(Un)Loved Modern

7-10 July 2009 | Sydney, Australia | (Un)Loved Modern
Conference organised by Australia ICOMOS, in conjunction with DOCOMOMO Australia, APT Australia Chapter, ICOMOS ISC20C, RAIA, UIA


Internationally renowned experts on conserving 20th Century heritage places will examine developments and trends in identifying, managing and conserving 20th Century heritage places, providing opportunities to participate in the current debate about heritage values and places of the last century, and their conservation, management and interpretation.

Six broad sub-themes provide particular focus for Conference attendees:
· Re-engaging with the original designer;
· War in the Pacific;
· Vulnerable periods & styles;
· Managing 20thC obsolescence;
· Re-thinking colonial heritage;
· The single house under threat.

Technical papers will be incorporated into the program, examining conservation issues related to building services, cladding, glass curtain walls, finishes and proprietary items.