Talk / Sydney : Shared Built Heritage / 14 Aug

Shophouses in George Town, Malaysia. GAO

Friday 14 August 2015


Come and hear the Secretary of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Shared Built Heritage, John Ward, speak about his involvement with Shared Built Heritage, and Cheryl Lappin, Senior Strategic Planner at Shellharbour City Council, enthuse about her experiences.

The ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Shared Built Heritage works closely with other ISCs and national ICOMOS committees, and forms partnerships with local organisations.

ISC SBH promotes awareness of the need to “share” the appreciation and the responsibility for many heritages in different countries, created by different peoples, with those having diverse cultural, religious and social backgrounds.

John Ward is a member of ICOMOS Canada. John qualified as an architect who commenced his extensive career with Heritage Conservation Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada at the National Capital offices in Ottawa-Gatineau, He had input into conservation guidelines, evaluations of federal heritage buildings, management plans for National Historic Sites of Canada, and strategic advice to the Parks Canada National Historic Sites Directorate. John has coordinated intervention reviews for Federal buildings, and provided heritage conservation advice for buildings around Ottawa Parliament Hill, the Central Experimental Farm, and Federal Heritage Railway Stations across the country. John also has experience as Heritage Planner with the City of Vancouver. John joined the Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa, in 2010. His focus is on the conservation of heritage interiors, a variety of projects relating to the Parliament Buildings, the Canadian Supreme Court Building and advising on various historic museums, galleries and archive buildings.

Time & Date: Friday 14 August 2015, opens 5 pm for talk to start at 5.30 pm

Cost: Members $10, non-members $15 payable at the door.
Venue: NSW Government Architect’s Office Level 4 Conference Room McKell Building, 2-24 Rawson Place Sydney (diagonally opposite the Central Station clock tower).
RSVP: By Monday 10 August 2015 to Kate Higgins via email Please note: An RSVP is needed because of secure building access and for catering purposes.

Download: Flyer – 14 August 2015

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