AIA SF Historic Resources Committee: Today’s Solutions to Yesterday’s Problems
The presentation will focus on case studies of three prominent historic projects: Washington National Cathedral, Salk Institute, and John Anson Ford Theatre. We will discuss the context, concern, and solution relating to the post-earthquake assessment of the Washington National Cathedral, the teak window restoration of the Salk institute, and the conservation of the concrete stage towers at John Anson Ford Theatre.
- Identify unique challenges that occur on historic preservation projects..
- Identify common facade assessment concerns and techniques.
- Conservation techniques and considerations for teak window restoration.
- Understand the importance of samples and trial repairs with respect to historic preservation.