Environmental Services

Environmental Services - Pollution Prevention - Versar, Inc.

Architectural History and Ethnography

Versar's cultural resources staff set the standard for management, methodologies, and products. We have the technical expertise and experience to design and direct innovative programs that are responsive to client needs and meet regulatory requirements. Our commitment is to provide our clients:

  • Reliable solutions from recognized experts
  • Quality products that are comprehensive yet focused on client objectives
  • Large-business resources with small-business responsiveness and flexibility

Versar architectural historians have experience in assessing a variety of property types from all historic periods. Our experience developing inventory and evaluation standards for buildings and structures at a national level allows us to navigate the regulatory process with ease, thereby alleviating stress and uncertainty for our clients. Our team has widespread experience in ethnic studies and history and recognizes the importance of participation of all interested parties and their effect on your projects. Our knowledge of historic contexts for multiple historic periods and geographic regions results in cost savings for our clients. Versar's architectural historians services include:

  • Historic building inventories and evaluations
  • Documentation including, large format photography, 3D scanning, video, historic contexts
  • Cultural landscape studies
  • Historic structures reports / building condition assessments
  • Sustainability recommendations
  • Disaster management plans
  • Integrated cultural resources management plans
  • Historic contexts
  • Archival research
  • Oral history interviews
  • Ethnographic research

Versar received the Orchid Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation in recognition of its outstanding work in the field of preservation and architectural history.