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Oct 16 2020 Lecture /

Heritage and Waste: Values, Circular Economy and Deconstruction

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST




Free webinar on October 16, 12pm – 1:30pm. Three speakers will consider how heritage and conservation can address the issue of waste in building materials, with reference to dynamic heritage values, principles of the Circular Economy, and practices of deconstruction for reuse.


  • Building Conservation and the Circular Economy, Satu Huuhka, Senior Research Fellow/Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture, Tampere University, Finland;
  • Waste and New Heritage Values, Susan Ross, OAQ, FAPT, Associate Professor, Carleton University, Canada
  • Deconstructing Heritage, Tina McCarthy, MDS, Preservation Planner, Town of Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
  • Dr. Ona Vileikis, editor of the Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, will make an announcement about the special issue on Heritage and Waste

Moderators: Victoria Angel and Zeynep Ekim, ERA Architects, Canada.

Presented by: NSERC CREATE Heritage Engineering program; Carleton University School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies; Tampere University; ERA Architects Inc.; Emerald Publishing; ICOMOS Canada; and APT Ottawa Valley-Outaouais Chapter.