HERM 671: Documentation and Condition Assessment Report a Broken Link

Heritage Resources Management 671: Documentation and Condition Assessment gives students the opportunity to explore new ways of observing and thinking about the built environment through practical application of documentation methods and fieldwork exercises.

Unit 1: Recording Historic Places for Conservation


Letellier, R., Schmid, W., & LeBlanc, F. (2002). Recording, documentation, and information management for the conservation of heritage places, Vol.1: Guiding principles. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

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Overview

Selection from Guidance (pp. 19–56)

Gamini, W., Thompson, J., & Young, C. (2013). World Heritage Resource Manual series. Managing cultural world heritage. UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICCROM, ICOMOS, & IUCN.

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Chapter 3: Understanding Management in the World Heritage Context

Chapter 4: Defining, Assessing and Improving Heritage Management Systems

Canada’s Historic Places (a collaboration of Parks Canada and the provincial and territorial governments). (2010). Standards and guidelines for the conservation of historic places in Canada (2nd ed.). Gatineau, QC: Canada’s Historic Places.

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Chapter 1: The Conservation Decision-Making Process

Selection from Chapter 3: The Standards for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada (pp. 21–23)

Supplementary Readings
Addison, A., Santana Quintero, M., & Severo, M. (2008). Cultural heritage repositories: Digital archives for conservation and management. Reprinted from Browsing architecture: Metadata and beyond (pp. 306–317). Fraunhofer IRB verlag.

Unit 2: Statements of Significance in Canada


World Heritage Committee. (1994, December). Nara document on authenticity. Drafted at the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, 18th session, Phuket, Thailand. Paris: UNESCO.
Stovel, H. (2008). Origins and influence of the Nara Document on Authenticity. APT Bulletin, 39(2–3), 9–17.
de la Torre, M. (ed.). (2002). Assessing the values of cultural heritage: Research report.  Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

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Assessing Values in Conservation Planning: Methodological Issues and Choices, by Randall Mason

Readings for Assignment 1
Alberta Culture and Tourism. (2015). Evaluating historic places: Eligibility, significance and integrity. Canada: Government of Alberta, Municipal Heritage Partnership Program, and Canada’s Historic Places.
Parks Canada. (2006). Canadian register of historic places: Writing statements of significance. Gatineau, QC: Parks Canada.
Supplementary Readings
Barrett, S. (2002). Your Old House series. What style is it? A guide to historic housing styles. Vancouver Heritage Foundation/Victoria Heritage Foundation/Heritage Society of British Columbia.
Government of Ontario. (2006). Ontario Heritage Tool Kit series. Heritage property evaluation: A guide to listing, researching and evaluating cultural heritage property in Ontario communities. Government of Ontario.

Unit 3: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Digital Inventories


Ford, M., El Kadi, H., & Watson, L. (1999). The relevance of GIS in the evaluation of vernacular architecture. Journal of Architectural Conservation , 5(3), 64–75.
Maliene, V., Grigonis, V., Palevicius, V., & Griffiths, S. (2011, Spring). Geographic information system: Old principles with new capabilities. Urban Design International , 16(1), 1–6.
The Getty Conservation Institute. (2013, Fall). Conservation perspectives: The GCI newsletter—Heritage inventories, 28(2).
Supplementary Readings
Esri. (2016). Features (ArcGIS website). ArcGIS.
Esri. (2012, July ). What is GIS? Esri.
Arches. (2016). What is Arches? (Arches website).

Unit 4: Creating a Site Photographic Portfolio


Menuge, A., Hook, R., & Cooper, N. (2006). Understanding historic buildings: A guide to good recording practice. UK: English Heritage.
Peterson, B. (2009). Understanding photography field guide: How to shoot great photographs with any camera. New York: Amphoto Books.

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File Formats (pp. 14–17)

Selection from Exposure (pp. 27–35)

Selection from Aperture (pp. 45–49)

Selection from Shutter speed & ISO (pp. 75–85)

Supplementary Readings
Adobe Systems Incorporated. (2017). Photoshop tutorials (Adobe website).
Adobe Systems Incorporated. (2013). What is Bridge? [Video] (Adobe website).

Unit 5: Introduction to Field Notes


Andrews, D., Bedford, J., Blake, B., Bryan, P., Cromwell, T., & Lea, R. (2010). Measured and drawn: Techniques and practice for the metric survey of historic buildings (2nd ed.). UK: English Heritage.

