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Monday, August 13 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Managing Physical & Digital Architecture, Design, & Construction Records #1904 [A&D] Day 1 of 2

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Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, Graphic Design and many other professions produce design and construction records that provide a unique perspective for understanding the design process and the built environment. These records, created through complicated work processes, often are produced with fragile materials, fugitive media, and complex digital files, making the implementation of basic archival functions of appraisal, arrangement, description, preservation, and reference a formidable task.

In this two-day workshop, participants learn how to preserve and provide access to physical and digital design and construction records. The first day covers the process of design, legal issues, appraisal, types of records, arrangement, and description; the second day focuses on media and support identification, preservation, reformatting, reference, and patron use.

Fees: Advance / Regular

SAA Members: $329 / $389
Employees of SAA Member Institutions: $349 / $409
Nonmembers: $439 / $549

Credits: 1.5 CEUs, 10 ARCs, 1 A&D Tactical and Strategic

Class size is limited to ensure interaction between the instructor(s) and participants. Pre-conference Course fees are in addition to conference fees.

Speakers
avatar for Aliza Leventhal

Aliza Leventhal

Corporate Librarian/Archivist, Sasaki Associates
With a BA from Smith College and a MLIS/MA from Simmons College's dual degree archival management and history program, Aliza Leventhal has spent her archival career focused on addressing the difficulties CAD and BIM files pose for long term preservation and access. She is the co-chair... Read More →
avatar for Tim Walsh

Tim Walsh

Fellow, Library Innovation Lab at Harvard University
Tim is currently a Summer Fellow at the Library Innovation Lab at Harvard University, where he is working on software tools to help librarians and archivists manage sensitive information in digital archives. | Previously, Tim was the Digital Archivist at the Canadian Centre for Architecture... Read More →


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