Papers

Papers and presentation slides from the (Un)Loved Modern conference are now available from this website.  The papers (and presentation slides where available) are organised according to the conference themes listed below.  Papers and presentation slides for keynote presentations are on the Keynote Speakers tab.

The (Un)Loved Modern Conference examined the challenges facing the conservation of 20th Century heritage. It examined approaches to conserving 20th Century heritage in the face of government and public indifference or dislike.

Topics were drawn from many fields including architecture and engineering, landscape, industrial heritage, interiors, archaeology and general topics covering Modern society and culture.

The conference addressed these topics under three broad themes:

Identify our 20th Century heritage
Manage the 20th Century legacy
Conserve the 20th Century inheritance

Keynote speakers

Papers were presented in the following streams:

Re-engaging with Original Designers
(Un)Loved Modern
The Single House under Threat
Managing 20th Century Obsolescence
Rethinking Colonial Heritage
War in the Pacific
Technical Challenges