Preservation Maintenance Planning
Instructor: David Arbogast
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Although the field of historic preservation seems to be dominated by spasmodic restorations of buildings, the hard work consists of the regular, routine maintenance of these resources. This course has been developed to address those needs both in the short-term and in the long-term cycles. It is intended both for those actively engaged in maintenance and for those responsible for the management of the resources.The instructor, David Arbogast, is an architectural conservator with over thirty years of experience in the field. He brings to the course a wealth of experience and knowledge both from the professional and from the occupational maintenance of historic resources.
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David Arbogast is an architectural conservator with a private practice in Davenport, Iowa. After receiving his graduate degree in 1974 from Columbia University in architectural restoration he worked as an historical architect for the National Park Service in the Midwest Regional Office in Omaha, the Northeast Regional Office in Boston, and the Denver Service Center over a span of eight years. He then was employed by an architectural firm in Iowa City, Iowa, following which he has maintained a private practice first in Iowa City and now in Davenport. His specialties are paint and mortar analysis, although his practice encompasses the full spectrum of architectural conservation with projects ranging from state capitol buildings to log cabins and from Alaska to Florida.