All posts by Cory Rouillard

Photo search: GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
 Today, we are looking for photos of GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS

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Note: downspout photo shown here by Cory Rouillard.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

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Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • Other water drainage elements
  • Damaged gutters or leaders (of any type of damage)
  • Missing gutters or leaders
  • Repaired gutters or leaders
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: GLASS ROOFS

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
 Today, we are looking for photos of GLASS ROOFS

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Note: glass roof photo shown here by Jan Hird Pokorny Associates.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • Skylights
  • Clerestories
  • Other transparent or translucent roofing
  • Damaged glass roofs (of any type of damage)
  • Repaired glass roofs
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

OSCAR 2.0: Latest Update

APT OSCAR logo

 

We are excited to share with you the latest updates to the OSCAR redesign. In the coming months we will be rebuilding the site to this new design, with the goal of having a more elegant, intuitive, and professional site to explore for your sustainable preservation needs.

A preview of the redesign may be viewed here:

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Project Builder - HD - 1.28.18

An introduction to the use of OSCAR, and how you may get involved in the content development, may be viewed here.


This project is funded in part by the Historic Preservation Education Foundation. We thank the HPEF for their generous support.

 

 

Photo search: ROOF INSULATION

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
 Today, we are looking for photos of ROOF INSULATION.

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Note: roof insulation detail shown here by Architectural Resources Group.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

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Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • Insulation ABOVE the sheathing
  • Insulation BELOW the sheathing (at rafter level)
  • rigid insulation
  • batt-blanket insulation
  • loose-fill insulation
  • sprayed insulation
  • other types of insulation
  • damaged roof insulation (of any type of damage)
  • repaired roof insulation
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: ROOF FRAMING

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
 Today, we are looking for photos of ROOF FRAMING.

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Note: roof rafter photo shown here by Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • missing roof framing
  • damaged roof framing (of any type of damage)
  • repaired roof framing
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: BUILT-UP ROOFING

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
 Today, we are looking for photos of BUILT-UP ROOFING.

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Note: roofing photo shown here by Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • missing built-up roofing
  • damaged built-up roofing (of any type of damage)
  • repaired built-up roofing
  • membrane roofing
  • cold-fluid-applied roofing
  • other types of roofing
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: ROOF WATERPROOFING (and other intermediate layers)

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
 Today, we are looking for photos of ROOF WATERPROOFING (and other intermediate layers).

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Note: roof waterproofing photo shown here by Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • missing roof waterproofing
  • damaged roof waterproofing (of any type of damage)
  • repaired roof waterproofing
  • membrane waterproofing
  • slip sheets
  • felt
  • other intermediate layers between the substrate and exposed roofing layer
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: ROOF SUBSTRATES

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
Today, we are looking for photos of ROOF SUBSTRATES.

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Note: plywood roof substrate photo shown here by Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • missing roof substrate
  • damaged roof substrate (of any type of damage)
  • repaired roof substrate
  • wood roof substrates
  • metal roof substrates
  • concrete roof substrates
  • other roof substrates
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: STEEL ROOFS

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
Today, we are looking for photos of STEEL ROOFS.

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Note: terne-coated stainless steel roofing photo shown here by John G. Waite Associates, Architects PLLC.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, close-up detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • missing steel roofing
  • damaged steel roofing (of any type of damage)
  • repaired steel roofing

 

  • stainless steel roofs
  • galvanized steel roofs
  • tin-zinc-coated steel roofs
  • terne-coated steel roofs

 

  • corrugated steel roofs
  • flat-seam steel roofs
  • standing seam steel roofs
  • batten seam steel roofs
  • other configurations of steel roofs
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.

Photo search: COPPER ROOFS

OSCAR would like to showcase your photos!

In preparation for the release of the updated version of OSCAR,  we are looking for clear, illustrative photos for many of the topics on the site.
Today, we are looking for photos of COPPER ROOFS.

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Note: Copper roofing photo shown here by Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.
Specifically, we are seeking shots that are head-on, detail “texture” shots such as thesethese, or this one of a terra cotta tile roof:

IMG_0726-cropped

Note: terra cotta photo by SHKS Architects.
Other, related photos we are also seeking include:
  • missing copper roofing
  • damaged copper roofing (of any type of damage)
  • repaired copper roofing
  • flat-seam copper roofs
  • standing seam copper roofs
  • batten seam copper roofs
  • other configurations of copper roofs
Please email your photo to: apt.tcsp@gmail.com. Please also include who is to be credited for the photo (that is, you or your office), and the photo location (city, state/province, country). If selected, your photo will appear in the new version of OSCAR.
Thank you!
OSCAR, the Online Sustainable Conservation Assistance Resource, is an initiative of the APT Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation.