Docomomo Australia News  | June 2013

June 6th | DOCOMOMO / Australia ICOMOS – Sydney Talk Series: NSW Planning White Paper

With the major overhaul of the NSW planning system now in its final stages a White Paper and Exposure Bill are currently on public exhibition and submissions close on 28 June. The 27,000 locally listed heritage items and hundreds of heritage conservation areas throughout NSW ...

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July 24th|Docomomo Melbourne Slide Talk

Docomomo Australia - Melbourne
Evening Slide Talk and Docomomo meeting over a glass of wine.
Wednesday  July 24th at 6.00 pm
Boyd Foundation, Walsh street house, South Yarra.
Short talks  from Philip Goad:  the architecture of John Andrews Simon Reeves The Melbourne Pole House Hannah Lewi Corbusier's Pessac Housingand more.

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(Le Corbusier at Pessac, ph. Lucien Herviér)

May 26| Melbourne | Open Day: Denton Corker Marshall Houses

A selection of houses by Denton Corker Marshall.

A Series of Public Open Days

This series of open days includes four of only seven houses designed by Denton Corker Marshall.

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12 June | FILM -  Bauhaus: Model and Myth


Guest Speakers: Dr. Diego Ramirez-Lovering

Acting Head, Department of Architecture, MADA at Monash University

Bauhaus: Model and Myth

2009, Dir. Niels Bolbrinker and Dr. Kerstin Stutterheim, 103 minutes, German with English subtitles

Founded in Germany in 1919, the Bauhaus school, ...

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News|Exhibition: London: Sir Hugh Casson PRA: Making Friends


31 May—22 September 2013

In the Tennant Gallery and Council Room

Supported by the American Associates of the Royal Academy Trust and The Norman Foster Foundation

Sir Hugh Casson PRA (1910-1999) was probably the most popular British architect of his time. As a man of great wit and charm, with a light and fluent touch in design and drawing, Casson bridged the often acrimonious gap which divided traditional and modern artists and architects in the mid to late twentieth century. His drawings and watercolours in this exhibition illustrate how his training in the 1930s as an early modernist was put to highly pragmatic use when during the war years he was responsible for camouflaging airfields.

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