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Docomomo Australia News - October 2015

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Until 18th October - Call For Paper : Docomomo Conference | Lisbon 2016

Until 18th October - Call For Paper : Docomomo Conference | Lisbon 2016

Dear Docomomo friends, DOCOMOMO International reminds the CALL FOR PAPERS for the 14th International DOCOMOMO Conference “Adaptive Reuse. The Modern Movement Towards the Future” that will take place in Lisbon, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal, 6-9 September 2016. The Call for Papers is open until 18 October 2015. All the information below,  updates at www.docomomo2016.com 14 IDC_Call for Papers_Sessions 14 IDC_Call …

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ARM Architecture to redesign Opera House Concert Hall

ARM Architecture to redesign Opera House Concert Hall

Concert Hall, photo by Wolfgang Sievers, 1973   ARM Architecture have announced the appointment through their website: "ARM Architecture is honoured to have been selected by Sydney Opera House as the successful lead consultant to develop concept and schematic designs for the upgrade of the Opera House’s largest venue, the Concert Hall. The upgrade has been identified as a priority …

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The Seidler PhD Scholarship

The Seidler PhD Scholarship

UNSW Built Environment invites applications for THE SEIDLER PhD SCHOLARSHIP Generously funded by Dr Penelope Seidler AM and the Seidler Architectural Foundation, The Seidler PhD Scholarship aims to advance knowledge in modern architecture in an Australian context. The aims have been kept deliberately broad to encourage innovative proposals in theoretical, methodological and/or topical terms. Some connection to the work and …

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Footpath Guides | Melbourne Architectural Walking Tours
International | Buildings at Risk

International | Buildings at Risk

Palazzo del Lavoro, by Pier Luigi Nervi (Torino 1961) Damaged by fire: Palazzo del Lavoro by Pier Luigi Nervi and Antonio Nervi, Turin, Italy, 1959-1961 The Palazzo del Lavoro (Labour Palace) designed by the architect Pier Luigi Nervi together with Antonio Nervi, in Turin, built between 1959-1961, is under threat after having been damaged by fire on last August 20th night. This …

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International-US | Vanna Venturi House on Sale

International-US | Vanna Venturi House on Sale

The house designed by Robert Venturi for his mother Vanna Venturi in 1964 is on sale. It is one of the iconic buildings of 1960s postmodernism. "The 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1,986-square-foot house's most recent owner, University of Pennsylvania professor Dr. Thomas P. Hughes, who died last February according to Philadelphia magazine, purchased the house from Robert Venturi in 1973 after the …

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International/US | Campaign to Restore Kiley Garden

International/US | Campaign to Restore Kiley Garden

A Dan Kiley designed landscape without trees or water features is a sad sight. Yet, the Tampa garden that now bears the name of landscape architect, Dan Urban Kiley, is just that. Dan Kiley was the leading American modernist landscape architects working in the postwar period, known for his work on the Lincoln Center plaza, Fountain Plaza in Dallas, Miller …

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SUPERHOUSE: Architecture and Interiors Beyond the Everyday

SUPERHOUSE: Architecture and Interiors Beyond the Everyday

SUPERHOUSE: ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS BEYOND THE EVERYDAY Exhibition | Museum of Sydney | 29th August - 29th November Sydney Living Museums presents Superhouse: architecture and interiors beyond the everyday, an exhibition by Karen McCartney, showcasing stunning examples of local and international residential architecture and interiors at the Museum of Sydney, 29 August to 29 November 2015. Featuring breathtaking photography by …

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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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DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA Register Map

The DOCOMOMO Australia Register is an online database of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the modern movement in Australia. To find out more about any location on the map, click on the pin to reveal what the location is, then click on the location name to visit the fiche. You may also search the database by clicking on the "search …

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Register by Architect/Designer

Architects Group - Clyde Cameron College Bates Smart & McCutcheon - ICI House - Wilson Hall Billson, Edward Fielder - Sanitarium Health Foods Factory Borland, Kevin - Harold Holt Memorial Swimming Centre - Olympic Swimming Stadium - Preshil : The Margaret Lyttle School - Rice House Bogle Banfield & Associates - Total Carpark Boyd, Robin - Boyd House 2 BSM, …

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