This webinar seeks to address the growing pressure on BC’s heritage resources. The four presenters discuss the challenges and opportunities facing heritage conservation projects in order to provide clarity on the different elements that professionals are navigating when executing these projects. They provide case study examples of projects they have each worked on.
All presenters are members of the Canadian Association for Heritage Professionals, with expertise in different types of heritage disciplines.
Donald Luxton is the Senior Cultural Heritage Advisor and principal at Donald Luxton and Associates. He has practised in the field of heritage conservation since 1983, and has demonstrated experience in all aspects of heritage planning and restoration. He has demonstrated experience in all aspects of municipal heritage planning, heritage area site planning, and feasibility studies. Past projects include numerous municipal heritage inventories, strategies and management plans.
Elana Zysblat is a heritage consultant and principal at Ance Building Services. In this capacity she provides a vast array of heritage conservation consulting services. Elana is the current President of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals board and is a director on the Friends of the Vancouver City Archives board.
Britney Dack is the Heritage Planner with the City of New Westminster and chair Heritage BC’s board. She is a Registered Professional Planner, Past President of the BC Heritage Fairs Society, and past Chair of a local Community Heritage Commission. In her work she administers Heritage Conservation Areas, Historic Districts, and Heritage Revitalization Agreements.
John Dam is a building conservation engineer and principal at John Dam & Associates. John has practiced in the conservation of historic buildings and structures for over 20 years. To meet the challenges of preserving our built heritage, John utilizes his experience in building envelope theory, structural design, and material science while promoting good conservation methods and remaining mindful of the demands of construction economics. In her work she administers Heritage Conservation Areas, Historic Districts, and Heritage Revitalization Agreements.
This webinar was recorded on June 12, 2020.
It has a run-time of 1 hour and 6 minutes.