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Docomomo Australia News - Dec 2015/2

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Renew your International Membership NOW to receive the Docomomo Magazine in 2016

The list of Subscribers to the International Member Card 2016 will have to be communicated to DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL in Early January 2016 DOCOMOMO International members will receive the DOCOMOMO Journals, published in collaboration with experts in the Modern Movement from all over the world, the monthly DOCOMOMO’S newsletter and a reduced registration on the 14th International DOCOMOMO Conference – “Adaptive Re-use. …

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Save the APM Boiler House Campaign

Save the APM Boiler House Campaign

We are a group of community members and experts who are concerned about the future of the Boiler House building located on the former APM site in Alphington Victoria. We believe passionately that this structure represents a significant remnant of Victoria's architectural and industrial heritage and it should not be demolished to make way for more roads. However its significance …

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Open House: Rose Seidler House / dec 27

Open House: Rose Seidler House / dec 27

When designing a house, the contemporary architect thinks of an 'environment for living' rather than of empty box-like rooms ... he designs actual spaces in the interior for specific purposes and designs the furnishings and equipment that go into them. Harry Seidler, 19521 By the time Rose and Max Seidler moved in to their new home in late 1950, it …

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New Brisbane Art Deco Society

New Brisbane Art Deco Society

Australia's latest Art Deco society, the Brisbane Art Deco Society, was formally launched at the AGM of ADMS on 8 October 2015. The group has been formed by Kim Wilson and Ally Hannon following a wave of enthusiasm resulting from the release of Kim’s book on Brisbane Art Deco. The group will operate as a chapter of ADMS, similar to the highly successful chapter in …

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Conference Melbourne 2016: AUTOMOTIVE HISTORIES/ DRIVING FUTURES

Conference Melbourne 2016: AUTOMOTIVE HISTORIES/ DRIVING FUTURES

AUTOMOTIVE HISTORIES/ DRIVING FUTURES First annual Conference of Automotive Historians Australia Melbourne Australia 1– 3 September 2016 Hosted by: RMIT Design Archives RMIT School of Architecture and Design Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture - Monash University Convenors: Professor Harriet Edquist, RMIT University Dr Mark Richardson, Monash University Simon Lockrey, RMIT University Details about the Conference including the Call for Papers, are now available …

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Foreign Exhibition: Bauhaus Lab 2015: Desk In Exhile

Bauhaus Lab 2016 follows the travel routes of Walter Gropius’s desk.  Designed as part of a cohesive ensemble for the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923, then in use in the director’s room in the Bauhaus building in Dessau before being temporarily located in the Lawn Road Flats in London, today the original is found in Lincoln, Massachusetts (USA). The Bauhaus …

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Modernism Site at The Victoria and Albert Museum

Modernism Site at The Victoria and Albert Museum

Access the Victorian and Albert Museum Modernism Site   Bio of Leading Modernist Designers Marcel Breuer Serge Chermayeff Theo van Doesburg Naum Gabo Edward McKnight Kauffer Erich Mendelsohn Hannes Meyer László Moholy-Nagy Xanti Schawinsky Grete Schütte-Lihotzky Ladislav Sutnar   Resources  Architectural Association Photo Library This website contains over 7,000 images of historical and contemporary architecture from the Architectural Association Photo …

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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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