Who Does What? A Guide to Design Professionals in Preservation

by Shari Goldberg. Boston Preservation Alliance.


This article equips congregations to determine what type of building professional to hire after conducting a preliminary facilities assessment.


comparisons between an architect, engineer, and building conservator; things to think about before starting a repair project

Recommended Audience

building committees, trustees, and lay leader



Practical Applications

  • Identify what type of professional your congregation needs to hire by reading this article with lay leaders and the building committee.
  • Create a list of things to consider and discuss before starting a repair project.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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