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Archaeologists to headline CHC symposium in March

Archaeologists to headline CHC symposium in March

postedThu, 23 Feb 2017
Discoveries by intrepid scholars who locate and painstakingly unearth ancient and forgotten cultural treasures from locations around the globe will highlight the 2017 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium March 3-4 in Preston Geren Auditorium.
Noted preservationist named interim head of architecture dept.

Noted preservationist named interim head of architecture dept.

postedThu, 01 Sep 2016
Bob Warden, a Texas A&M professor of architecture who headed numerous research projects at historic sites as the director of Texas A&M’s Center for Heritage Conservation, has been named interim head of the university’s Department of Architecture.
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.

Events

Vincent L. Michael, PhD to Speak on March 28

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The Center for Heritage Conservation and the Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University are pleased to sponsor “Path to the Future: World Heritage as Community Development Strategy”, A lecture by Vincent L. Michael, PhD, Executive Director of the San Antonio Conservation Society on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 5:30pm. Click here for more details.

CHC CO-SPONSORED LECTURE ON MARCH 23, 2017

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“An Archaeologist’s Eye: Drawing the Parthenon Metopes”

A lecture by Prof. Katherine A. Schwab (Fairfield University)

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30 pm at MemorialStudent Center (MSC) Room 2406

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This lecture explores the art and architectural history of the Parthenon, in Athens, Greece, through an analysis of a vital element of the temple’s symbolic message: the sculpted metopes that decorated the building’s Doric frieze. Click here for more information.

18th Annual CHC Symposium

March 3-4, 2017

2017 CHC Symposium

2017 CHC Symposium

The 2017 CHC Symposium,  “Heritage, Conservation, and Archaeology” took place March 3-4. 

Heritage Documentations Programs, NPS Summer Programs

Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS seeks applications from qualified students for 2017 summer employment documenting historic sites and structures of architectural, landscape, and technological significance throughout the country. Duties may involve on-site field work and preparation of measured and interpretive drawings and written historical reports for the HABS/HAER/HALS Collections at the Prints and Photographs Division of The Library of... See More

 

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