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Docomomo Australia News - July 2016

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Sydney / Talk - The 'Heritage Near Me' initiative / July 21

Sydney / Talk - The 'Heritage Near Me' initiative / July 21

Australia ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO Australia, NSW Chapter AIA SYDNEY TALK SERIES JULY 2016 HERITAGE NEAR ME Thursday 21st July 2016 at GML Presentation by Christian Hampson ‘Heritage Near Me’ is a government initiative that will provide opportunities for the community to protect, share and celebrate heritage in NSW. In his presentation, Christian will outline the key delivery streams within the program …

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Adelaide / Talk & Tour - Art Deco and Adaptive Reuse.

Adelaide / Talk & Tour - Art Deco and Adaptive Reuse / June 29

June 29th, 2016  Description Join us for an informative talk on the Adaptive Re-Use of Art Deco heritage buildings. Featuring leading Adelaide architects Douglas Alexander and Adrian Evans. We start with a tour of the updated and extended Adelaide High School. Meet at the front foyer 6.15pm for a 6.30pm tour departure. Brought to you by the Art Deco & …

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Sydney / Symposium for 200th anniversary of the Rum Hospital

Sydney / Symposium for 200th anniversary of the Rum Hospital

A Future for the Past A Symposium to mark the 200th anniversary of the Rum Hospital On the 200th anniversary of the opening of Governor Macquarie’s General ‘Rum’ Hospital for convicts, we invite you to discover the compelling history of the oldest surviving public buildings in central Sydney. From its origins serving convict patients to its many adaptations as the …

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Melbourne/Film | Brutalism Love Fest - July 27

Melbourne/Film | Brutalism Love Fest - July 27

Precise Poetry: The Architecture of Lina Bo Bardi / Barbican: Urban Poetry / Trellick Tower Australian Premiere Film: Precise Poetry: The Architecture of Lina Bo Bardi 2013, Dir.Belinda Rukschcio, 53:27mins. Portuguese, English subtitled “I AM AN ARCHITECT. I BREAK WALLS!” A film about the famous Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, who created poetry through architectural precision. Told in a series of interviews in Portuguese …

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Expression of Interest for Borland's Rice House

Expression of Interest for Borland's Rice House

The Rice House – designed by Kevin Borland, 1951 The Heritage listed Rice House is a rare, one owner-occupier iconic modernist architectural property. It’s idyllic location, sited on the top of the big hill directly above central Eltham enjoys both a convenient yet wonderfully private one acre+ bushland setting, with unsurpassed distant views to the Kinglake ranges and beyond as …

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Heritage in Danger / Demolished: Villa Aghion

Heritage in Danger / Demolished: Villa Aghion

2. Auguste Perret (1874-1954) and Gustave Perret (1876-1952) Hotel Aghion, Alexandria View of the rotunda on the garden, Alexandria Photo : Archives IFA   Demolished: Villa Aghion by Auguste and Gustave Perret, Alexandria, Egypt, 1926-1927. It is with great deception that docomomo International informs that Villa Aghion, residential project of the brothers Auguste (1874-1954) and Gustave Perret (1876-1952) has been …

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International / Heritage in Danger: City-Hof, Hamburg

International / Heritage in Danger: City-Hof, Hamburg

1960s 1970s Under Threat: City-Hof by Rudolph Klophaus, Hamburg, Germany, 1954-58

Designed by the architect Rudolph Klophaus, the modernist building complex City-Hof in Hamburg is in danger of demolition. The Initiative City-Hof is joining forces to publicly advocate the urgent need to preserve the buildings for future generations. "In the 1950s, the four high-rise buildings, along with intermediate buildings …

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News / Foreign - Online Vintage Photo of Mid-Century Us Architecture

News / Foreign - Online Vintage Photo of Mid-Century Us Architecture

Vintage photos of mid-century architecture are now viewable online The University of South California (USC) has digitised collections of images taken by architect Pierre Koenig and Fritz Block, owner of a colour slide company as well as an architect in his own right. More than 1,000 vintage photos of American mid-century architecture are now available to view online. Photographs include …

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Docomomo Register Victoria: Walking and driving initineraries
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