

ASSOCIATION FOR PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY, WASHINGTON, DC
in collaboration with the Docomomo DC Chapter

The Challenges of Preserving Modern Materials & Assemblies
Friday, September 26, 2014
American Institute of Architects Headquarters Building
Washington, DC

 THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED, SPONSORED,
ATTENDED AND VOLUNTEERED FOR MAKING THIS YEAR'S
SYMPOSIUM A SUCCESSFUL EVENT.

(View program booklet)

 Session #1 – Managing Modern Materials

  • Repairing and Renewing Modern Era Buildings: Managing Change with Rigor and Restraint, Thomas C. Jester, Quinn Evans Architects
  • The Challenges of Applying the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Preservation to Modern Properties and Materials, Angela Shearer, National Park Service
  • Consideration of Authenticity and Design Intent when Selecting Restoration Materials at Louis Kahn’s Trenton Bath House, Anne E. Weber, Mills + Schnoering
  • Questions & Answers
                                                     

 Session #2 – Glass & Metals

  • Curtain Wall Revitalization, Paul Totten, Halsall
  • Modern Metals and Their Finishes, Deborah Slaton & Jamie Morris, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
  • After the Storm: Glazing Replacement Issues at the Farnsworth House, Ashley Wilson, National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Questions & Answers

 Session #3 – Concrete

  • The Challenges of Assessing and Preserving Mid-Century Modernist Concrete Facades, Matthew Bronski, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
  • Corrosion Condition Evaluations of Historic Concrete, Gina Crevello, e2chem
  • Restoration of the 1964 Hugh Stubbins Senior Center, Matthew Tonello, Consigli Construction
  • Questions & Answers


 Session #4 – Plaster & Coatings

  • Latex Paint: A Coating for the Mid-Century Modern Building, Mary Jablonski, Jablonski Building Conservation
  • What Happens When a Living Designer’s Own Work Becomes “Historic”: An in-depth look at the Rouse Building, George Holback and Anath Ranon from Cho Benn Holback + Associates
  • Questions & Answers


Session #5
– Panel Discussion: Future Challenges