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Roger Lavoie

Architecte et urbaniste
Ville de Saguenay
Roger Lavoie est architecte et urbaniste. Il a travaillé en pratique privée pour les firmes Leblond et Tremblay architectes, Thomas Robert Reiner architecte et André Hoffmann urbaniste. Dans le domaine public, il a travaillé  pour les villes de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe et Jonquière, fusionnée en 2002 pour constituer Saguenay. Il est aujourd’hui responsable du patrimoine architectural pour la Ville de Saguenay. Sa pratique porte plus particulièrement sur l’encadrement des interventions architecturales dans les secteurs patrimoniaux. Son approche privilégie l’accompagnement des citoyens dans leurs projets de rénovation. À cet égard, il a participé à la mise sur pied d’un programme d’aide-conseil à la rénovation patrimoniale offert gratuitement à la population  et à de nombreux programmes d’aide financière à la rénovation ou à la restauration des bâtiments patrimoniaux.

Sessions in which Roger Lavoie attends

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 - 17:00 | 6 hours
Heritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipUrban HeritageActivists and Experts
Heritage changes peopleActivist vs expertHeritage-makers

There is no doubt that the involvement of civil society is a key element in the history of heritage. Working upstream, in line with or against the tide of state recognition, enlightened amateurs or ordinary citizens have invested time and energy in the safeguarding and enhancement of a good, a place or a practice, judged, from their point of view, as irreplaceable or remarkable. It is easy for each country or each region to find an example of a precursor, working alone or in a group, who has ...

13:30 - 17:00 | 3 hours 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Living EnvironmentIndustrial HeritageUrban HeritageArchitecture and Urbanism
Heritage changes the environmentHeritage values

In many parts of Europe and North America, but also in Australia, Japan and parts of China, regions of heavy industry, in particular regions of coal and steel industries, have been in decline since the 1960s. In many of these regions, the transition to post-industrial landscapes has provoked discussions surrounding industrial heritage, what to do with it and for which purposes. One of the most ambitious industrial heritage projects was initiated in the Ruhr region of Germany from the 1960s on...

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 12:30 | 3 hours 30 minutes
Changes in Heritage (New Manifestations)Notions of HeritageArchitecture and Urbanism

The notion of heritage is closely linked to processes of change. In the Western context, the definition of heritage as "a contemporary product shaped from history" (Harvey 2010) highlights the extent to which our relationship with the past is being continually re-configured. However, there is a future dimension implied in this relationship that is often neglected; to paraphrase William Morris, the sense in which heritage testifies to the hopes and aspirations of those now passed away. Making ...