Publication: An Eastern Europe Vision | Docomomo Journal 59 (2018/2)

Docomomo Journal 59 (2018/2) An Eastern Europe Vision EDITORIAL Towards a fresh reading of MoMo historiography While visiting the MAO (Museum of Architecture and Design) in Ljubljana one can appreciate the architectural power of Stanko Kristl’s work [1]. The impressive buildings of this Slovenian architect revealed through the exhibition Humanity and Space, illuminate the beauty … read more…

Scott Robertson on the work of Robertson & Hindmarsh Architects, 1953-1977 / Sydney, Nov 30

Scott Robertson is the son of architect Bruce Robertson and grew up living next door to his father’s iconic architecture studio on top of the bluff at Seaforth. Bruce Stewart Robertson was in partnership with Thomas Joseph (“Jack”) Hindmarsh from 1953 until 1977 and the firm, B.S. Robertson & Hindmarsh, designed houses, town houses, garden … read more…

Architecture Tour Heide II: a gallery to be lived in and Heide Past and Present / Dec 2,9,16,23,30

ARCHITECTURE TOUR: HEIDE II—A GALLERY TO BE LIVED IN Dates:  Sun 2 December 2018–11:00 In 1963, the Reeds commissioned David McGlashan of McGlashan and Everist to build a home that had a sense of mystery and romance, and one that would house their growing art collection—a ‘gallery to be lived in’. Join a volunteer guide … read more…

Under Threat: Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos, Madrid, Spain, 1918

Under Threat: Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos by Antonio Palacios, Madrid, Spain, 1918 Plataforma Salvemos Cuatro Caminos is collecting signatures to prevent the demolition of a work of industrial heritage from the 20th century in Madrid: the historic railroad yard “Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos”, designed by the architect Antonio … read more…

Publication: 100 Buildings 1900-2000

 Docomomo International is proud to have collaborated on the following book: 100 Buildings 1900-2000. The twentieth century was a remarkable period in architectural history. Rivaling the transformative achievements of ancient Greece, the Gothic period the Renaissance, the twentieth century galvanized radical developments in building technology, architectural theory, and space that paralleled global revolutions in politics, … read more…

Enrico Taglietti Symposium / Canberra, 16 November

Enrico Taglietti Symposium When 16 November 2018 Time 10:00 am—5:00 pm Where James O Fairfax Theatre National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT, Australia Cost $60.00—$290.00 Book ___________________________________________ 10am-5pm Friday 16 November, 2018 National Gallery of Australia ___________________________________________ Enrico Taglietti  Saved Planned Event In 2018, the DESIGN Canberra festival will celebrate the work, … read more…

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland 16 — 18 Nov 2018 Our 2018 conference seeks to explore the three themes our mission how they are relevant to Queensland’s heritage in the twenty-first century: Protect, Conserve and Celebrate. The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) mission is to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural … read more…

Sydney: History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ – 29/11

History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ Sydney, Redfern Town Hall, 29 November 2018, 6.00pm-9.00pm Sydney’s history is replete with stories of forced evictions, slum-clearing and gentrification, from The Rocks in the 20th Century, to Surry Hills in the mid-century, to Sirius in Millers Point today. Join … read more…

Publications: Beaumaris Modern. Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

Beaumaris Modern MODERNIST HOMES IN BEAUMARIS by Fiona Austin Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of mid-century modern Beaumaris houses, beautifully documented by Jack Shelton, a bayside local now living and working as a professional photographer in LA. Some are original in their design and are the architects’ own homes from the … read more…

Open House Sydney: 3 / 4 November

  On 3 and 4 November, Sydney Open invites you to explore some of the city’s most treasured and architecturally significant buildings. On Saturday 3 November, go behind the scenes at some of Sydney’s most in-demand and intriguing spaces, from harbourside heritage to stunning architecturally designed private residences, on our expert-led Focus Tours. On Sunday … read more…

Modern House Agents ask about Australia’s first true Modernist architect?

Modern House Estate Agents has asked whether is it possible to name Australia’s first true Modernist architect? It’s a contentious question, but for a bit of fun, they did a quick canvass of some of the Australian architectural community’s thought leaders, including Ian Innes, Director Heritage and Collections at Sydney Living Museums, Katelin Butler, Editor … read more…

Sydney Opera House – 45th Anniversary

Sydney Opera House, by Jørn Utzon, Sydney, Australia, 1956 Saturday 20th October was the 45th anniversary of one of the world´s most iconic buildings: the Sydney Opera House. The result of a UIA-endorsed competition in 1956, the Sydney Opera House has since become the youngest UNESCO World Heritage Site and today plays host to 11 million … read more…

International: Symposium: Living the 21st Century in the buildings 1950-1970, Maison de la Culture Le Corbusier, Firminy, France

Symposium: Habiter au XXIe siècle, les édifices des années 1950-1970 15th – 16th November 2018, Maison de la Culture Le Corbusier, Firminy, France Based on examples of collective housing from the 1950s to the 1970s, this symposium, organized by the Ministry of Culture (Direction Générale des Patrimoines – service de l’architecture, sous-direction de l’enseignement et … read more…

ICOMOS (International Council of Monument and Sites) National Chapter Presentation

To investigate the best new global models of visitor accessibility and experience at heritage sites and museums. The Urbis heritage team is proud to be hosting an external ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) National Chapter presentation. Our guest will be the dynamic Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon the Director of Strategy & Engagement at Sydney … read more…

Australian Studio Pottery from the John Nixon Private Collection

  The exhibition features the private collection of artist John Nixon, who over the last fifteen years has acquired a ceramic collection of over 500 pieces. This exhibition showcases the incredible work of ceramic artists from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s who were working in and around the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The exhibition demonstrates … read more…

16th International Docomomo Conference / Tokyo, Japan, 2020 – Resilient Inheritability – Sharing Values of Global Modernity

16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo, Japan, 2020 The candidacy from Docomomo Japan to organise the 16th International Docomomo Conference, in Tokyo, was approved in the 15th Docomomo Council Meeting, last August 30, 2018, at Cankarjev Dom. The 16th International Docomomo Conference will take place in Tokyo, organized by Docomomo Japan, between the 15th and the 18th … read more…

Open House Bendigo (VIC) / 27-28 October

Bendigo Open House We’re heading to Bendigo on the weekend of 27+28 October 2018! The inaugural Open House Bendigo Weekend program opens 23 buildings including outstanding private homes by e+ architecture, significant heritage redevelopments including architecture tours by Y2 Architects of Ulumbarra Theatre, Bates Smart-led tours of the major Bendigo Hospital development, and a special … read more…

Docomomo Victoria Slide Night / Oct 24th

  Docomomo Victoria Slide Night  We are turning Japanese in October! Join us to look at pics from recent Japanese jaunts – from Simon Reeves, Jenny Mitchelhill, Philip Goad, Andrew Murray…and more   And to celebrate the launch of the book Samurai Castles by Jenny Mitchelhill, Tuttle Press, 2018     October 24th @ 6.00. … read more…