/ IHBC Conference: From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond

What needs to be considered in the conservation of post-war buildings and places?

by Graham Morrison

Graham Morrison delivered the keynote speech for the Institute of Historic Building Conservation’s (IHBC) London Branch day conference, "From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond: Conserving Post-War Buildings and Places".

Held at the Grade I listed Royal College of Physicians, the conference examined the legacy of Bauhaus in a UK context with a focus on the issues and difficult decisions to be taken in the conservation of post-war buildings. In his speech, Graham addressed the restoration and refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall and the transformation of the Commonwealth Institute into the now Design Museum.

The full programme can be viewed on the event website.