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Docomomo Australia News - August 2016

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Melbourne / Architecture Tour Heide II

Melbourne / Architecture Tour Heide II

ARCHITECTURE TOUR HEIDE II—A GALLERY TO BE LIVED IN Next date: 30 July 2016 -2:00 See all Location: Assemble Heide III Information Desk Event category: Architecture & History Admission: Free with Museum Pass Admission info Members: Free entry Join now In 1963, the Reeds commissioned David McGlashan of McGlashan and Everist to build a home that had a sense of …

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Melbourne 2016 Open House / 30-31 July

Melbourne 2016 Open House / 30-31 July

A selection of buildings from the Melbourne Open House Web Site (http://www.openhousemelbourne.org/buildings) Sun Theatre Architect: Cowper, Murphy and Appleford Built in 1938, The Sun took only six months to construct by the firm, Hansen and Yuncken Pty Ltd, for $25,000. Open: Saturday 9am-10am, Sunday 9am-10am - Booking required for this building Orica House Architect: Bates, Smart & McCutcheon Open: Sunday …

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Melbourne Brutalist Photography

Melbourne Brutalist Photography

A selection of pictures by John Jovic from the Flicr group "Brutalist Architecture in Australia" https://www.flickr.com/groups/brutalist-architecture-in-australia/. See John Jovic Photography at http://www.johnjovic.com/ Footscray Psychiatric Centre later known as Footscray Psychiatric Hospital; Glenroy Public Library; Geelong State Government Offices; The Blackwood Street Bunker; Total House Carpark. 

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2016 Western Australian Heritage Awards finalists

2016 Western Australian Heritage Awards finalists

    Cronshaw's Store, Bunbury (1938)   Place Number: 375 The Cronshaw store was constructed in 1938 and is one of four heritage buildings that define the intersection of Victoria and Wellington Streets in the City of Bunbury. The building was originally  purchased by the Cronshaw Company in 1966 where it would house their expanding business unti 2005 when after …

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Int. Buildings in Danger: State Theatre in Hong Kong

Int. Buildings in Danger: State Theatre in Hong Kong

Advocacy Efforts Have Positive Repercussions: State Theatre in Hong Kong by G.W. Grey and S.F. Liu, Hong Kong, 1952 docomomo International’s advocacy efforts for State Theatre were decisive in the grading process being conducted by the Antiquities and Advisory Board of Hong Kong. On 23rd March 2016, Professor Ana Tostões, docomomo International Chair, addressed a letter to the Chairman and all …

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Intnl News: Work of Le Corbusier listed as UNESCO World Heritage

Intnl News: Work of Le Corbusier listed as UNESCO World Heritage

Committee lists works as part of exceptional contribution to Modern Movement Architectural works now on UNESCO´s World Heritage List - Le Corbusier´s work considered an exceptional contribution to the Modern Movement Press release: Antoine Picou, president of La Fondation Le Corbusier "Subsequently to the decision of the World Heritage Committee to inscribe the Architectural Work of Le Corbusier on the …

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Restoration Home Australia looking....

The ABC’s Restoration Australia, produced by Fremantle Media, is currently looking for historically significant projects to film for their 2016 series. If you or a client are working on a building dating between 1815-1960 and are about to embark on its restoration, they’d love to hear from you. Filming will start in August 2016 and the size and budget doesn’t matter …

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