RIHPHC: Come Back to the Future, Rhode Island! Conference TOUR preview

Tours? At a virtual conference?

Just three more weeks until Rhode Island's 35th historic preservation conference! We're bringing you new opportunities to explore the field, connect with old friends, and meet new contacts, all in a virtual format. And YES, there will be tours!

View the agenda and register!

Hop on a virtual bus for exclusive 3-D tours:

Architecture for Architects: Roger Williams University's School of Architecture Through Four Decades of Change (presented by KITE Architects)

Are you ready for that yet? A 3-D tour of Clouds Hill (Clouds Hill Museum)

Janus Forward and Back: Creating Spaces for Old and New Stories in the Public Realm (The Avenue Concept)

Matterport Matters: Behind the Scenes on a Virtual Tour of Château-sur-Mer (The Preservation Society of Newport County)

Suburban Modern: A Visit to the Rolland and Alice Jones House (Claudia and Lenny Iannuccilli)

Lace up your virtual sneakers for on-demand video tours:

Apponaug's Brayton Cemetery (Warwick Historical Cemeteries Commission)

Exploring the Knight Campus Megastructure (Brewster Thornton Group Architects)

Return of the Megastructure: An Architectural History of the Knight Campus (RIHPHC)

Stones at Work: Geology and Architecture of the Pawtuxet River Valley (CCRI)

A Virtual Stroll Around the Knight Estate (CCRI + RIHPHC)

Tour your own architectural environment in sync with:

Patabiologique Béton Brut: An Artistic Exploration of Knight Campus (Janaya Kizzie and Viera Levitt)

Thanks to all of our tour guides for sharing these creative approaches to interpreting historic places!

Also join us for these live programs:

Thursday's keynote address: “The Accidental Archivist” by George Smart, Modern architecture advocate and creator of the USModernist Radio podcast

Friday's keynote address: “Black Landscapes Matter” by Kofi Boone, FASLA, Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University

Sessions exploring Ira Rakatansky's Modernist architecture, Indigenizing design, monuments, postwar suburbs, African heritage landscapes, the virtual vanguard, historic house curators, preservation futurism, climate change, monuments, preserving modern architecture, and the Gaspee's 250th

Historic District Commission workshops on Wednesday--open to all

Networking and conversation

Registration: $25 (includes all days) | Student discounts available

View Agenda + Register!

Approved APA/AICP Certification Maintenance sessions are indicated on the agenda. Educational credits for AIA members are being finalized and will be noted once approved.

Thank you, sponsors

We are grateful to all of our sponsors (full list on conference website). It's not too late to sign up! Email Julie Roper for more information.

Courtesy of RIHPHC

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