The Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI)is a cross - disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. It is a international organization that promotes best practices, whether modern or historic, for the advancement of conservation of the built environment. APT has 19 Chapters located throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, and Latin America. The Chapters are comprised of members from more than 30 countries.
The Association for Preservation Technology-Central Plains Chapter is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. APTCP serves Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska with a membership ranging between 40 and 70 members. Our members include architects, engineers, historians, contractors, consultants, artisans, property owners, and manufacturers.
Since our inception in 2009, our group has held numerous events which began with a behind the scenes tour of Corinthian Hall in Kansas City, MO. We have also held a stone patching workshop, private tours of the Nebraska Statehouse and the Old Courthouse in St. Louis and a tour of the W.F. Norman manufacturing facility in Nevada, MO. Our annual symposiums have covered “Building Limestone in the Central Plains” and “Conservation and Replication of Historical Roofing Systems – Copper, Slate and Clay Tile”.
APTCP hosts a variety of building and manufacturing facility tours, social gatherings, workshops and an annual symposium. We host an annual business meeting during a social gathering event each year as well. APTCP is an AIA CES provider.