WEEKLY READINGS BY THEME – FALL 2017 COURSE
This list will be updated for the course starting September 5, 2019.
Introduction: Contexts of sustainability
- Dalibard, Jacques, 1990, “Heritage Begins at Home, What thinking globally and acting locally really means,” Canadian Heritage (Spring), 8-10.
- Fairclough, Graham, 2009, “The cultural context of sustainability- Heritage and living,” Council of Europe, Heritage and Beyond 125-127.
- ICOMOS, 2011, The Paris Declaration On Heritage as a Driver of Development.
- Laduke, Winona, 1992, “Minobimaatisiiwin, The Good Life,” Cultural Survival Quarterly Magazine.
- Veerkamp, Anthony, 2009, “Slow Food,” “Slow Cities,” and their Lessons for Rural Preservation,” Forum Journal: Positioning Preservation in a Green World, (Winter 2009), 51-60.
Bridging natural/cultural heritage conservation
- Avrami, Erica, 2011, “Sustainability and the Built Environment: Forging a Role for Heritage Conservation,” Conservation Perspectives the GCI Newsletter, Heritage & Sustainability Issue 26.1: 4-9, http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/newsletters/26_1/feature.html
- Buggey, Susan and Nora Mitchell, 2008, “Cultural Landscapes: Venues for Community-Based Conservation” in Longstreth, Richard W., editor, Cultural Landscapes: Balancing Nature and Heritage in Preservation Practice. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 164-179.
- Clark, Kate, 2008, “Only Connect: Sustainable Development and Cultural Heritage,” in Fairclough, Graham, et al, The Heritage Reader, New York: Routledge, 82-98.
- Harmon, David, 2007, “A Bridge over the Chasm: Finding Ways to Achieve Integrated Natural and Cultural Heritage Conservation,” International Journal of Heritage Studies, 13. 4–5: 380–392.
Community and land-based stewardship
- Ball, Cynthia, et al, 2012, “Reconnection and Reconciliation in Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks: Jasper National Park, Canada,” in Amareswar Galla, editor, World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders, Cambridge, University Press/UNESCO, 158-168.
- Beckford, Clinton L., et al, 2010, “Aboriginal Environmental Wisdom, Stewardship, and Sustainability: Lessons from the Walpole First Nations, Ontario, Canada,” The Journal of Environmental Education 41.4, 239-248.
- Lawrence, Roderick J. 2006, “Learning from the Vernacular, Basic Principles for Sustaining Human Habitats,” in Asquith, Lindsay, and Marcel Vellinga, eds. Vernacular Architecture in the Twenty-first Century: Theory, Education and Practice, London: Taylor & Francis, 110-127.
- Rankin, Lisa, Amanda Crompton, 2013, “The Labrador Metis and the Politics of Identity: Understanding the Archaeological Past to Negotiate a Sustainable Future,” International Journal of Heritage and Sustainable Development, 3.1: 71-79.
- Hodgson-Smith, Kathy L., and Natalie Kermoal, 2015, “Community-Based Research and Métis Women’s Knowledge in Northwestern Saskatchewan, in Kermoal, Natalie, and Isabel Altamirano-Jiménez, ed., Living on the Land, Indigenous Women’s Understanding of Place, AU Press. 139-167.
Frameworks for advocacy, policy and planning
- Clarkson, Linda, et al, 1992, “Calls to Actions,” Our Responsibility to the Seventh Generation, Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Development, International Institute for Sustainable Development. 77-92. https://www.iisd.org/pdf/seventh_gen.pdf
- Council of Europe, 2005, Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society, (Faro Convention).
- Tandon, Sumeet, 2011, “The evolution and contradiction of Ontario’s land-use oversight mechanisms and their implications for urban sprawl,” Carleton University, Centre for Urban Research and Education Policy Brief 2.
- Uchiyama, Christienne, 2012, “Waste of Place: Heritage Conservation and Environmental Assessment,” Canadian Studies Heritage Conservation Symposium. 1-9.
- UNESCO, 2011, “Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape,” UNESCO General Conference 36C, Annex, 5-12.
Resilient cities and landscapes in changing climates
- Crew, Rebecca, 2011, “Tree Preservation and the Cultural Effects of Climate Change,” in Longstreth, Richard, editor, Sustainability & Historic Preservation, Towards a Holistic View, Lanham, Maryland: University of Delaware Press, 43-56.
- Fowler, Edmund P., 2007, “Heritage in the ‘Burbs, How to make suburbs a lasting legacy,” in Alternatives, Canadian Environmental Ideas + Action 33.2-3.
- Melnick, Robert. “Climate Change and Landscape Preservation: A Twentieth-First Century Conundrum.” APT Bulletin 40.3-4 (2009): 35-42.
- Rodwell, Dennis, 2003, “Sustainability and the Holistic Approach to the Conservation of Historic Cities,” Journal of Architectural Conservation 9.1: 58-73.
- Dean, Joanna, 2011, “Chapter Three: The Social Production of a Canadian Urban Forest,” in Genevieve Massard-Guilbaud and Richard Rodger, Environmental and Social Justice in the City, Historical Perspectives, Cambridge: White Horse Press, 67-87.
