Track 2: Sustainability and Conservation of Built Heritage in the Americas
Come Rain or Shine
A conversation on the effects of climate change and tourism on the ongoing stewardship of La Habana, Cuba; Trinidad, Cuba; and Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The panel will include Universo Garcia, Independent Architect, Havana and Professor of Architecture at CUJAE, University of Havana, Cuba; Arq. Nancy Benitez, Oficina del Conservador de Trinidad de Cuba; and Edith Salas Osorio, Arquitecta, Restauradora, Urbanista- Alberto Herrera Diaz Arquitectos Cartagena, Colombia.
The topics of this panel discussion will range from the presentation of speculative remedial projects to a discussion of data banks and resources for climate effects on the subject cities and an ongoing discussion on conversation and management techniques as part of stewardship responsibilities.