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Students use digital gear in Italy in fall 2016 CHC workshop

Students use digital gear in Italy in fall 2016 CHC workshop

postedThu, 18 Feb 2016
Centuries-old churches and piazzas in Texas A&M’s study abroad venue in Italy were ideal subjects for design students learning to use sophisticated imaging equipment in a workshop directed by Robert Warden, director of the Center for Heritage Conservation.
CHC symposium focused on historic campus structures

CHC symposium focused on historic campus structures

postedThu, 18 Feb 2016
Building conservation experts discussed the unique challenges facing historic structures on university campuses in Texas during “Campus Heritage,” the 2016 Texas A&M Center For Heritage Conservation Symposium, Feb. 26-27, 2016.
CHC study reveals decay on Alamo’s iconic west facade

CHC study reveals decay on Alamo’s iconic west facade

postedFri, 06 Feb 2015
The iconic west facade of the Alamo is slowly wearing down. Researchers from the Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M have found that the base of a decorative column flanking the Alamo’s main entrance has lost from 5 to 7 centimeters of its limestone surface since 1960.
Heritage symposium to focus on Alamo conservation efforts

Heritage symposium to focus on Alamo conservation efforts

postedThu, 15 Jan 2015
Efforts to conserve the Alamo, Texas’ historic shrine to liberty, will be presented by speakers from a wide variety of disciplines at the CHC's 16th annual Historic Preservation Symposium, scheduled Feb. 20 – 21, 2015 at the Langford Architecture Center on the Texas A&M campus.
Vanegas, Warden earn Regan Prize

Vanegas, Warden earn Regan Prize

postedMon, 22 Dec 2014
For championing interdisciplinary education two Texas A&M College of Architecture professors, Jorge Vanegas, dean of the college, and Robert Warden, director of the Center for Heritage Conservation, were selected as recipients of the 2014 J. Thomas Regan Interdisciplinary Faculty Prize.

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2016 CHC Symposium

The 2016 CHC Symposium, "Campus Heritage" will take place on February 26-27. Register here.


ICCROM 4th Training Course on Conservation of Built Heritage, Rome, Italy

March 2-April 22, 2012

The course aims at serving a wide range of conservation practitioners and decision makers by placing technical issues within the broader conservation context in order to link them to planning and management concerns. The first part... read more

1st International Conference on Best Practices in World Heritage: Archaeology, Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain 
April 9-April 13, 2012
The Universidad Complutense de Madrid, together with the Consell Insular deMenorca are organizing this international conference to generate a meeting point on Archaeology management and treatment of ... read more

Lecture: "World Heritage and Economic Development" Edinburgh, United Kingdom 
17 April 2012
The lecture “World Heritage and Economic Development”, organized by Edinburgh World Heritage together with the City of Edinburgh Council and RSA Fellows MCICH Network, will take place... read more

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