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APTNE 2014 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Innovative Adaptive Reuse of Historic Structures

  • 07 Feb 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts
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APTNE 2014
Annual Symposium

Innovative Adaptive Reuse of Historic Structures

New Old South Church,
Back Bay, Boston, MA

Friday, February 7, 2014


Key Note: Pullman
Event: Consigli Construction
Reception: Nicholson & Galloway
Platinum Level: Canning Studios
Deerpath Construction Corporation
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Gold Level: Essex Works, Ltd.
Femenella & Associates, Inc.
Gale Engineers and Planners
Jablonski Building Conservation, Inc.
Landmark Facilities Group, Inc.
Robert Silman Associates
Spenser and Vogt Group Architecture
Shaws Terra Cotta
Robert Silman Associates
Thornton Tomasetti
Vertical Access, LLC
Silver Level: Brisk Waterproofing Company
Evergreene Architechural Arts
Facade Maintenance Design
Finegold Alexander Architects
Goody Clancy
ICRI - Connecticut Chapter
Kaese & Lynch Architecture and
Shawmut Design and Construction
Sullivan Engineering, LLC

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 7th:

8:30 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 9:45 Welcome by President of APTNE, Chris Dabek
9:45 - 10:15 Keynote Speaker, Robert Silman, PE, ASCE Felllow
10:15 - 10:35 The Ten Commandments: Origins and Use of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation, Tod Bryant
10:35 - 11:00 Coffee and Refreshment Break
11:00 - 11:20 Updating Historic Buildings through Changing Codes and Technologies, Lori Ferriss & Michael Auren, PE
11:20 - 11:40 Hidden Infrastructure: Significance meets Performance at the Park Avenue Armory, Brigitte Cook, AIA & Debora Machado Barros
11:40 - 12:00 Adaptive Restoration of the Broomell Vapor Heating Sysytem at the Wagner Free Institute of Science, Gerard Rauth, PE
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 1:50
The Granite Building: Innovative Re-use of an Abandoned Landmark, Matthew Tonello, PE
1:50 - 2:10
Daunting but Doable: Reusing Historic Asylums, Priya Jain & Andrea Brue, AIA
2:10 - 2:30
From Vichy to V-8: The Conversion of a Bottling Plant to an Automobile Museum, Elisabeth Bakker Johnson, Assoc. AIA
2:30 - 3:00
Coffee and Refreshment Break
3:00 - 3:20
A Role of Adaptive Reuse: Weaving Historic Structures into Urban Neighborhoods – Lessons from Post-Disaster, Japan, Student Jiewon Song
3:20 - 3:40
Rehabilitation Projects Stimulate Growth within a Shrinking City: A Study of Selected Projects in Midtown Detroit, Jennifer Henriksen, AIA
3:40 - 4:10
4:10 - 4:25
Closing Remarks, Chris Dabek
4:25 - 4:45 Annual Meeting / Chapter Highlights
5:00 - 7:00 Reception, Trinity Church

Saturday, February 8th:

10:00 - 12:00 Trinity Church Tour: Lead by Jean Caroon, FAIA. (See below for sign-up.)

Registration Includes

- Coffee / Refreshments

- A Boxed Lunch can be purchased with your ticket for $20.   

- A catered Reception will be held after the Symposium; entrance for which can be purchased for $20 with your ticket.  

- A tour of Trinity Church can be purchased for $15.

- Member / Non-member rates are for calendar year 2014.  You will have an opportunity to join or renew your membership during the ticket sign-up process. An Individual Membership plus a Membership Level Registration to the event constitutes a $15 savings over the Non-Member Registration.  

- Networking with Industry Suppliers and Organizations at their Tables, including:  KEIM Mineral Coatings of America, Boston Valley Terra Cotta, Prosoco, Inc. and Cathedral Stone Products


Details and Logistics

Sponsorship and Vendor Tables

- If your organization would like to be a sponsor or set up a Vendor Table for this event, please click here to learn more or sign up.  

Continuing Education

- This event qualifies for 3.5 AIA HSW Learning Units.

- Please note your preference for reporting LU's during the registration process.  Confirmation of attendance will be required on the day of the Symposium.    

Transportation / Parking


Trinity Tour Information:

A two-hour tour of Trinity Church, a National Historic Landmark designed by H. H. Richardson, will showcase the history, art and architecture of the building, including murals and stained glass windows by John La Farge. Jean Caroon will describe the planning and construction of the five year phased work which created 12,000 square feet of new space below the church, restored the interior and exterior of the tower and incorporated a new ground source heat pump system with 8,000 linear feet of geoexchange in the heart of Copley Square.

If you are a new attendee, sign up through the Symposium registration (above). 

Otherwise sign-up through the a la carte registration here:  Trinity Tour

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