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Docomomo Australia News - June 2016

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Docomomo Slide night @ Boyd Foundation, Melbourne - 1st June

Docomomo Slide night @ Boyd Foundation, Melbourne - 1st June

Slide Night Wednesday 1st June, from 6.00pm @ Walsh Street, Boyd Foundation, South Yarra SPEAKERS:   Tony Lee, Boyd Foundation, talking about 'Benchmarking Walsh Street' - a comparative survey of modernist museum houses in LA Marika Neustupny, NMBW Architects, talking about 'Shinohara & Kikutake  - house with an earthern floor & Skyhouse, Japan; Libby Richardson, PhD candidate the University of Melbourne, …

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Book: Loving Le Corbousier

Book: Loving Le Corbousier

‘When I visited Le Corbusier’s apartment in Paris I was surprised to find that there was not a single photograph of his wife. In most books she was mentioned only in passing as a model. I wanted to know more.’ Loving Le Corbusier is a tale of love and loss set against the great events of 20th century Europe. Loving …

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Film Melbourne: Architecture On Fogo Island - 15 June

Film Melbourne: Architecture On Fogo Island - 15 June

Strange & Familiar: Architecture On Fogo Island | Petite Histoire des Plateaux Abandonnés Film: Strange & Familiar: Architecture On Fogo Island 2014, Dir. Katherine Knight and Marcia Connolly, 52 mins. This award-winning film documents a bold architecture project on remote Fogo Island, Newfoundland that embraces the excitement of living on the edge in relation to nature and contemporary design. A beautifully shot …

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Video: Sydney Residence: Harry and Penelope Seidler House

Video: Sydney Residence: Harry and Penelope Seidler House

Monocle Magazine has interviewed Penelope Seidler in a short video about the Harry and Penelope Seidler House. "Far removed from the skyscrapers and residential towers for which architect Harry Seidler became known, the house he designed with his wife is governed by Bauhaus aesthetics that are just as forward-thinking today as they were in the 1960s. Monocle Films visits Penelope …

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Foreign Exhibition: Helsinki, Eero Aarnio 8 April - 25 September 2016

Foreign Exhibition: Helsinki, Eero Aarnio 8 April - 25 September 2016

The most extensive overview thus far of the work and thought of designer Eero Aarnio has open at Design Museum. Aged 83, Professor and interior architect Eero Aarnio has had an exceptionally long career and is one of the internationally most widely known names in the history of modern design in Finland. The Eero Aarnio retrospective will be a comprehensive …

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