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Traditional Building Conference and CARTA Symposium, Denver

The Traditional Building Conference Series delivers focused, relevant education for architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, building owners and facilities managers in a time efficient format at beautiful historic venues. On the 5-6 October, the Traditional Building Conference will convene at the University of Colorado Denver in the historic St. Cajetan’s Church.

In a two-day interactive event you will learn from best-in-class experts and practitioners about historic preservation; adaptive use; urban infill; classical design; sustainable design; building restoration/maintenance; traditional building materials and methods.

Seminars will include:
•Repairing and Replacing Steel Windows
•Urban Infill and Preserving a Sense of Place
•Traditional Doors: A Master Class on Craft, Form and Function
•New Technology for Historic and Traditional Buildings
•Heritage Areas and Development


The Denver Traditional Building Conference takes place in cooperation with the Center for Advanced Research on Traditional Architecture (CARTA) at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver.

CARTA is holding its first annual symposium, Designing a Better Future, on Saturday and Sunday, 3-4 October. INTBAU College of Traditional Practitioners (ICTP) member Andres Duany and Michael Mehaffy, Chair of INTBAU’s College of Chapters are among the special guests for the symposium.  Also speaking at the symposium is Christine G.H Franck, who is founding Director of the Centre for Advanced Research in Traditional Architecture (CARTA) at the University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture & Planning and also a board member for INTBAU USA.

For more information and to register for CARTA’s symposium, please click here.

To find out more information about the Denver Traditional Building Conference including registering for the event please click here.