This is one of four parallel sessions taking place from 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM on Thursday June 2.
Speakers have been asked to pre-record their presentations and we will be releasing these videos to registrants after the Symposium so that you can watch sessions you weren't able to attend.
The Architecture of Memory: Documenting the built and unbuilt ideas of Modernism
From the filing of initial plans through the recording of completed projects, the scrupulous process of archiving primary material is essential to the preservation of existing sites and the recreation of lost monuments. This session will examine the importance of archival material in the documentation and preservation of Modernist buildings.
Speakers & Paper titles:
- Where to Begin: Organizing 60 years’ worth of drawings and papers
Linda Scinto, Interior Designer, Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates; Mr. Roche’s executive assistant
- Presentation title: ‘Powderpuffs’ and the ‘Bloop bloop’ button: Preserving the VSBA digital archive
Allison Olsen, Digital Archivist, University of Pennsylvania Architectural Archives
- The Problem with Pedestals – The Importance of Project Archives to Preserving Paul Rudolph’s Architecture
Kelvin Dickinson, CEO, Paul Rudolph Institute for Modern Architecture