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Sydney - ICOMOS Talk / Feedback from recent conferences

Zaha Hadid’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul (photo Scott Robertson)  Thursday 19 March 2015 FEEDBACK FROM RECENT CONFERENCES ICOMOS General Assembly Florence: Presentation and discussion led by Sheridan Burke. DOCOMOMO Korea: Presentation and discussion led by Scott Robertson. World Parks Congress Sydney: Presentation and discussion led by Stephen Brown Learn about the key messages from these conferences! If you were …

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Open Day/Melbourne: Emigré Houses in Kew

Lyall House Open Day and Design Discussion Open Day: Sunday 22 March 2015 European Emigré architects such as Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe had a profound effect on architecture in the United States, and indeed the modernist movement internationally, including here in Australia. The work of European Emigré architects living and working here in Melbourne is not well …

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In the News

ACT public housing overhaul to go ahead despite move by Heritage Council to list buildings, Chief Minister says Updated 18 Feb 2015, 12:15pm A major overhaul of Canberra's public housing stock will go ahead despite the fact that a large chunk of the flats listed for demolition have just been listed by the ACT Heritage Council, the Territory's Chief Minister …

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International Docomomo News

Exhibition: Moderno. Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela, 1940–1978 February 11 - May 16, 2015, Americas Society, New York, USA     "Moderno: Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1940–1978 examines how design, one of the most innovative chapters in the history of Latin American modernism, transformed the domestic landscape in a period marked by major stylistic …

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Rehabilitation and Re-use of Modern Movement Architecture

DOCOMOMO International has the pleasure of inviting you to attend to the DOCOMOMO International Seminar on Rehabilitation and Re-use of Modern Movement Architecture that will take place in Lisbon, at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, on 27th March. Also, it is with great pleasure that we further invite you to participate in the Modern Lisbon Tour that will take place in the morning …

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The Architecture of the Newman College

PhD Thesis on the architecture of Newman College available online Jeffrey Turnbull, Walter Burley Griffin: the architecture of Newman College, e-book, University of Melbourne, 2015 This study engaged with the architecture of the ‘Initial Structure’ at Newman College, 1915-1918, so as to establish this building’s place in the oeuvre of Walter Burley Griffin (1876-1937). Griffin was inspired with the works …

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