Archiving the Digital: Current Efforts to Preserve Design Records



October 17 2013 • 10.00am
October 18 2013 • 4.30pm



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V&A + RIBA Architecture Partnership Conference

Design firms and collecting institutions are seeking solutions to manage and preserve born-digital architectural records. Is long-term access possible, or are we still facing a digital Dark Age?

This innovative conference co-organised by the British Architectural Library and the Victoria & Albert Museum brings together noted UK and international experts who are tackling the shared problem of managing long-term access to digital design records including CAD, BIM, and 3D modelling.

Day one, speakers will assess the current challenges that face us to preserve and share these records and suggest new collaborations.

Day two features site visits to John McAslan + Partners and Central Saint Martins King's Cross Design Studios to discover how practitioners and students create and maintain their designs in the virtual environment.

Full Programme Details available via the downloadable PDF located at the bottom of this page.


Day one: Thursday 17 October 2013
Standard: £60
RIBA Member: £40
Student: £20 (Proof of ID may be needed upon entry) 

Day two: Friday 18 October 2013
Standard: £60
RIBA Member: £40
Student: £20 (Proof of ID may be needed upon entry)
Advanced booking is essential  



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