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Jorge Ortiz Colom

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña
Participe à 1 Session
Preservation architect at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP) since 1987. In Southern Regional Office, Ponce, Puerto Rico (PR), since 1991. Director of the Preservation Program of the ICP 1995-1998. Former professor at Caribbean and Inter-American Universities in Puerto Rico. Reader of theses presented at University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico and Columbia University, New York. Occasional consultant on heritage conservation, history and general architectural issues. ABD, Center for Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, San Juan (present, Ph.D. thesis in progress – History of the Cayey to Arroyo Road); Master in Architecture, UPR, 1981; Bachelor in Environmental Design magna cum laude, UPR, 1980. Significant projects: Rescue and designation of old Cayey to Arroyo road, PR (2010-present); management of the Ponce, Guayama and Coamo Historic Districts (1991-present); Counterproposal for the renewal of San Mateo district, Santurce, San Juan, PR (2005), supervision of work in several historic properties owned by the ICP. Publications: Book articles: “Guerra, ciudad y campo” (es) in Puerto Rico en la segunda guerra mundial vol. 2 (anthology, San Juan, 2015); “La carretera de Cayey a Arroyo por Guayama” (es) in Proceedings of the First Iberoamerican Congress in Construction History, Segovia, Spain 2015, vol. 3. Several articles on preservation and heritage in Puerto Rican press and other media. Seminars and symposia abroad, papers read: First Iberoamerican Congress in Construction History, Segovia, Spain, 2015; Preserving the Historic Road Conference, Savannah, USA, 2014; Vernacular Architecture Forum, Falmouth, Jamaica 2011 and New York City 2006; Association for Preservation Technology, Denver, USA, 2010. Major ones in Puerto Rico, papers read: International Federation for Housing and Planning 2008; Puerto Rican Studies Association 2008; Inter-American Planning Congress 2004; Symposium on Latin American Architecture 2001.

Sessions auxquelles Jorge Ortiz Colom participe

Mardi 7 Juin, 2016

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Jorge Ortiz Colom, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (Participant.e)

The situation of Puerto Rico, a dependent Antillean territory for five centuries under two sovereignties, shows the political and ideological us...

Sessions auxquelles Jorge Ortiz Colom assiste

Vendredi 3 Juin, 2016

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Public Debate: Heritage and Tourism | Débat public: Patrimoine et tourisme
1 heure 30 minutes, 11:30 - 13:00
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UQAM, pavillon Athanase-David (D) - DR-200

Roundtable with simultaneous translation / Table ronde avec traduction simultanée

Mr. Craig Bennett Jr., Bennett Preservation Engineering PC, Charleston, South Carolina (Participant.e)

Martine Lizotte, École internationale d’hôtellerie et tourisme du Collège LaSalle (Modérateur.rice)

Pierre Mathieu, Explorateur Voyages (Participant.e)

France Lessard (Participant.e)

David Mendel, Mendel Tours (Participant.e)

What does heritage change for tourism? | Le patrimoine, ça change quoi au tourisme? Ce débat veut interroger les r...

Lundi 6 Juin, 2016

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Keynote: Il n'est de patrimoine qu'au futur...| Only in the future will it be heritage... (Xavier Greffe)
1 heure 30 minutes, 15:30 - 17:00
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Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB 1.210

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Prof. Xavier Greffe, University paris I (Participant.e)

Luc-Normand Tellier, UQAM (Modérateur.rice)

Le patrimoine fait aujourd’hui l’objet d’attentions autant que d’agressions et de destructions. Cela peut s’expliquer par les difficultés de son id...