Designing for Historic Places: Getting the Balance Right | REGULAR | Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Designing for Historic Places: Getting the Balance Right | REGULAR

SKU: WW200414
This 1 hour webinar will address the daunting task of balancing change and continuity in heritage structures and districts through case studies from Newfoundlan and Labrador.
Designing for Historic Places:  Getting the Balance Right
Topic: Heritage Conservation
Length: 1 hour l What's included: video, quiz, certificate of completion
This webinar is available to stream!
Canada’s built heritage is an important resource in terms of supporting quality of life and a sustainable environment and economy in our cities and towns. In the face of rapid demographic, social, and environmental change, heritage structures and districts need to adapt in a variety of ways:  to find new uses; to meet the changing needs of their owners; to meet new regulatory and building code requirements; to support densification; and to address the challenges of climate change; among others.  For designers, tackling these issues and challenges, while preserving the integrity of our built heritage, can be a daunting task.  How do they balance all of these issues and challenges to find the “sweet spot” between change and continuity? This presentation will provide some tools and approaches to the subject using a number of case studies from Newfoundland and Labrador.
Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will able to: 
  • Define multiple values of historic places (cultural, social, economic, environmental)
  • Evaluate different approaches to developing a good understanding of a heritage property before planning design interventions
  • Apply what the Standards & Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada provide as guidance for finding the right balance in the introduction of new design elements in historic places
  • Recognize the role of effective community engagement and the use of engagement tools to ensure community buy-in for design interventions in historic places
Subject Matter Expert
Jerry Dick, Executive Director l Heritage NL

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