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Public conference by Pierre-Antoine Gatier, "The restoration-conservation of modern heritage"

Pierre-Antoine Gatier à l'Université de Montréal

At the invitation of the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage, Pierre-Antoine Gatier, Chief Architect of historical monuments and Inspector General of Historical Monuments of France, presented a lecture entitled "The restoration-conservation of modern heritage" at the Faculté de l’aménagement on 23 February 2011. The conference was held in conjunction with the exhibition "Threatened Modernism" which focused on conservation issues for modern architecture. Mr. Gatier shared his extensive experience in building restoration, including the works of the architect Le Corbusier, presenting the theoretical approach and the implementation of some of his conservation projects, including the La Roche house in Paris and the Villa E-1027 of Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.