Docomomo Australia News - November 2014


Membership Renewal and Subscription Reminder for 2015

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Join Docomomo Australia now to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement across the 20th century in Australia and worldwide. Docomomo Australia is a volunteer group of architects, historians, conservationists and enthusiasts who all share a desire to raise awareness, appreciation and protection of Australia’s recent designed past for the present and future.Without a strong core of financial members, Docomomo Australia cannot pursue and grow its documentation and advocacy work or continue to be recognised as a voting international working party. With the financial assistance from membership fees we can continue to build our activities and digital forum.


End of year talks with Melbourne film and book launch

                   "Save the date": Docomomo Victoria end of year talks, drinks + film and book launch. Monday 15th December, 6.00 pm, Walsh Street  - Boyd Foundation. We are pleased to support a book launch ('Gentle Modernist. The nine lives of Anatol Kagan' by Simon Reeves)   and a film launch with screening ('Melbourne International' by Jacques Sheard). FILM: Launch and screening: 'Melbourne …

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Exhibition/Sydney | Harry Seidler: Painting towards architecture + Seidler Open Houses

Sydney Living Museum

Harry Seidler: Painting Toward Architecture is the first major exhibition on the architect to showcase never-seen-before original artworks. The exhibition is opened at the Museum of Sydney until March 2015 exploring the designs and long-lasting collaborations Harry Seidler forged with the other names in art, architecture, design and engineering. Through his work with  Frank Stella, Marcel Breuer, Josef Albers, Pier Luigi Nervi, Alexander Calder, Max Dupain and Lin Utzon, Seidler set a precedent for the multidisciplinary team approach – an idea that spawned a creative synthesis.

Harry Seidler Open Day: Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 November 2014
To celebrate the exhibition Harry Seidler: Painting Toward Architecture we are opening several privately owned Seidler designed buildings to the general public for one weekend only.

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Boyd House: Sean Godsell Open Day and Design Discussion

Open Day & Design Discussion Monday 24 November  Design Discussion - Sean Godsell and Philip Goad: MPavilion architect Sean Godsell and Professor Philip Goad of the University of Melbourne discuss the buildings Sean has selected for the Open Day as some of his favourite houses. More details and bookings Sunday 30 November 2014 - Five of Sean Godsell's favourite houses …

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