(Un)Loved Modern

  1. Public housing (Social value)
    Vernacular responses to 20th Century modern architecture e.g. Tel Aviv Modern; ‘Mediterraneanisation’
    Social housing: state-imposed housing typologies;
    Social value attached to housing commission towers
  2. Defunct 20th Century building typologies (technical significance)
    Motels; bowling alleys; drive-ins; cinemas; petrol stations
  3. Aesthetically challenging architecture (architectural / aesthetic significance) ‘Layering later’: contemporary responses to architectural trends and inappropriate refurbishment of existing buildings; e.g. inappropriate refurbishment of modernist buildings such as foyers and facades of post-War office buildings
    ‘Ugly’, unpopular architectural idioms: Brutalism
    Robin Boyd’s Featurism
  4. The recent past: how recent is too recent?
  5. Age not necessarily related to significance
    Robert Venturi’s ‘Duck’ buildings
    Post modernism

The papers listed below were presented in this stream.

Australia’s Operational Air Traffic Control Towers
Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Kate Gray – Biography & Adam Mornement – Biography

Judy Austin
Gold Coast Motels, From Riches to Rags
Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Rebecca Hawcroft
Migration & Modernity: Modernism and the European Emigré Community

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Denis Gojak
People in glass houses: The disappearance of ‘Crystal Valley’, Warriewood, NSW and implications for heritage conservation
Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Helen Davies
Political and Community Murals of the 1980s – Conservation Issues
Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Per Olgarsson
Recording and Characterising the Modern City Centre of Stockholm
Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Anke Blumm
Reparation of Architectural Eyesores”- Examining the Rejection of Modern Architecture in Germany 1933-1945

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Donald Watson
REX Reconsidered
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Laura Robinson
The Challenges of Modernism in South Africa – How can we protect the legacy?

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Anke Kuhrmann
The Palace of the Republic in Berlin – the Demolition of a Politically and Aesthetically Burdened Building

Full Paper
Presenation Slides
Author Biography

Peter Raisbeck & Anna Ely
The Second Drowning of Harold Holt

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biopgraphies

Charles Pickett
The ‘Six-Pack’: The Past and Present of Walk-up Flats

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Maria Leus & Ine Wouter
Unloved Industrial Heritage as a Motor for Urban Regeneration

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biographies

Jacqueline Hucker
Vimy Ridge, Canada’s First World War Memorial: The Restoration Challenges Presented by an Early-Modern Structure.

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography

Christina Dyson
Vulnerable scenery: shifting dynamics in the natural Australian aesthetic garden, 1945-c.1980

Full Paper
Presentation Slides
Author Biography