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Docomomo Australia News - November 2015

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2015 National Architecture Awards: Enduring

2015 National Architecture Awards: Enduring

Council House by Howlett & Bailey Architects. Image: Peter Bennets Enduring Architecture: National Award Australian Institute of Architects Jury citation Perth’s Council House, designed by Howlett and Bailey in 1960 and opened in 1963, testifies to enduring architectural excellence. Its exceptional aesthetic resolution provided leadership at the time it was built and fifty-two years later it continues to be regarded as …

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2015 National Architecture Awards: Harry Seidler Award for Heritage Commercial Architecture

2015 National Architecture Awards: Harry Seidler Award for Heritage Commercial Architecture

50 Martin Place by Johnson Pilton Walker. Image: Peter Bennets 2015 National Architecture Awards: Harry Seidler Award for Heritage Commercial Architecture Jury citation At 50 Martin Place, the jury was unanimous in its praise of the way in which the architects masterfully interpreted the client’s contemporary “not lavish but intelligent brief.” They drew on innovative engineering, clever planning, environmentally sensitive insertions, …

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Foreign Exhibition | The early years of Schokbeton

Foreign Exhibition | The early years of Schokbeton

Interior view, US Embassy, Dublin. Photo by Norman McGrath.   Exhibition | The early years of Schokbeton Zwijndrecht, Netherlands | December 2015 to March 2016 Schokbeton is an architectural concrete precasting system, which was developed in the early 30s in the Netherlands. The shock system was invented by two concrete workers who converted a washing machine into a ‘shock table’ …

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Call for Publication: L’architecture et la disparition

Call for Publication: L’architecture et la disparition

Gordon Matta-Clark Call for Contributions: L’architecture et la disparition 6 November 2016, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille, Lille, France The research laboratory of the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille (LACTH/Laboratoire Conception – Territoire - Histoire) publishes annually the Cahiers thématiques. The sixteenth issue, whose release is scheduled for 2017, will focus on the theme: the …

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Launching of Docomomo Journal 53 - LC 50 Years After

Launching of Docomomo Journal 53 - LC 50 Years After

9 November 2015, Maison La Roche – Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris, France docomomo International and Fondation Le Corbusier invites you to the launching of docomomo Journal 53 - LC 50 Years After. The event will take place on 9 November, 18h00, at Maison La Roche – Fondation Le Corbusier, in Paris (10 Square du Docteur Blanche, 75016, Paris, France). As a tribute to Le Corbusier …

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Round Table Conservation Action Priorities for Twentieth Century Heritage

Round Table Conservation Action Priorities for Twentieth Century Heritage

Docomomo International at the Round Table Conservation Action Priorities for Twentieth Century Heritage. Sharing experience of ASEAN Countries and Japan 30th October – 3rd November, Tokyo, Japan Conservation Action Priorities for Twentieth Century Heritage Sharing experience of ASEAN Countries and Japan (30th October – 3rd November): TokyoInternational Round Table and Colloquium organized by docomomo Japan, Japan ICOMOS National Committee ICOMOS ISC20c, …

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Open Memberships 2016 | Join Docomomo Australia

Memberships 2016 Open | Join Docomomo Australia

6 October 2015 Dear Docomomo Australia member, It is time for all Docomomo Australia members to renew their annual subscriptions for 2016. Renew your membership of Docomomo Australia now to continue participating 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. Without …

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Docomomo Buildings Register Map

Docomomo Buildings 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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