Cultures of Architectural Enthusiasm: A Two-Day Event Celebrating and Debating Twentieth Century Architecture 28th/28th June 2013

DAY 1: Conference ”Exploring and valuing cultures of architectural enthusiasm’ (University College London, start 10.30am)

DAY 2: Route Master Bus Tour of post-war buildings in East London (in conjunction with the Twentieth Century Society, pick up 1.30pm Cowcross Street, EC1M)

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PROGRAMME Friday 28th June: Exploring and valuing cultures of architectural enthusiasm

Registration 10.30am

Exploring Architectural Enthusiasm

•  Ruth Craggs, Hilary Geoghegan, Hannah Neate – Cultures of Architectural Enthusiasm 

•  John Gold (Oxford Brookes) – Lightness and dark: oral history and narratives of architectural modernism

Twentieth Century Architecture as Heritage

•  Catherine Croft – The Twentieth Century Society

•  Ed DiestelKamp (National Trust)  – The role of enthusiast societies in the Trust’s acquisition of two modernist properties during the 1990s

•  Roger Bowdler – English Heritage designations

Lunch

Campaigning and Heritage

•  Kate Pugh (Heritage Alliance) –  When enthusiasm isnt enough: the heritage movement and the role of heritage organisations

•  Mark Toogood (UCLan) – Preston Bus Station: heritage, regeneration and resistance

Tea break

Anoraks and Amateurs

•  Luke Bennett (Sheffield Hallam) – Defensive enthusiasm: anoraks, bunkers and the erotics of knowledge

•  Jack Hale (Manchester Modernist Society) – The Manchester Modernists – from call girls to capital

Discussion and Concluding Comments

PROGRAMME Saturday 29th June: Routemaster Bus Tour of Twentieth Century Architectural Gems

Led by Catherine Croft (Director of The Twentieth Century Society) and Our Hut

Register online here: https://architecturalenthusiasm.eventbrite.co.uk/

NB: Full event information will be sent to participants following registration.  If following registration you are unable to attend please contact the event organisers to cancel your place.

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