Built Heritage Conservation Generally

ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage (ISCARSAH)

The International Scientific Committee on the Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage (ISCARSAH) was founded by ICOMOS in 1996 as a forum and network for engineers involved in the restoration and care of building heritage.

 

Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, The U.S. Department of the Interior

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties are common sense historic preservation principles in non-technical language. They promote historic preservation best practices to help protect the United States’ irreplaceable cultural resources. 

(From personal reference resources of ISC20C member Gunny Harboe)

 

Preservation Briefs, Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, The U.S. Department of the Interior

Preservation Briefs provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings. They help historic building owners recognize and resolve common problems prior to work.

(From personal reference resources of ISC20C member Gunny Harboe)

 

Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation & Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, The U.S. Department of the Interior, 2011

(From personal reference resources of ISC20C member Gunny Harboe)

 

Miles Lewis’ Australian Building database

(From personal reference resources of Elizabeth Robertson)

 

Miles Lewis’ Australian architectural database

(From personal reference resources of Elizabeth Robertson)

 

Abstracts of International conservation literature

(From personal reference resources of Elizabeth Robertson)

 

Consevation OnLine

(From personal reference resources of Elizabeth Robertson)

 

Historical Atlas of Sydney (Digitised maps from City of Sydney archive)

(From personal reference resources of Elizabeth Robertson)

 

Guideline: Developing heritage places – Using the development criteria, Heritage Branch, QLD Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, 2013 [PDF size: 3.5MB]

This is a planning tool to help identify, plan and track necessary steps of the heritage development process. It offers a comprehensive checklist that development applicants and assessing authorities can use to systematically consider the impacts of a proposed heritage development. It also offers users tips for and examples of successful approaches to meeting challenges of heritage development and adaptive reuse. This guideline was awarded a high commendation by the Queensland Division Planning Institute of Australia Awards.

 (From personal reference resources of AICOMOS member Fiona Gardiner)