Built heritage, modernity and sustainable rehabilitation
- Elefante, Carl, 2012 (2007), “The Greenest Building Is…One That Is Already Built,” Forum Journal 21.4. 67-72.
- Parks Canada, 2016, “Appendix C: Case Studies,” Building Resilience, Practical Guidelines for the Sustainable Rehabilitation of Buildings in Canada, Parks Canada, 135-150.
- Ross, Susan, 2008, “How Green Was Canadian Modernism, How Sustainable will it be?” Docomomo Journal: Canada Modern 38: 67-72.
- Sanders, Russell, et al, 2011, “Sustainable Restoration of Yale University’s Art + Architecture Building,” APT Bulletin 42.2/3: 29-35.
- Wakelin, Brian, 2005, “Curtain wall versus energy upgrades at Buchanan Building, UBC,” in Susan Algie and James Ashby editors, Conserving the Modern in Canada, Conference Proceedings, 191-198.
Sustaining and assessing cultural heritage
- De Silva, Megan and Jane Henderson, 2011, “Sustainability in Conservation Practice,” Journal of the Institute of Conservation 34.1, 5-15.
- Simms, S. Jordan, “A Polluting Concept of Culture: Native Artefacts Contaminated with Toxic Preservatives,” International Journal of Heritage Studies 11.4 (September 2005): 327-339.
- Stubbs, Michael, 2004. “Heritage-Sustainability: Developing a Methodology for the Sustainable Appraisal of the Historic Environment.” Planning, Practice and Research 19:3, pp. 285-305
- United Nations, 2015, “SDG 11: Make Cities and Human Settlements Safe, Resilient, Sustainable,” Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 26.
Economics, tourism and local strategies
- Dobson, Stephen, 2011 “Sustaining Place Through Community Walking Initiatives,” Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development 1.2: 109-121.
- Landorf, Christine, 2009, “Managing for Sustainable tourism: A Review of Six cultural World Heritage Sites,” Journal of Sustainable Tourism 17.1: 53-70.
- Throsby, David, 2003, “Sustainability in the Conservation of the Built Environment: An Economist’s Perspective,” in Teutonico, .M. and Frank Matero, editors, Managing Change: Sustainable Approaches to the Conservation of the Built Environment, Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 3-9.
- Barthel-Bouchier, Diane L. 2013, “Cultural Tourism and the Discourse of Sustainability,” Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability, Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, 153-176.
BOOKS ON RESERVE BY CATEGORY
- Albert, Marie-Theres, Roland Bernecker and Britta Rudolff, editors, 2013, Understanding Heritage, Perspectives in Heritage Studies, De Gruyter.
- Fairclough, Graham, et al, editor, 2008, The Heritage Reader, New York: Routledge.
- Mieg, Harald A. and Heike Oeverman, editors, 2014, Industrial Heritage Transformed, Clash of Discourses, Routledge.
- West, Susie, editor, 2010, Understanding Heritage in Practice, Manchester University Press.
Heritage conservation and sustainability
- Barthel-Bouchier, Diane L. 2013, Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press.
- Galla, Amareswar, editor, 2012, World Heritage: Benefits Beyond Borders, Cambridge, University Press/UNESCO.
- Longstreth, Richard, editor, 2011, Sustainability & Historic Preservation, Towards a Holistic View, Lanham, Maryland: University of Delaware Press.
- Teutonico, Jeanne Marie and Frank Matero, 2003, Managing Change: Sustainable Approaches to the Conservation of the Built Environment, Getty Conservation Institute.
- Young, Robert A., 2012, Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse, Island Press.
Historic urban landscapes and urban sustainability
- Bandarin, Francesco and Ron van Oers, 2014, The Historic Urban Landscape: Managing Heritage in an Urban Century, Wiley-Blackwell.
- Hough, Michael, Cities & Natural Process: A Basis for Sustainability, 2nd edition, Routledge, 2004. Electronic
- Knox, Paul L. and Heike Mayer, 2013, Small Town Sustainability: Economic, Social, and Environmental Innovation, Basel, Switzerland: Birkhauser Verlag.
- Rodwell, Dennis, 2007, Conservation and Sustainability of Historic Cities, Wiley-Blackwell.
- Whiston Spirn, Anne, 1984, The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design, Basic Books.
Cultural landscape histories and sustainability
- Campbell, Claire, 2011, A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011, U.Calgary Press.
- Longstreth, Richard W., editor, 2008, Cultural Landscapes: Balancing Nature and Heritage in Preservation Practice, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
- Luginbuhl, Yves, et al, editors, 2015, Landscape and Sustainable Development: The French Perspective, Ashgate.
- Plieninger, Tobias, and Claudia Bieling, editors, 2012, Resilience and the Cultural Landscape, Understanding and Managing Change in Human-shaped Environments, Cambridge U.P.
- Taylor, Ken and Jane L. Lennon, editors, 2012, Managing Cultural Landscapes, Routledge.
- Taylor, Ken, et al, 2015, Conserving Cultural Landscapes: Challenges and New Directions, Routledge.
