Heritage and Sustainability 1: Built Heritage

This Practice Note relates to the conservation of existing buildings and improvements to their environmental performance. The Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note series is expected to include: Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note1: Built Heritage (this Practice Note) Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note 2: Cultural Landscape Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note 3: Intangible Heritage Heritage and…

Recent APT activities

Special issue of APT Bulletin on climate change and historic preservation The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) recently released a special issue of APT Bulletin: The Journal of Preservation Technology which examines the intersection of climate change and historic preservation. The bulletin includes content from US, Canada and the UK. You can read an outline…

Living Building Challenge: capital city workshops and new guidelines

The Living Building Challenge – ‘the built environment’s most rigorous performance standard’ – is once again offering the Living Building Challenge 3.0 workshop – but this time, with Australian case studies. This all-day course provides an in-depth look at the Living Building Challenge, from high-level philosophy to the detail of the certification process. This course would be…