Papers

With over 65 papers to be presented at the Fabric conference, the three themes provide an unprecedented interest in our understanding of fabric, the conservation and interpretation of fabric, and how we should manage fabric in an ever-changing and multifaceted world.

Paper abstracts and presenter biographies are provided below under each theme and session, as listed in the speaker’s programme.  

Biographies and abstracts for the keynote speakers are available at the keynotes page.

Click on the links below to go to each paper session.

 

Friday 6 November 2015

1st Paper Session: Conserving fabric: Technical Approaches
10:30am-12:20pm – The Gallery
Session Chair: Mary Knaggs

Repointing mortar joints some important points (abstract)
Repointing Mortar Joints – some Important Points (full paper)
David Young

Revisiting the Ewbank nail as an aid to dating construction elements (abstract)
Revisiting Ewbank Nails (full paper)
Chris How

Sustaining traditional practice and utilising local materials in heritage conservation (abstract)
Sustaining traditional practice and utilising local materials in heritage conservation (full paper)
Kin Hong Ip

Old Parliament House Adelaide – the practicality of the Burra Charter process (abstract)
Old Parliament House Adelaide (full paper)
Andrew Klenke

Trials of biocide cleaning agents on Sydney sandstone (abstract)
Trials of biocide cleaning agents (full paper)
Elisha Long and David Young

1st Paper Session: Fabric and Place: Identity
10:30am-12:20pm – Broughton/Ferguson
Session Chair: Wendy Jacobs

Place, Community and Identity: South Australia’s Cornish Mining Landscapes (abstract)
Place, Community & Identity: South Australia’s Cornish Mining Landscapes (full paper)
Professor Philip Payton

Justifying the cultural landscape significance of the Kinta Valley Former Mining Landscape, Malaysia (abstract)
Justifying the Cultural Landscape Significance of the Kinta Valley Former Mining Landscape, Malaysia (full paper)
Suriati Ahmad and Professor David Jones

Creating value for the public (abstract)
Creating Value For The Public: Beyond Significance (full paper)
Paul Stark

Understanding Through Fabric: The Stabilisation and Interpretation of the Mt Stromlo Director’s Residence (abstract)
Understanding Through Fabric: The Stabilisation and Interpretation of the Mount Stromlo Director’s Residence (full paper)
Amy Jarvis

1st Paper Session: Social Fabric: Memory & Commemoration
10:30am-12:20pm – Hickinbotham Hall
Session Chair: Kate McDougall

Gallipoli 100 years on – Memory, commemoration, myths and misunderstandings (abstract)
Gallipoli 100 years on – Memory, commemoration, myths and misunderstandings (full paper)
Dr Peter Dowling

The ‘Other’ Gallipoli: Locating Significance at the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux (abstract)
The ‘Other’ Gallipoli: The Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, France (full paper)
Hector Abrahams, Darren Mitchell and Meg Quinlisk

The warp and weft of a community – weaving together the threads of local heritage (abstract)
The warp and weft of a community (full paper)
Louise Honman

Unrelenting Sadness – War Memorials as places sustaining the memories of loss from the Great War (abstract)
Unrelenting Sadness – War Memorials as places sustaining the memories of loss from the Great War (full paper)
John Wadsley

Finding place: memory: authenticity and sense of place (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Felicity Morel-Ednie Brown

2nd Paper Session: Conserving fabric: Materials
1:20pm-3:00pm – The Gallery
Session Chair: David Young

Fooling the Eye: Investigation of finishes at the Boyd House II (abstract)
Fooling the Eye: Investigation of Finishes at the Boyd House II (full paper)
Natica T Schmeder

“Honouring the Material”: Conservation of Twentieth Century Wooden Buildings (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Laura Matarese

Conserving the Heritage of Heavy Timber Construction (abstract)
Conserving the Heritage of Heavy Timber Construction (full paper)
Jim Staton

Grave-to-Cradle: Rethinking the way we conserve heritage through 3D laser scanning (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Dr Kelly Greenop and Dr Chris Landorf

Learning at Longford: the evolution of collaborative training (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Dr Donald Ellsmore

2nd Paper Session: Fabric and Place: Urban Heritage
1:20pm-3:00pm – Broughton/Ferguson
Session Chair: Nerida Moredoundt

Fabric and philosophy: heritage fabric (built heritage) and statutory controls in Australia (abstract)
Fabric and philosophy – heritage fabric and statutory controls (full paper)
Robyn Clinch

