• Natna Center r Preservatn Tecngy and Tranng
NCPTT: Impacting The World of Preservation
1. Emphasize preservation tech-nology research.2. Train proessionals in newtechnologies.3. Serve as a knowledge center.4. Convene leading authorities.5. Promote cultural stewardshipthrough education
1. Protect cultural resourcesagainst vandalism, looting andterrorism.2. Conserve modern architectur-al materials.3. Meet the preservation needso houses o worship and cem-eteries.4. Evaluate previously appliedpreservation treatments.5. Measure impact o pollutionon cultural resources.6. Preserve threatened culturallandscapes.
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Piladelpia. NCPTT bradened its initiativet partner wit te AIA/histric ResurcesCmmittee and te Natinal Assciatin Cllegiate Scls Arcitecture t betterintegrate istric preservatin int te basic curriculum pressinal arcitecture de-gree prgrams. Tese erts will als leadt unite prpnents preservatin and tesustainable design mvement. oter areas advcacy, activities and researc includeardable using, cmmunity revitaliza-tin, apprpriate inll and redevelpmentstrategies, GIS, materials cnservatin, urbanistric arcelgy and cultural landscapeissues.Te Materials Researc Prgram, alreadypartnering successully wit parks, labrat-ries, gvernment agencies and universities,sarpened its activities in 2004 t includenew researc in partnersip wit te Depart-ment Veteran’s Aairs and te Cane RiverCrele Natinal histrical Park. Cntinuingt be a majr prgram was te natinal cem-etery preservatin initiative wic prducedreginal seminars and wrksps in te mid-Atlantic, Nrtwest, central-Sut, as well asLuisiana. It is anticipated tat wrksps will be eld wit lcal preservatin grups inoregn and Flrida, as well as ter parts te United States. Te NCPTT EnvirnmentalExpsure Camber was upgraded and newequipment was added t te lab in rdert increase te eciency te nging airpllutin depsitin studies n cnslidatedstne and te DuPnt stne prtectant treat-ments. Summer interns rm all ver tecuntry strengtened and enanced teseresearc prjects.Based n te recmmendatins apressinal review panel, NCPTT awardeda ttal 12 PTTGrants, wit awards ttaling$410,268.Cntinuing te traditin partnersips,te NCPTT c-sted te 2004 US/ICoMoSInternatinal Sympsium in Natcitces n“Preservatin and Stewardsip Culturaland Eclgical Landscapes.” Te assembly was well attended rm all parts te cun-try and resulted in te “Natcitces Decla-ratin n histric Landscapes.” Additinalpartners included te Cane River CreleNatinal histrical Park and te Cane RiverNatinal heritage Area.NCPTT, in making and planning greatstrides in its missin t advance te use sci-ence and tecnlgy in istric preservatinin 2004, as becme te essential surce knwledge and researc tat enables nt nlyte Natinal Park Service, but ter gvern-ment and private agencies, t carry n teirwn missins cultural resurce manage-ment. Its prgrams and activities are makingan impact n istric preservatin nt nly inte United States, but arund te wrld.
Executive DirectorKirk CordellMarketingJeff GuinMaterials Research &TrainingMary S. StriegelArcheology &Collections Research& Training
Architecture &Engineering Research& Training
Network AdministratorLance EllisWeb Development SpecialistSean CliffordIntern Jennifer Renfrow
Architecture &Engineering ResearchFellowAndy Ferrell
Dupont ResearchFellowElizaBeth GuinJoint-FacultyResearcherTye BottingMRP AssistantJames GuidrySecretaryMary Ellen ServelloReceptionistMary BistodeauHeritageEducation— LouisianaSheila RichmondHeritage EducationAssistantKim BowenHistoricLandscapesResearch &Training