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 3.2.2: Site Drawing

Historic American Building Survey (HABS78). (2015). Historic American buildings survey guide to field documentation. Washington: National Park Service.

Please read pages 3 to 16.

Menuge, A., Hook, R., & Cooper, N. (2006). Understanding historic buildings: A guide to good recording practice. UK: English Heritage.

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Chapter 8: Architectural Drawing Conventions

Unit 6: Recording a Floor Plan Using a Total Station


English Heritage. (2011). Traversing the past: The total station theodolite in archaeological landscape survey. UK: English Heritage.
Andrews, D., Bedford, J., Blake, B., Bryan, P., Cromwell, T., & Lea, R. (2010). Measured and drawn: Techniques and practice for the metric survey of historic buildings (2nd ed.). UK: English Heritage.

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Chapter 3.2.1: Surveying with a TST

Eppich, R., & Chabbi, A. (Eds.). (2007). Recording, documentation, and information management for the conservation of heritage places, Vol. 2: Illustrated examples. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

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Defining Cultural Landscapes, by Geofree Chikwanda

Download the “Base Recording: Gathering Information” PDF, which includes this chapter.

Unit 7: Making a Cross Section Using Rectified Photography


Andrews, D., Bedford, J., Blake, B., Bryan, P., Cromwell, T., & Lea, R. (2010). Measured and drawn: Techniques and practice for the metric survey of historic buildings (2nd ed.). UK: English Heritage.

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Chapter 3.1.1: Rectified Photography

English Heritage. (2005). The presentation of historic building survey in CAD. UK: English Heritage.

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Illustrations

Eppich, R., & Chabbi, A. (Eds.). (2007). Recording, documentation, and information management for the conservation of heritage places, Vol. 2: Illustrated examples. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

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Condition Assessment: Working with Information

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Unit 8: Photogrammetry


CIPA. (1994). Photogrammetric capture: The “3x3” rules (Adapted from P. Waldhäusl & C. Ogleby, conference paper presented at ISPRS Commission V CIPA symposium Close Range Techniques and Machine Vision, Melbourne, Australia, 1994.
Andrews, D., Bedford, J., Blake, B., Bryan, P., Cromwell, T., & Lea, R. (2010). Measured and drawn: Techniques and practice for the metric survey of historic buildings (2nd ed.). UK: English Heritage.

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Chapter 3.1.2: Photogrammetry

Unit 9: 3D Scanning


Andrews, D., Bedford, J., Blake, B., Bryan, P., Cromwell, T., & Lea, R. (2010). Measured and drawn: Techniques and practice for the metric survey of historic buildings (2nd ed.). UK: English Heritage.

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Chapter 3.1.5: Laser Scanning

English Heritage. (2011). 3D laser scanning for heritage: Advice and guidance to users on laser scanning in archaeology and architecture (2nd ed.). UK: English Heritage.

Please read Chapters 1 to 6.

Fabris, M., Achilli, V., Bragagnolo, D., Menin, A., & Salemi, G. (2011). Filling lacunas in terrestrial laser scanning data: The “Cavallo ligneo” of the “Palazzo della Ragione” (Padua, Italy). In E. Stylianidis, P. Patias, & M. Santana Quintero (Eds.), The ISPRS international archives of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, Vol. XXXVIII-5/C19. CIPA heritage documentation: Best practices and applications, Series 1, 2007 & 2009. CIPA (International Scientific Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage).
Héno, R., & Egels, Y. Architectural patrimony management in Yemen. In E. Stylianidis, P. Patias, & M. Santana Quintero (Eds.), The ISPRS international archives of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, Vol. XXXVIII-5/C19. CIPA heritage documentation: Best practices and applications, Series 1, 2007 & 2009. CIPA (International Scientific Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage).
Eppich, R., & Chabbi, A. (Eds.). (2007). Recording, documentation, and information management for the conservation of heritage places, Vol. 2: Illustrated examples. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

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A Record for Posterity, by Alonzo C. Addison
 

Download the “Base Recording: Gathering Information” PDF, which includes this chapter.


Virtual Solutions, by José Luis Lerma and Carmen Pérez
 

Download the “Data Management” PDF, which includes this chapter.

