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Docomomo Australia News - December 2015

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At Risk Alert: APM Boiler House, Amcor former Alphington Paper Mills

At Risk Alert: APM Boiler House, Amcor former Alphington Paper Mills

Buildings at Risk Alert'   Boiler House, Amcor  former Alphington Paper Mills site in Melbourne. 1953/4 A: Mussen, Mackay & Potter Addr.: Heidelberg Rd, Alphington Heritage: VicHeritage HO Docomomo has made a submission to the City of Yarra to urge careful consideration of the heritage and architectural merit of this structure. See City of Yarra:  for details of current recommendations: …

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Melbourne Open House | Boyd: at the edges - Sunday 6th December

Melbourne Open House | Boyd: at the edges - Sunday 6th December

Melbourne | Boyd: at the edges -  Sunday 6th December  This open day is a survey of Boyd’s house designs for the urban growth areas of the 40s, 50s and 60s. It includes little known project homes and modest bespoke houses in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs extending from Blackburn to Monbulk. For many years the edges of Melbourne provided opportunities for …

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Docomomo International conference Lisbon 2016: Keynote Speakers

Docomomo International conference Lisbon 2016: Keynote Speakers

14th International Conference Adaptive Re-use. The Modern Movement Towards the Future  6-9 Sep 2016,  Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation,  Lisboa,  Portugal Keynote Speakers: Lacaton & Vassalv   Winfried Brenne   Juhani Pallasmaa   Álvaro Siza   Joan Busquets  

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Foreign Exhibition: New Bauhaus Museum

Foreign Exhibition: New Bauhaus Museum

30 October 2015 - 31 January 2016, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Dessau, Germany The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation launched the competition for the new Bauhaus Museum as an open international architectural competition. The exhibition, starting at 30th October 2015 shows all 831 international entries until 31 January 2016. The Bauhaus Design School has always been an incubator of innovative ideas and an international place. …

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Visionaries in Suburbia: Griffin Houses in the Sydney Landscape

Visionaries in Suburbia: Griffin Houses in the Sydney Landscape

Visionaries in Suburbia: Griffin Houses in the Sydney Landscape Anne (Anne Jeanette) Watson Walter Burley Griffin Society Incorporated, Aug 31, 2015 - 224 pages From Castlecrag to Clifton Gardens, Pymble to Avalon Visionaries in Suburbia presents for the first time the entire range of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin's Sydney residential designs in the 1920s and 30s. Comprehensively …

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Docomomo Virtual Exhibition

Docomomo Virtual Exhibition

DOCOMOMO International launches today the docomomo virtual exhibition (MoMove). The exhibition launch will take place at Técnico - University of Lisbon, during the IST Doctoral Week with the presence of Ana Tostões, docomomo International Chair, Andrea Canziani, António Bandeirinha, Horacio Torrent, Miles Glendinning and Timo Tuomi. The website – exhibition.docomomo.com – offers a selection of more than 3000 buildings and sites …

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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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