Offered by the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, this course, intended for professional architects, planners and landscape architects, introduces the theory and practice of historic place conservation through lectures, guest speakers, case studies and site visits. Topics will include an overview of methods for identifying, evaluating and documenting historic places and introduction to the legal and institutional framework for heritage conservation. An examination of conservation standards and guidelines will include a detailed review of their application to the planning and design intervention in historic places. The course will consider municipal, provincial and federal practices. There will be walking to sites such as historic places and heritage buildings including Calgary's Memorial Park Library, Inglewood and Currie Barracks.
This course is eligible for professional development/continuous professional learning/continuous education hours through the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA), the Alberta, the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) and the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA).
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
• Develop an understanding of heritage conservation principles
• Apply methods of identifying and evaluating historic places
• Gain an understanding of heritage resource management as a professional practice