Loading...

Last week I attended Big Stuff Conference 2013. 'Feel the love' was the title of the first talk given by Alison Wain from Australia and most participants would agree...

Big Stuff is a unique triennial international meeting focused on the challenges and triumphs of conserving our large technology heritage. The meeting has been hosted in Canberra, Bochum, and Duxford; and in September 2013 was held in Ottawa at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and at the Canada Science and Technology Museum.

The conference featured three days of talks, workshops and discussions about the preservation of sites, oversized objects, machinery, and working technology in the context of their significance and interpretation. The meeting aimed to bring together Conservation professionals, Curators, and those working in or interested in the heritage field; to share experiences and ideas, and encourage a consistent approach to preserving technological heritage. The complete programm including abstracts is available here.

Hopefully Big Stuff will return in 2015 or 2017, parties interested in hosting the next event are welcome!

Bild des Benutzers Kornelius Goetz

Leave a Comment

RSS Feed
Subscribe to Newsfeeds
Blog
Alt
Herzstück des Augsburger Welterbes als 3D-Modell 
Kornelius Goetz | 28 Mai
Eine Pressemeldung der Stadt Augsburg vom 18.05.2020:Wassertürme am Roten Tor virtuell begehbar Rundgang unabhängig von Öffnungszeiten möglich Auch sonst
Weiterlesen
Alt
Industriekultur und Transformation: Film
Kornelius Goetz | 20 April
Der Film behandelt die Transformation des Wasserhochbehälters und der Trockengasreinigungen des Weltkulturerbes Völklinger Hütte in Besucherorte. Der Film
Weiterlesen
Alt
Der "Bierdeckelraum" im Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Kornelius Goetz | 14 April
Der sogenannte Bierdeckelraum befindet sich im Gebäude Ablängsäge / Holzlager 13 in der Handwerkergasse im Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte. Er ist in
Weiterlesen