Prof. Harold Kalman is a heritage specialist and architectural historian based in Victoria, British Columbia (Canada). He divides his work time between writing and teaching. He is the author of books and articles for both professional and popular readers. His most recent book is Heritage Planning: Principles and Practice (2014), a comprehensive overview of the conservation discipline that has been the focus of his career. He co-authored Exploring Vancouver (2012), an architectural guide that tells the stories of the city through its buildings. He teaches graduate-level courses in heritage conservation at The University of Hong Kong and the University of Victoria. Recently retiring from active consulting after 35 years in practice, he remains a principal of Commonwealth Historic Resource Management Ltd.