Celebrating Brick – Hobart’s brick heritage (abstract)
Hobart brick heritage (full paper)
Sarah Waight

The language of contextual design – examining a framework for a design dialogue between change and management of heritage values (abstract)
The language of contextual design – examining a framework for a design dialogue between change and management of heritage values (full paper)
Michael Queale

Old Fabric, New Fabric and Problems of Authenticity (abstract)
Old Fabric, New Fabric and the Problem of Authenticity (full paper)
Robyn Christie

From Roller Skates to Super Heroes: The many lives of the Trocadero (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Catherine Forbes

2nd Paper Session: Social fabric: Asian Perspectives
1:20pm-3:00pm – Hickinbotham Hall
Session Chair: Felicity Morel-Ednie Brown

Architectural Wooden Preservation in Japan: Gokoku-ji Temple and Intangible skills (abstract)
Architectural Wooden Preservation in Japan Gokoku-ji Temple and Intangible Skills (full paper)
Dr Tanya L Park

Tourism, Stakeholders and Fabric Heritage: A Case study in the Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun, China (abstract)
Tourism Stakeholders and Fabric Heritage: A Case Study in The Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun China (full paper)
Rouran Zhang

Ruins and Rituals in Bagan, Myanmar (abstract)
Ruins, Rituals and Sunset Sacrifice: The contesting values of Bagan in Myanmar (full paper)
Anne Laura Kraak

The role of heritage in Myanmar today (abstract)
The Role Of Heritage In Myanmar Today (full paper)
Adam Mornement

3rd Paper Session: Conserving fabric: Environmental Sustainability
3:30pm-5:00pm – Hickinbotham Hall
Session Chair: Peter Cox

Energy Efficiency in Heritage and Traditional Buildings in Europe – Developments Leading to Best Practice (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Peter Cox

Heritage and Sustainability 101 (abstract)
Heritage & Sustainability 101 (full paper)
Noni Boyd

Sustaining Heritage: Viewing Heritage through a Sustainability Lens (abstract)
Sustaining Heritage – Viewing Heritage through a Sustainability Lens (full paper)
Catherine Forbes and Steven Barry

Heritage Conservation and Environmental Sustainability: Revisiting the Evaluation Criteria for Built Heritage (abstract)
Heritage Conservation and Environmental Sustainability (full paper)
Linda Shetabi

3rd Paper Session: Fabric and place: Beliefs
3:30pm-5:00pm – Broughton/Ferguson
Session Chair: Natica Schmeder

Preserving the Hiti, Ancient Water Spout System of Nepal (abstract)
Preserving the Hiti, Ancient Water Spout System of Nepal (full paper)
Jharna Joshi

Golden Threads: Understanding the Transnational Significance of the Perth Mosque (1905) (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Dr Katharine Bartsch, Dr Mizanur Rashid, Dr Peter Scriver, Izhar Ismail and Dr Philip Jones

Tocal (abstract)
Tocal (full paper)
Eric Martin

God is in the Detail: new casework for a restored Cathedral Pipe Organ (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Ian Hamilton

Spatial Textures of Signification (abstract)
Spatial Textures of Signification – snapshot (full paper)
Christian Williams

Broken Hill national listing – How was this achieved? (abstract)
Broken Hill National Listing – How Was This Achieved – snapshot (full paper)
Liz Vines

3rd Paper Session: Social Fabric: Interpretation
3:30pm-5:00pm – The Gallery
Session Chair: Laura Matarese

The Invisible Army: A study of a World Heritage site volunteer program (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Dr Chris Landorf

Remembering lost heritage on social media (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Jenny Gregory

Some implications of digital social media for heritage practice (abstract)
Some implications of digital social media for heritage practice (full paper)
Dr Hannah Lewi, Andrew Murray, Dr Wally Smith and Sarah Webber

A Metamorphosis of perspectives at The Hyde Park Barracks (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Alexandra Boukouvalas

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize reconfigured: Contemporary art, house museums and activating the intangible (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Anna Corkhill

Newcomers: weaving their intangible heritage into the fabric of place (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Marilyn Truscott

 

Saturday 7 November 2015 

4th Paper Session: Ayers House
3:30pm-4:30pm
Session Chair: Kevin O’Sullivan

Who trained Australia’s pre-eminent Art Decorators? (abstract)
Who Trained Australias pre-eminent Art Decorators? (full paper)
Dr Donald Ellsmore

