Heritage Speaker Series #2 – Goldilocks Paradigm | Finding the Just Right in Restoration and Conservation
Thu May 9th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$27.27 – $40.91
As part of National Trust’s Heritage Festival, the Robin Boyd Foundation will host a panel on the topic of The Goldilocks Paradigm. Hear from experts from a cross-section of design fields as they discuss heritage and its place in modern-day..
Topic: The Goldilocks Paradigm: Finding the Just Right in Restoration and Conservation.Why is it often so difficult to safeguard and protect the heritage of a site while at the same time finding a way to contemporise it and make it better for current/future use?
Panel of Speakers
- Matt Gibson: Matt Gibson Architecture + Design and Boyd Circle member
- Roger Beeston: RBA Architects and Boyd Circle member
- Samantha Westbrooke: National Trust Conservation architect
- Robin Boyd home owner undergoing a restoration
Discussion will evolve along these queries:
- How can architects and designers better align their work with the ideal and the practice of Heritage being a living element to be used and considered as a living and purposeful structure today?
- Are the current regulations too strict/too loose? what are pitfalls to avoid in planning applications
- Is restoration simply a matter of will over budget?
- Are shows like Restoration Australia good for the public to understand and better appreciate the need for Heritage regulations