MLC Building | 1954-1957 | NSW

MLC Building architects: Bates, Smart & McCutcheon type Commerce date of commission 1954 date of completion 1957 listing/protection North Sydney Local Environmental Plan RAIA NSW Chapter – Register of 20th Century Buildings of significance National Trust of Australia (NSW) – Register current use Office Building current condition Altered, 1990s address 105-153 Miller Street 2060 gps … read more…

National Gallery and High Court of Australia Precinct | 1972-1982 | ACT

National Gallery and High Court of Australia Precinct  architects: Edwards Madigan Torzillo & Briggs type Administration / Power date of commission 1972 date of completion 1982 listing/protection 2009 address Canberra gps 35º 16′ 55.2” S/149º 7′ 43.32” E  Submitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia   View Larger Map

Docomomo Victoria: Talks and Round-Table Discussion Night, June 7th

DOCOMOMO VICTORIA TALKS AND ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION NIGHT Wednesday 7th June @ 6.00 pm Walsh Street, South Yarra (Robin Boyd Foundation) Please join us for two talks:   Andrew Murray : “From Concrete to Quokkas: the work of Gus Ferguson” Giorgio Marfella: “Late 20th century skyscrapers: problems of memory, heritage and interpretation”   PLUS A round-table … read more…

Int. Exhib. | MOMA: Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive

Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive June 12–October 1, 2017 The Museum of Modern Art https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1660?locale=en Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century, a radical designer and intellectual who embraced new technologies and materials, pioneered do-it-yourself construction systems as well as avant-garde experimentation, and advanced … read more…

First Pettit & Sevitt Project Home Display Village | 1964 | NSW

   First Pettit & Sevitt Project Home Display Village Architects: Ancher, Mortlock, Murray & Woolley: Bryce Mortlock (designer) type Housing date of completion 1964 listing/protection Nominated for an Interim Heritage Order Some of the residences are listed on the LEP (one house demolished in 2013) current use Housing current condition Endangered, 2013 address Richmond Avenue … read more…

Ku-ring-gai College of Advanced Education | 1968-1972 | NSW

Current name: Ku-ring-gai College of Advanced Education Architect/s: David Turner (NSW Government Architects Office) City: Sydney – Australia type Education date of commission 1968 date of completion 1972 listing/protection 2005 awards: Institute’s Merit Award (1972), Sulman Award (1978) and an Enduring Architecture Award (2005) address 100 Eton Road Lindfield Sydney NSW 2070 gps 33º 47′ 16.8” … read more…

Call for Candidacies: Docomomo International Headquarters after 2018

Dear Docomomo Chapters, In August 2018, at the 15th Docomomo Council Meeting, our mandate heading the Docomomo International Secretariat, with Headquarters in Lisbon, will end. A new mandate and a new headquarters to host the future Docomomo International Secretariat must be voted. By then, we will be celebrating 30 years of notable collective efforts towards … read more…

Docomomo International Photo Prize | 1st May – 30th June 2017

Art & Architecture, 1st May – 30th June 2017 Docomomo Photo Prize – Spring 2017 Docomomo Photo Prize #docomomophotoprize #spring2017 #artarchitecture CALL Docomomo Photo Prize is an international photograph competition promoted by Docomomo International that will take place every season according to a specific theme, through Instagram. DoCoMoMo International is a non-profit organization dedicated to … read more…

President of Docomomo Australia awarded Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal

Leader in heritage conservation architecture in Australia and president of Docomomo Australia Dr Scott Robertson was awarded this year’s Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal. Well known for his relentless passion, willingness to lead and dedication to volunteering through the foundation of Docomomo Australia, Dr Robertson has committed his lifetime work to the promotion and enhancement of … read more…

Woomera Village | 1947 | SA

Current name of the building: WOOMERA VILLAGE Town: WOOMERA Design by: Charles Howard, William Reilly (Sydney Branch Office of the Commonwealth Department of Works and Housing) Date of commission: 1947 Date of completion: 1967 Type: Industry (IND) Company Town listing/protection Some heritage assessment has been conducted through the Ministry of Defence. Editor fiche: Hannah Lewi Fiche Pdf … read more…

Dumas House | 1961-65 | WA

Current name of the building: DUMAS HOUSE Place: PERTH Design by: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, WA (Finn van Mens and Maidment) Date: 1961-65 Type: PUBLIC BUILDINGS – GOVERNMENT, ADMIN (ADM) Editor fiche:Hannah Lewi & Katrina Chisholm, 2010 Download: Fiche PDF 2 History of building 2.1 original brief/purpose: This single tower is the only built part of a … read more…

Agnes Walsh House (Q Block King Edward Memorial Hospital) | 1947/1953 | WA

Agnes Walsh House Agnes Walsh House (Q Block), designed by the Public Works Department under the stewardship of Len Green, is a particularly fine example of Post War International style architecture, and was recognized in its day as such with an award of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects bronze medal for architecture. Architect: Public Works … read more…

Liner House | 1960 | NSW

addres: 13-15 Bridge Street location: Sydney NSW Date of construction: 1960 architects: Bunning & Madden type: Commerce: (COM) Liner House was erected in 1959 to house the Australian headquarters of Wilh Wilhelmsen Agency Pty Ltd, Norway’s largest shipping organisation. The company decided to restrict the building to the company’s own use and the building height … read more…

Summerhayes House | 1961 | WA

  SUMMERHAYES HOUSE (demolished) The Coombe, Mosman Park, Perth WA 1961 Geoffrey Summerhayes Graham Glick (engineer)   This locally renowned house was situated on a steeply sloping, limestone cliff site overlooking the Swan River in Perth, the cliff-face forming a natural wall to the undercroft space below the house. A slender steel frame supports and elevates … read more…

Dado Film Season @ Boyd House: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future | May 17

FIRST FILM IN 2017 SERIES: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future   The film explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961). Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center (Warren, Mich.), Saarinen also designed New York’s … read more…

Perth: Iwanoff Dalkeith House on Sale

https://realestate.com.au/property-house-wa-dalkeith-125182454 Iwan Iwanoff (1919-1986), architect, was born on 2 July 1919 at Küsstendil (Kyustendil), Bulgaria, elder son of Nickolai Iwanow, journalist and poet, and his wife Maria, née Schopowa. Raised in an artistic family, Iwan studied fine arts before undergoing military training. On his father’s advice, in 1941 he enrolled in architecture in Germany at … read more…

“ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT” a Children Book by Maree Coote / Launch May 7th Melbourne

‘ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT’ by Maree Coote  Robyn Boid is a small, dedicated bird who loves to build nests and dreams of becoming an architect. She lives at the University, where she listens to the architecture classes through the window. Eager to learn, Robyn practises building all the important architectural shapes, but all the while she … read more…