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Docomomo Australia News - September 2015

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Talk | Sydney / Apartment Buildings: An Australian perspective

Talk | Sydney / Apartment Buildings: An Australian perspective

Thursday 17 September 2015 APARTMENT BUILDINGS: An Australian perspective Presentations by Charles Picket and Michael Zanardo Sirius and the achievements of public housing Sirius apartments is the last major public housing tower built in Sydney, and its role and future is clouded due to the sell-off of public housing in The Rocks. It is timely to reconsider the architectural and social achievements …

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Film | Melbourne / 23 Sept | Local Heroes III – New Directions: Robin Boyd, Kenzo Tange & the Metabolist Movement

Film | Melbourne / 23 Sept | Local Heroes III – New Directions: Robin Boyd, Kenzo Tange & the Metabolist Movement

23 Sept | Local Heroes III – New Directions: Robin Boyd, Kenzo Tange & the Metabolist Movement | This programme of short films highlights the life & work of the local heroes of our built environment. The focus is on films about locals by locals and the perspective they give us on who / what / why we are the way we are. ++  WORLD PREMIERE …

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Open House Brisbane 2015 / 10-11 October

Open House Brisbane 2015 / 10-11 October

Torbreck, 1959-61 73. The Cul-de-sac 22. St Andrew's Lutheran Church 85. Torbreck  

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Boyd Houses for Sale

Boyd Houses for Sale

Remington House Boyd Houses for Sale from the Robin Boyd Foundation web Site  There are currently a number of Boyd properties for sale. Blott House Completed 1955 Lilydale, Victoria Read more... Pettigrew House Completed 1947 with an extension in 1961 Kew, Victoria Read more... Remington House Completed 1950 Healesville, Victoria Read more... SOLD - Baker House Completed 1966 Long Forest, …

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New Docomomo Journal: LC - 50 Years After

New Docomomo Journal: LC - 50 Years After

Docomomo Journal 53 (2015/2) LC 50 Years After The theme of this 53rd docomomo Journal is LC - 50 Years After. As a tribute to Le Corbusier (LC) on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his death, this issue of docomomo Journal is focused on rehabilitation and conservation processes undertaken on Le Corbusier buildings and sites worldwide monitored by …

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UK / Robin Hood Gardens under threat of demolition

UK / Robin Hood Gardens under threat of demolition

From Dezeen Magazine: The latest bid to grant listing status to the Brutalist Robin Hood Gardens estate in east London has failed and the local MP has called for it to be "brought down ASAP". Public body Historic England – which administers and maintains the register of England's listed buildings – has announced that the UK government will not list the historic …

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