AIA-CES: Historic Masonry Preservation Project Management

Fulfill your 2018 CES requirements with US Heritage (for FREE!)
Course Name:  Historic Masonry Preservation Project Management 

Course Number:  USHG201A
Credit:  LU/HSW - 3hr

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify common masonry problems when visually assessing a historic masonry structure.
  • Differentiate between suitable and unsuitable materials as well as techniques for preservation of historic masonry structures.
  • Learn to write expert specifications based on industry standards and best practices for quality assurance and quality control over historic masonry preservation materials and techniques.
  • Evaluate project-specific materials and techniques for preserving historic masonry structures in-situ against historic preservation industry standards and best practices.

Course Description: This course guides specifiers through a system of best practices from planning to installation that consistently produce excellent results for projects that involve restoration and preservation of historic masonry structures.

Fulfill your architects’ professional license requirement for continuing education credits by the end of the year and learn new methods for better project results. Take this free, three-hour, continuing education session that includes classroom lecture, PowerPoint presentation, actual mock-ups as well as workshop material installation and technique demonstrations.

The course is led by Mario Machnicki, Founder and President of US Heritage Group. Machnicki earned his engineering degree from the College of Technology in Radom, Poland. His experience includes up to 30 years providing consulting, training and material supply to more than one thousand masonry restoration/preservation projects on heritage sites across North America. Machnicki actively participates as a member of professional organizations including The National Trust for Historic Preservation, ASTM (various committees), International Building Limes Forum, International Council on Monuments and Sites.


All classes are held at:
US Heritage Group Training Center
3516 N. Kostner Ave
Chicago, Il 60641

For more information or to register for this course, contact Tai Olson at 773.286.2100 ext. 309 or at

American Institute of Architects – Continuing Education System

US Heritage Group is an approved provider of AIA Continuing Education System courses. The depth and breadth of our experience in technical services and composite masonry material manufacturing for support of historic masonry restoration and preservation projects is unmatched in North America. We’re honored to share best practices for processes and materials as a part of our mission to preserve America’s masonry.