Desalination by captive-head washing: results of simple trials (abstract)
Desalination by Captive Head Washing – snapshot (full paper)
David Young

Conservation of the State Library of Victoria – Case Study (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Dan Blake

4th Paper Session: Mount Lofty
3:00pm-4:00pm
Session Chair: Stephanie Johnston

To Clean or Not to Clean: Masonry Conservation at Marble Hill (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Ian Hamilton

4th Paper Session: Port Adelaide: Revitalisation
3:00pm-4:00pm
Session Chair: David Brown

Social value and the management of physical fabric (abstract)
Social value and the management of physical fabric (full paper)
Kate Gray

H V McKay Gardens – Does a significant ‘designed’ landscape in Melbourne’s inner west have a future? (abstract)
Does a significant designed landscape in Melbourne’s inner west have a future? Snapshot (full paper)
Melinda Mockridge

Patterns of place: Heritage, development and urban change in Guangzhou, China (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Caryl Bosman

 

Sunday 8 November 2015

5th Paper Session: Conserving fabric: Strategies
11:00am-1:00pm – The Gallery
Session Chair: Susan Macdonald

Designing a Quality Framework for Sustainable Heritage Conservation (abstract)
Designing a quality framework for Sustainable Heritage Conservation (full paper)
Dr Donald Ellsmore

Revolving Heritage Funds (abstract)
Revolving Funds For Heritage (full paper)
Mary Knaggs

Port Arthur Penitentiary Precinct Conservation Project (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Lucy Burke-Smith

Yangon – Can the Fabric of this Colonial City be Saved Before it is Too Late? (abstract)
Yangon – Can the Fabric of this Colonial City be Saved Before it is Too Late (full paper)
Liz Vines

Windows on the world: conserving the bronze windows of Old Parliament House (abstract)
Conservation of the Old Parliament House Feature Windows (full paper)

Emma Gwynn and Doug Rogan

5th Paper Session: Fabric and Place: Hidden Stories
11:00am-1:00pm – Broughton/Ferguson
Session Chair: Ian Travers

No intrinsic value in archaeology? Constructing agency and social value from archaeology (abstract)
No intrinsic value in archaeology? Constructing agency and social value from archaeology (full paper)
Tim Owen and Sharon Veale

It gets pretty hot out in the desert: The challenge of protecting intangible Aboriginal heritage in South Australia (abstract)
It gets pretty hot out in the desert: The challenge of protecting intangible Aboriginal heritage in South Australia (full paper)
Professor Roger Thomas, Virginia Leek, Anna Russo and Justine Hobbs-Stroud

Do archaeologists really care about protecting the work they do – furthering the debate (abstract)
Do Archaeologists Really Care About Protecting The Work They Do (full paper)
Diana Cowie

Understanding and managing the significance and intangible heritage values embedded in the site of a former cemetery (abstract)
Understanding and managing the significance and intangible heritage values embedded in the site of a former cemetery (full paper)
Sophie Brettell

Preparing for the Worst: Disaster planning for The Rocks, Sydney (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Catherine Forbes

Set in stone? Exploring significance in western district landscapes (abstract)
Full paper unavailable
Anna Hyland

5th Paper Session: Social fabric: Landscapes
11:00am-1:00pm – Hickinbotham Hall
Session Chair: John Wadsley

Is landscape fabric significant and why conserve it? (abstract)
Is landscape fabric significant and why conserve it (full paper) reduced size
Warwick Mayne-Wilson

The Tapestry of the Western District Landscape: Understanding Sense of Place of a Cultural Landscape (abstract)
The Tapestry of the Western District Landscape: Understanding Sense of Place of a Cultural Landscape (full paper)
David Jones

Pursuing World Heritage Nomination as an Integrated Landscape Planning Tool and Regional Development Tool (abstract)
Pursuing World Heritage Nomination as an Integrated Landscape Planning Tool and Regional Development Tool (full paper)
Stephanie Johnston

Prison and Playground: The Conflicting Roles of a Coastal Island (abstract)
Prison and Playground: The Conflicting Roles of a Coastal Island (full paper)
Nerida Moredoundt

The Impact of Retention of Heritage Buildings and Places (abstract)
The Impact of Retention of Heritage Places (full paper)
Miljenka Perovic