TALK Sydney | The Madrid Document – Approaches for the conservation of Architectural Heritage

SYDNEY HERITAGE TALKS SERIES 2014

AUSTRALIA ICOMOS/DOCOMOMO/AIA NSW CHAPTER

ON FRIDAY 22nd AUGUST 2014

Dupain
Ph. Max Dupain

 

 APPROACHES FOR THE CONSERVATION OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
THE MADRID DOCUMENT

The Madrid Document was developed by members of the ISC20C during 2011 and has since been internationally circulated for comment. It’s now been translated into a dozen languages, available to download on the ISC20C website: https://icomos-isc20c.org/id13.html

 Currently, the Madrid Document refers only to architectural heritage but as a result of comments received during consultation, the ISC20C is broadening its scope to encompass guidelines for all types of heritage places of the Twentieth Century- landscapes and ensembles in particular. ISC20C President Sheridan Burke will explain the Document and the path ahead. Input and participation in this work is welcomed.

 But how does the Madrid Document work in practice? Heritage architect Jyoti Somerville has spent almost a decade conserving the Seidler designed Tuck House at Gordon and she will talk about the way in which the Madrid Document can practically apply day by day.

 

Louise Cox will chair a Q and A session to follow

Members of the public are welcome!

 

Time & Date: Friday 22 August 2014, 5.30pm for 6.00pm start.

Cost: Members $10, non-members $15 payable at the door. Wine and nibbles will be provided.

Venue: GML Heritage, 78 George Street, Redfern, NSW, 2016.

RSVP: Miss Jane Vernon janev@gml.com.au or 02 9319 4811. RSVP is essential

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