Centre for Visual Arts and Culture
The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University (CVAC) promotes interdisciplinary research on visual culture.
Dunelm House receives Listed Status
On 8 July 2021, The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport granted Grade II Listed status to Dunelm House. In 2017 CVAC hosted the 'Caring for Brutalism' conference which took place in the context of debate within Durham University and more widely about the future of Dunelm House conference. In light of Dunelm House receiving Listed Status, Dr Adrian Green from the Department of History shares his enthusiasm for the building and sets it in broader contexts in the article entitled 'Durham's Modern Moment – Creating Human Community in Dunelm House and on Kingsgate Bridge'.
Durham Cathedral framed by the upper window of Dunelm House, with a human couple seemingly brought together by the university in conversation on the balcony.