Always glad to promote the courses from the Vancouver Heritage Foundation:

Survival Tales: The Stories of Three Renovations
October 12th, 5 – 9 pm  / $60 + HST
BCIT Downtown, 555 Seymour Street

Real-world stories of 3 heritage renovations presented by a homeowner and 2  project architects. Get an idea of what to expect and prepare for in the process of planning and executing a heritage renovation.

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Heritage 101
Oct 22,  March 3, 2012, 9 am – 5 pm  / $125 + HST
401 E Waterfront Road, Vancouver

Understand the broader context of why and how to conserve older buildings.  This course is delivered by CoV Senior Heritage Planner Marco D’Agostini and Heritage Consultants Judy  Oberlander and Don Luxton.

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Road Map: Writing a Conservation Plan for your Building
October 26th, 5 – 9 pm  / $60 + HST
BCIT Downtown, 555 Seymour Street

What is a conservation plan and how to write one with architect Eric Pattison.

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Heritage & Sustainability: Assessing Energy Efficiency in Older Homes
Public lecture, Thurs Nov 3rd, 7pm / Free  Workshop, Nov
5th, 9 am – 5 pm  /  $125 + HST
BCIT Downtown, 555 Seymour Street

This all-day workshop will discuss how to evaluate the performance of older houses, and decide on appropriate interventions to improve their energy efficiency. Presenters include EMBERS Draught Proofing Division, Building Insight Technologies, City of Vancouver Sustainability Group, Province of BC, local case study homeowners, and Barbara Campagna.
Free Thursday public lecture will be delivered by noted heritage & sustainability architect Barbara Campagna.

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How to Research the History of a Building – at the Downtown Vancouver Public Library
November 15th,  6:30 – 8:30 pm  / Free
VPL 350 W Georgia Street
Registration required.

 

Information and Registration here.

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