Supplementary Readings
Fatuzzo, G., Mussumeci, G., Oliveri, S. M., & Sequenzia, G. (2011). The “Guerriero di Castiglione”: Reconstructing missing elements with integrated non-destructive 3D modelling techniques. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38(12), 3533–3540.
Learning Tools for Advanced Three-Dimensional Surveying in Risk Awareness Project (3D Risk Mapping). (2008). 3D risk mapping: Theory and practice on terrestrial laser scanning—Training material based on practical applications, Version 4. BEL: Vlaams Leonardo Da Vinci Agentschap v. z. w.

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Chapter 1: 3D Spatial Information in Making Informed Decisions

Chapter 3.1: Survey Planning

Unit 10: Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)


Historic England. (2015). Where on Earth are we? The role of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in archaeological field survey. UK: English Heritage.
Eppich, R., & Chabbi, A. (Eds.). (2007). Recording, documentation, and information management for the conservation of heritage places, Vol. 2: Illustrated examples. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute.

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Mapping Features, by J. A. Van Tilburg, C. Arévalo Pakarati, and A. Hom

Download the “Base Recording: Gathering Information” PDF, which includes this chapter.

Unit 11: Historic Building Pathology


Canada’s Historic Places (a collaboration of Parks Canada and the provincial and territorial governments). (2010). Standards and guidelines for the conservation of historic places in Canada (2nd ed.). Gatineau, QC: Canada’s Historic Places.

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Chapter 2: The Conservation Treatments: Preservation, Rehabilitation and Restoration

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Selection from Chapter 3: The Standards for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada (pp. 21–23)

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Selection from Chapter 4: The Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada (Introduction to 4.3: Guidelines for Buildings, pp. 127–128)

Victoria Memorial Museum Building Rehabilitation
Burke, S., & Macdonald, S. (2014). Creativity and conservation: Managing significance at the Sydney Opera House. APT Bulletin, 45(2/3), 31–37.
Cook, M. (2009, Mar 22). “The project of a lifetime”: By mixing gothic heritage with contemporary design and Canadian materials, the architects of the ambitious rethink of the West Block are drawing on similar successful European projects. The Ottawa Citizen, A6.
Cacciotti, R., Valach, J., Kuneš, P., Čerňanský, M., Blaško, M., & Křemen, P. (2013). Monument Damage Information System (MONDIS): An ontological approach to cultural heritage documentation. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W1, 55–60.
Percy, K., Hanley, C., Santana Quintero, M., Fai, S., Ouimet, C., Cancino, C., Rainer, L., & Villacorta-Santamato, L. Recording earthen architecture at the Peruvian Andes: The case of Kuño Tambo church’s historic wall paintings. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W1, 235–240.
ICOMOS. (2008). ICOMOS-ISCS: Illustrated glossary on stone deterioration patterns. ICOMOS.
Slaton, D. (n.d.). Preservation brief 43: The preparation and use of historic structure reports. Washington, DC: Technical Preservation Services, National Parks Service.
Hensley, J. E., & Aguilar, A. (2011). Preservation brief 3: Improving energy efficiency in historic buildings. Washington, DC: Technical Preservation Services, National Parks Service.
Aguilar, A. (2016). Preservation brief 41: The seismic retrofit of historic buildings. Washington, DC: Technical Preservation Services, National Parks Service.
Grimmer, A. E., Hensley, J. E., Petrella, L., & Tepper, A. T. (2011). The Secretary of the Interior’s standards for rehabilitation and illustrated guidelines on sustainability for rehabilitating historic buildings. Washington, DC: Technical Preservation Services, National Parks Service.

Unit 12: Emerging Technologies


Boeykens, S., Santana Quintero, M., & Neuckermans, H. (2008). Improving architectural design analysis using 3D modeling and visualization techniques. In M. Ioannides, A. Addison, A. Georgopoulos, & L. Kalisperis (Eds.), Digital heritage: Proceedings of the 14th international Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (pp. 67–73). HUN: Archeolingua.
Fai, S., Graham, K., Duckworth, T., Wood, N., & Attar, R. (2011). Building information modelling and heritage documentation. In XXIII CIPA Symposium—Prague, Czech Republic—September 2011—Proceedings. CIPA.
Mezzino, D., Pei, W., Santana Quintero, M., and Reyes Rodriguez, R. (2015). Documenting modern Mexican architectural heritage for posterity: Barragán’s Casa Cristo, in Guadalajara, Mexico. ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W3, 199–206.
Zoran, A., & Buechley, L. (2010). Hybrid reassemblage: An exploration of craft, digital fabrication and artifact uniqueness. Leonardo, 46(1), 4–10.