Calendar of Events
WOOD WINDOW REPAIR METHODS, August 14-16, 2013. The Blow Me Down Farm in Cornish, NH, is the location of this workshop given in cooperation with the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. The instructor is Sally Fishburn, S.A. Fishburn, Inc. For more information, go to www.preservationworks.org/workshops.shtml.
NATIONAL PRESERVATION INSTITUTE: HISTORIC PRESERVATION SEMINARS, September – December 2013. The National Preservation Institute will conduct a series of training seminars for professionals in management, development and historic, cultural and environmental preservation in many cities across the country. Seminars, case studies and small group exercises will highlight state-of-the-art practices in historic preservation. For more information, visit www.npi.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
17th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PRESERVATION TRADES WORKSHOP, September 6-7, 2013. This year’s International Preservation Trades Workshop will be held in partnership with the National Park Service, Historic Preservation Training Center at the Jenkins Cannery Complex in Frederick, MD. For more information, visit www.ptn.org.
TRADITIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE PROGRAM, September 19-20, 2013. The third Traditional Building conference of 2013 will be held at the Chicago History Museum in Chicago, IL. The theme is Midwest Traditional Design and Restoration. For more information, call Carolyn Walsh, 781-779-1560 or Judy Hayward, 802-674-6752 or go to www.traditionalbuildingshow.com. For sponsorships, contact Peter Miller, email@example.com.
DETAILS & JOINERY: A CRAFTSMAN’S TOUR OF THE GAMBLE HOUSE, September 21, 2013. Jim Ipekjian, a contemporary woodworker with 20 years of experience, will lead a guided tour of The Gamble House in Pasadena, CA. The tour will focus on the building techniques of the century-old property, which was designed by architects Charles and Henry Greene in the Arts and Crafts style and was built using 17 wood species. For more information and additional tour dates, visit www.gamblehouse.org.
DESIGNDC 2013, September 25-27, 2013. DesignDC 2013 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Education sessions and seminars will focus on the theme, “Framing the Future,” and will provide opportunities for participants to mingle with AIA members of the Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Potomac Valley areas. For more information, visit www.aiadesigndc.net.
ICAA’s BALTIMORE: A CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE DISCOVERED, October 2-6, 2013. ICAA will lead a guided tour through Baltimore, MD. The itinerary includes visits to Palladian Homewood and Mount Clare, Evergreen House, Hampton House, Basilica of the Assumption Cathedral, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore Museum of Art and the Ladew Topiary Gardens, as well as homes in the “Garden Suburbs” of Roland Park, Guilford and Homeland. For more information, visit www.classicist.org.
APT NYC 2013 CONFERENCE, October 11-15, 2013. The Association for Preservation Technology International will host its annual conference at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Featured workshops, symposiums, exhibits and field sessions will focus on the conference theme, “Preserving the Metropolis,” which examines the challenges posed by NYC population growth. For conference updates, visit www.apti.org/NYC2013.
NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE, October 29 – November 2, 2013. The National Preservation Conference will take place in Indianapolis, IN. This year’s theme, “Preservation at the Crossroads,” will examine how the host city’s landmarks and historic districts contribute to livability and economic redevelopment. For more information, go to www.preservationnation.org.
TRADITIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE PROGRAM, November 6-7, 2013. The fourth and last Traditional Building conference of 2013 will be held in Los Angeles, CA. The theme is Western Traditional Design and Restoration. For more information, call Carolyn Walsh, 781-779-1560 or Judy Hayward, 802-674-6752 or go to www.traditionalbuildingshow.com. For sponsorships, contact Peter Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASLA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPO, November 15-18, 2013. The American Society of Landscape Architects will hold its annual meeting and expo at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. The event includes education sessions, field sessions, tours, workshops and the opportunity to earn up to 21 professional development hours. For more information, visit www.asla.org.
GREENBUILD 2013, November 20-22, 2013. Greenbuild’s international conference and expo will be held in Philadelphia, PA. It is dedicated to green building products and services and will feature three days of educational sessions, green building tours and seminars. For more information, visit www.greenbuildexpo.org.
RALPH ADAMS CRAM’S 150TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY, December 13-14, 2013.
A two-day celebration will be held in honor of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Adams Cram in Boston, MA. The event features a tour and evensong at All Saints’ Ashmont. For more information, visit www.cramandferguson.com.
NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM PROGRAMS & EXHIBITS. The National Building Museum in Washington, DC, offers a series of exhibits and programs throughout the year on topics dealing with architectural design and building. Many of the programs qualify for AIA continuing-education units. Exhibitions include “Palaces for the People: Guastavino and America’s Great Public Spaces,” which features large-scale color photography of tile constructions created by the Guastavino family, original drawings, patents and advertisements of the Guastavino Company, as well as a full-scaled tile vault and construction demonstrations. The building itself is worth the visit, and 45-minute walk-in tours are offered daily. For details on current programs and a tour schedule, go to www.nbm.org.
WOOD-CARVING WORKSHOPS. Classically trained master wood-carver Dimitrios Klitsas conducts classes in wood carving at his studio in Hampden, MA, for novices as well as professionals looking to take their skills to the highest level. Classes are available for both group and individual instruction. For more details, go to www.klitsas.com or call 413-566-5301.
WOODWORKING CLASSES. The North Bennet Street School holds full-time woodworking courses – including fine carpentry and preservation carpentry – in Boston, MA. Class size is limited to 13 people. The school provides bench space, materials and shop supplies for most workshops. To register and pay online, visit www.nbss.edu.