The University of Washington's mission to preserve, advance, and disseminate knowledge includes teaching, research, and community service elements, all of which are consistent with the continued careful stewardship of historic structures and other assets within the boundaries of the UW Seattle campus. Assuring continued achievement of the objectives of the University and the community, while at the same time preserving our valued historic legacy, requires establishment of a process for the identification, analysis, evaluation, and designation of such assets and the implementation of steps to prevent or appropriately mitigate their loss or damage.
|2.||Delegated Authority and Responsibility
Except as specifically retained by the Board of Regents, the University President has been delegated broad responsibility and authority over capital projects, including decisions affecting historic structures. On the basis of that delegated authority, the Provost and the Senior Vice President for Planning and Management, and their respective subordinate units (including the Office of the University Architect and the Capital Projects Office), are assigned the following responsibilities:
|3.||Review and Guidance
In carrying out the foregoing historic preservation protocol, the following reviewing bodies shall assist in implementing the review of actions with potential impacts on historic properties on the UW Seattle campus, by supporting the review of actionable historic preservation issues. For each project, the pertinent reviewing body will be provided with the HRA, project information (including programmatic requirements) and with any initial recommendations by the University Architect, University Landscape Architect, and the Environmental Land Use and Compliance Officer. The pertinent reviewing body will then make recommendations and suggest solutions and mitigation regarding historic values as follows:
|A.||Design Review Board
The University's Design Review Board is charged with reviewing minor capital repairs and renovations. The Design Review Board is an internal body which includes the following members:
|B.||Architectural Commission and Landscape
The University Architectural Commission (UWAC), and the University Landscape Advisory Committee (ULAC) are charged with reviewing projects whose scope makes major contributions and/or changes to the University's campus setting and design through a new building, building renovation, and/or site development, and will consider mitigation of impacts to historically significant structures and open spaces.
The UWAC consists of the following members:
The ULAC consists of the following members:
|October 5, 2015.|