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Annapolis, Maryland.

Course Number and Title

Principles of Preservation Planning (HP 302/502-01)

Arch 143






Monday 2:00 to 4:50 p.m.


Philip Cryan Marshall, Professor
Email: provided in class.

Mobile 508.951.8562 (call, text anytime)
Office: SAAHP 247

Catalog Description

"Introductory experience exploring the philosophies and methods of contemporary preservation planning in the United States, through lectures, readings, discussion, and site visits. Examines preservation planning history, public and private sector planning initiatives, heritage education, and tourism and non-profit preservation activity. (3 Credits) Fall "  Historic Preservation Major, RWU

Course Description

Same as catalog description.

Office Hours and Advising

Please sign up for advising time on this Google doc.

Feel free to call or text me on my cell phone anytime: 508.951.8562

Please sign up and bring an agenda. If you plan to discuss drafts, proposals, drawings, field notes, photographs, or similar material, please email me with a note asking me to preview your work at least two days before our meeting — to provide me enough time to consider carefully your work before getting together.

Course Goals

Refer to Schedule

Course Materials

Example of course binders at the end of the semester.

Refer to Readings, which are referenced by week/lecture in the Schedule.

You are required to print out all reading assignments as hard copy, to be included in a three-ring binder, which will be collected. Handouts will be provided in class to augment Web-based reading. Other reading will be available on reserve in the RWU Architecture Library.  

Additional reading will be provided as class handouts and materials on reserve.

Student Participation

Assignments handed in after their due date will be reduce by one letter grade, at a minimum; papers will not be accepted beyond a week after the due date; and 'incomplete' for the course will not be considered unless there are extenuating circumstances and a request for an extension presented in writing.

Have each week's assignments completed before the class as you will be expected to analyze and discuss the readings and, possibly, take a quiz.

Advising hours will be posted as soon as faculty schedules for school, program, and committee meetings have been set. Required and recommended reading and texts will be reviewed during the first class.

Summary of responsibilities:

  • Attend all classes, site visits, and field trips
  • Work as involved, responsible member of all project teams
  • Actively participate in class discussions
  • Complete assignments (word-processed or electronic, when written) by due dates
  • Advise faculty about any concerns, tutoring, and special needs
  • Come to site visits prepared, with necessary tools, equipment, and supplies.

Evaluation (Grading Policy)

Syllabus – Schedule of Class Meetings


NAAB Matrix

To be provided.


  • Course lecturers, with discussion
  • Course readings, followed by class discussion
  • Course readings, followed by independent analysis
  • Team-oriented site work
  • Independent, self-directed documentation of a particular site
  • Guest lecturers, with your active participation in discussion
  • Site visits, conducted independently by students, alone or as a
  • Site visits, conducted by the entire class

Equipment and Supplies

Digital camera.