- Von Droste, Bernd, et al, 1995, Cultural landscapes of universal value: components of a global strategy, Gustav Fischer/ UNESCO
- Thayer, Robert L. 1994, Gray World, Green Heart: Technology, Nature, and Sustainable Landscape, Wiley.
- Wilson, Alexander, 1991, The Culture of Nature, North American landscape from Disney to the Exxon Valdez, Between the Line.
Sustainable heritage buildings and materials
- Carroon, Jean, 2010, Sustainable Preservation, Greening Existing Buildings, Wiley.
- Gelfand, Lisa and Chris Duncan, 2012, Sustainable Renovation, Strategies for Commercial Building Systems and Envelope, Wiley.
- Larsen, Knut Einar and Nils Marstein, 2000, The Conservation of Historic Timber Structures, An Ecological Approach, Butterworth-Heinemann.
- Maddex, Diane, editor, 1981, New Energy from Old Buildings, Washington: National Trust for Historic Preservation.
- Oxley, Richard, 2003, Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings, A Sustainable Approach, Donhead.
- Prizeman, Oriel, 2015, Sustainable Building Conservation: Theory and Practice of responsive Design in the Heritage Environment, London: RIBA Publishing.
- Rose, William B., 2005, Water in Buildings: An Architect’s Guide to Moisture and Mold, New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.
- Stein, Carl, 2010, Greening Modernism, Preservation, Sustainability and the Modern Movement, Norton.
Climate and resource-based architectural design, building, materials
- Addis, Bill, 2006, Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials, A Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling, London, UK: Earthscan.
- Asquith, Lindsay, and Marcel Vellinga, eds. 2006, Vernacular Architecture in the Twenty-first Century: Theory, Education and Practice. London: Taylor & Francis.
- Banham, Reyner, 1969, Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment, Chicago: U. Chicago Press.
- Borasi, G. and M. Zardini, 2007, Sorry Out of Gas, Architecture’s Response to the 1973 Oil Crisis, Montreal: CCA.
- Brand, Stewart, 1995, How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built. Penguin Books: New York.
- Fitch, J.M. and W. Bobenhausen, 1999, American Building: The Environmental Forces That Shape It, rev. edition, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
- Porteous, Colin, 2002, The New Eco-Architecture, Alternatives from the Modern Movement, SPON.
- Steele, James, 2005, Ecological Architecture: A Critical History, London: Thames and Hudson.
Environmental history, cultural ecology, Indigenous ecological knowledge
- Crumley, Carole L. editor, 1994, Historical Ecology: Cultural Knowledge and Changing Landscapes, U. Washington Press.
- Hawkins, Gay and Stephan Mueck, editors, 2003, Culture and Waste, The Creation and Destruction of Value, Rowman and Littlefield.
- Hessing, Melody, Rebecca Raglon and Catriona Sandilands, editors, 2005, This Elusive Land: Women and the Canadian Environment, UBC Press.
- Kermoal, Natalie, and Isabel Altamirano-Jiménez, editors, 2015, Living on the Land, Indigenous Women’s Understanding of Place, AU Press.
- Massard-Guilbaud, Genevieve and Richard Rodger, editors, 2011, Environmental and Social Justice in the City, Historical Perspectives, Cambridge: White Horse Press.
Other related references by Susan Ross, the course instructor
- “Sustainable Conservation Strategies for Canada’s Modernist Wood Legacy,” Journal of Architectural Conservation (2017).
- “Enhancing Conservation Tools for Natural Heritage in Historic Districts,” Association for Preservation Technology Bulletin (2016).
- “Urban Waste (Places) and Heritage Values,” Association for Critical Heritage Studies,Montreal (2016)
- “Overview of 2014 Round Table,” Exploring the Cultural Value of Nature: a World Heritage Context, Round Table Organized by the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage Faculty of Environmental Design, Université de Montréal, March 14, 2014. http://www.patrimoinebati.umontreal.ca/documents/Proceedings_2014_FINAL.pdf
- “Conserver le bois moderne: des stratégies environnementales pour un patrimoine organique,” in France Vanlaethem and Marie-Josée Therrien, editors, La sauvegarde de l’architecture moderne, PUQ, 2014, pp.305-324.
- “How Appropriate is Our Technological Heritage?” Carleton University School of Canadian Studies Heritage Conservation Symposium (proceedings), Carleton University, 2013.
- Book Review: “Sustainable Renovation: Strategies for Commercial Building Systems and Envelope by Lisa Gelfand and Chris Duncan,” APT Bulletin (2012) 43.4, p.57.
- “How Green was Canadian Modernism? How Sustainable Will it Be?” Docomomo International Journal, special Canada Modern issue (2008), pp.67-73.
- “Saving Heritage is Key to Sustainable Development,” Heritage (Spring 2006).
- “Integrating Environmental and Cultural Sustainability for Heritage Properties” (with Andrew Powter), APT Bulletin (2005), 36.4, pp.5-11.
- “Sustainable Historic Places: A Background Paper for the Historic Places Branch, Parks Canada,” Revised edition for publication, 2008.
Additional sources for sustainable heritage conservation case studies in Canada include: