Architectural Conservation Masterclass: Brutalist Eyesore and Post Modern Monstrosities

By DOCOMOMO Belgium / March, 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Masterclasses | 22.0126.03.2015 | Edinburgh, link UK

Brutalist Eyesore and Post Modern Monstrosities: Conserving the C20’s  Least Popular Buildings was the subject lectured by Catherine Croft on the February 5 masterclass within the Architectural Conservation Masterclasses 2015. Catherine Croft is Director of C20 Society and runs the Conservation for Historic Concrete course at West Dean College. She is currently editing a book on concrete conservation for the Getty Conservation Institute, and regularly writes and speaks about C20 architecture and design.

Catherine-Croft20150310“This 38th session of the annual series of Architectural Conservation Masterclasses features leading national and international figures at the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies within Edinburgh College of Art, The University of Edinburgh.

This year’s contributors are internationally acknowledged experts in their areas from the United Kingdom and abroad.  Each of these evening sessions will address a subject of major national or international significance within architectural conservation or cultural landscape heritage. Two of this year’s masterclasses are organised jointly with the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, docomomo ISC U+L and Europa Nostra UK. The programme for this year’s series is available here.”

05/02The Modern Movement. Documentation, Conservation, Mitigation
12/02: Brutalist Eyesore and Post Modern Monstrosities: Conserving the C20’s  Least Popular Buildings
26/03: Conservation Challenges of Le Corbusier’s Built Legacy

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The Masterclasses take place on Thursdays, beginning at 5.30pm. There will be time for questions and debate at the end of each session, followed by a wine and nibbles reception at 7.00pm on the balcony of the Sculpture Court.

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