National Preservation Institute Cultural Landscape Trainings

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 12:00am to Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:55pm

The Historic Preservation Division will host two National Preservation Institute Trainings focusing on Cultural Landscapes. The two courses are offered in conjunction, November 14-16, 2023 at the DCA Main Office. More information and links to register can be found below.

Cultural Landscapes: An Introduction  

  • November 14-15, 2023
  • 9am- 5pm
  • DCA Main Office, Atlanta, GA

In this introduction to the basics of cultural landscapes, learn about designed, vernacular, and ethnographic landscapes, and historic sites. Review applicable laws and regulations, and discuss how to identify and inventory character-defining features of a landscape. Explore the concepts of preservation planning and documentation, and the development of the cultural landscape report for use in managing historic and cultural landscapes. Case studies illustrate realistic approaches to effective landscape management and preservation. 

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Cultural Landscapes: Advanced Tools for Managing Change 

  • November 16, 2023
  • 9am- 5pm
  • DCA Main Office, Atlanta, GA

In this advanced cultural landscapes seminar, explore the sometimes conflicting issues that direct the process of change and decision making for challenging landscapes. Review the practice and discuss the implications of inventorying, evaluating, treating, and maintaining landscape resources. Identify tools and techniques for managing change when difficult issues affect the process. Understand the philosophical foundations for making sound, educated decisions about the preservation and long-term management of historic and cultural landscapes. 

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DCA Main Office
60 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
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