Jenna C. Bresler, PE
Jenna Cellini Bresler is a Senior Project Engineer at Silman in Boston, MA. She joined Silman in 2008 as the fourth Robert Silman Fellow for Preservation Engineering at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, focusing on the preservation and maintenance of modern heritage. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Historic Preservation Master of Science program and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Lafayette College. Jenna has previously lectured at APTi, ACI, and the KWAH conferences. She currently resides in Ann Arbor, MI.
Ryan Foster, AIA, is a preservation architect and Associate Principal at McGinley Kalsow and Associates, Inc. in Sommerville, MA, specializing in the assessment, preservation, renovation, and adaptive reuse of historic buildings. His expertise with traditional buildin materials and methods complements his focus on integrating historically significant buildings with modern systems and uses. With over 15 years of experience, Mr. Foster utilizes Building Integrated Modeling (BIM) to coordinate projects through all phases of design and construction administration, including feasibility studies and conditions assessments. He excels in Revit modeling and 3-dimensional design tools, allowing for increased understanding of complex buildings as well as creativity and greater precision in adaptive reuse projects. Mr. Foster believes that technology is key to the long-term preservation of historic buildings and that utilizing BIM technology to understand and showcase the potential of historic buildings is key to promoting preservation.
Monday, September 24
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM