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Navigating History: Balancing Educational Needs, Project Budgets, and Heritage

It can be challenging to balance competing priorities when completing projects on historic campuses. An educational planner and an architect who focuses on historic preservation use case studies to demonstrate how two different 100-year-old, multi-building campuses with distinctive architectural styles have navigated this challenge. Presented at EDspaces 2017 and LearningSCAPES 2017, this presentation shares strategies for balancing historic integrity with a school’s educational mission, addressing difficult demolition decisions, and working within public funding constraints, as well as how strategies may differ between new construction and renovation/addition projects and between eligible and listed properties.

Co-Presented by:
Julie Walleisa, AIA, LEED AP, ALEP, Principal/Architect
Keri Stevenson, AIA, Coordinator/Architect