Gunny Harboe, FAIA, Fellow US/ICOMOS, is a registered architect with nearly 30 years of experience and currently runs his own small firm in Chicago. He has worked on many iconic modern masterpieces including numerous works by both Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright. He received his M. Arch. from M.I.T., (including study in Copenhagen, Denmark); a M.Sc. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University; and an A.B. in History from Brown University. He also attended ICCROM in Rome, Italy. His projects have received numerous awards, and he was named a “2001 Young Architect” by the National AIA, “Chicagoan of the Year” by Chicago Magazine in 2010, and received the 2015 Award for Excellence in Heritage Conservation from the Society of Architectural Historians. Gunny was a founding member and is a current Vice President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on 20th Century Heritage, and was a founding member of DOCOMOMO_US where he remains on the board. He is also a current board member of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy and was a Regional Director of AIA National, and President of AIA Chicago. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Sheridan Burke is a partner at Robert A Moore Pty Ltd Architects & Heritage Consultants based in Sydney, Australia. She has been responsible for developing innovative conservation advice and plans for heritage places—iconic and local—for more than 35 years. Her experience includes heritage projects throughout Australia and internationally. She specialises in conservation planning, twentieth-century heritage management and heritage interpretation.Sheridan facilitates inter-disciplinary teams to create highly visual heritage planning documents that can be easily implemented, delivering strategic outcomes for a range of clients with heritage places from suburban houses and factories to complex operational sites as well as institutional properties such as the Sydney Cricket Ground, Australian War Memorial and Australian National University.Sheridan is an expert member of the Sydney Opera House Conservation Council and Eminent Architects Panel. She is President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage and President of the ICOMOS Advisory Committee. Sheridan is a widely published author and lecturer, active internationally, undertaking World Heritage site monitoring missions and providing expert advice to ICOMOS and UNESCO, as well as working on conservation planning training, capacity building and research projects with the Getty Conservation Institute.

Enrique Xavier de Anda Alanis was born in Mexico City and graduated in Architecture at the “Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico” –UNAM– and received a PH. D. from the School of Phylosophy at UNAM. Enrique is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas at UNAM and directs graduation papers (thesis) in History of Art and is also a professor at the Schools of Architecture and Philosophy at UNAM. Enrique is a member of several associations and “National Researcher” (level III) by the Mexican Government. He has written several articles for local and international magazines and has lectured and participated in symposia in Mexico, Latin America, USA, Europe and Australia. He has authored sixteen books on the history of architecture and has co-authored another seventeen books and similar related topics. Enrique Xavier de Anda Alanis has served as co-ordinator and curator of several architecture and applied art exhibitions and has been a member of academic juries and commissions at the University of Mexico. He is currently a member of the “National Academy of Architecture” and a co-ordinator of the “National Committee of XX Century Architecture” in Mexico. Currently, he also serves as Vice President of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage.

Enrique Madia is an Argentinean/American architect, writer, teacher and critic with a busy international consulting practice. He studied at the FADU in Buenos Aires Argentina. He taught and Lecturing in several Universities in the USA, South America and participated in several International Academic Forums as jury and critic. He has taught and examined at the Faculty of Architecture Design and Urbanism and University of Belgrano in Argentina, Lecturing at Tulane University and Loyola University in New Orleans, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, University of Miami, Metro Dade Community College and Broward Community College in USA. Among his many books presentations and reviews he has done it for Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid, Moshe Safdie, Vittorio Gregotti, Cesar Pelli, Mario Botta, Richard England, Gae Auletti, Emilio Ambasz, Morris Lapidus and Clorindo Testa among others.

Kyle Normandin is an Associate Principle at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, in Los Angeles, CA, USA. He serves as an Ex-officio board member of Association for Preservation Technology International and remains the Chair of the DOCOMOMO International ISC Technology committee and serves on the APTi’s Modern committee. He has contributed numerous technical papers on architectural conservation of cultural heritage and continues to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Architectural Conservation. Kyle holds a B.A. in Architecture from UC Berkeley and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University in the City of New York. Kyle currently serves as the Secretary General of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage.

Leo Schmidt is an art historian. He earned his doctorate at Freiburg University in 1980 with a thesis on the architecture of Holkham Hall, an English 18th-century country house. He was a senior investigator in the State Department for the Care of Historic Buildings in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Since 1996 he has been Professor of Architectural Conservation at the Brandenburg University of Technology at Cottbus. He has wide-ranging interests and has published extensively, focussing on 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century architecture and on difficult heritage such as the Berlin Wall. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.


Olaf Steen is an art historian, specialized in church art and architecture. He was a student and later a research fellow at The Norwegian Institute in Rome. He is presently engaged by the Directorate of Cultural Heritage to work specifically with protected churches from the 20. and 21. century. He has worked as a senior antiquarian in the County of Nordland and the City of Oslo, with special responsibility for protection orders by the Norwegian Heritage Act.
In Oslo he has made protection orders for architectural icons from the 20th century like St. Hallvard Church and Monastery from 1966 (arch. Lund & Slaatto), Planetveien 12 from 1953 (the home of Arne Korsmo) and the American Embassy in Oslo from 1959 (Eero Saarinen). He has been responsible for the ISC20C Heritage Alert regarding the threatened demolition of the Norwegian Government Y-block building.

Triennial Work Plan 2014-2017

The Current triennial work plan responsibilities have been as follows. These were
discussed at the Strategic Planning Workshop and decisions are found at
Annexure B to these minutes.

1. Membership/Gilles Nourissier database. We need to expand our ISC20C
membership and can use the database to help us with this by promoting our information
to ICOMOS members (KN/RS to date)
2. Younger members – there is a need to engage and develop younger practitioners
in our work Decision: All members to introduce two new members pa (LR/All)
3. Communications – we will continue to send out regular information via the
ISC20C listserve (KN)
4. Website and social media: (KN/LM) Kyle and Laura Materese to develop Linked
In and ongoing Facebook presence
5. 20thC thematic study – GCI funding welcome, PRG EA to be SC20C rep and
regularly report progress
6. World Heritage: there is a need to provide expert advice to the ICOMOS World
Heritage Panel and working group.(SB/SM)
7. Scientific Council: Input ICOMOS SC related activities that support our activities
8. ISC annual meetings: assist with support and organisation generally (KN/All)
9. WMF reviews (KN/All)
10. Madrid Document – we will continue to work on the second edition of the MD.
Revision of the ISC20C foreword for inclusion as a standard in all the translation should
be incorporated for MD2 (FEM /SM)
11. MD3 Subcommittee with IFLA and CIVVIH (SM)
12. MAP20 project – on hold until Thematic Framework ready)
13. Heritage Alerts: review by GH, additional members FEM and EA
14. Heritage @ Risk: there is a need to keep our ISC in the forefront of this program
(JH/KN) but also liaison with ICOMOS EXCOM (LR)
15. Heritage applause: delayed due to resource availability,
Partnerships: Continue to engage our partners especially Docomomo, TICCIH,
16. Research: identify and promote good solutions for 20C (All)
17. ISC Toolkit: ongoing work (SB/SP/EA)
16. Archives: No resources available contribute to the archive of 20C heritage
documentation – including oral histories etc. (All)