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Docomomo Australia News - October 2016

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Renew your Docomomo Australia Membership to receive the Docomomo Magazine in 2017

Renew your Docomomo Australia Membership to receive the Docomomo Magazine in 2017

Join Docomomo Australia in 2017, Membership subscriptions are open The list of Subscribers to the International Member Card 2017 will have to be communicated to DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL in Early January 2017 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 …

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Melbourne Talk / The Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi: The Garden as Sculpture - 14 Oct.

Melbourne Talk / The Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi: The Garden as Sculpture - 14 Oct.

  Where: B117 Theatre, basement level, MSD (Melbourne School of Design) When: 6pm - 7pm, 14th October REGISTER HERE Probably no figure in modern American landscape architecture has been more influential, yet more ambiguously regarded, than the sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Although his landscapes include several of the twentieth century’s most original designs, and have received almost universal praise, Noguchi nonetheless …

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Melbourne / Docomomo Slide Night - 17 Oct.

Melbourne / Docomomo Slide Night - 17 Oct.

DOCOMOMO VICTORIA “OCTOBER SLIDE NIGHT”  POST-LISBON   Join us to hear short talks and images from some of us who went to the Docomomo Conference in Lisbon.   October 17th, Robin Boyd House, South Yarra @6.00 for drinks and snacks (donations at the door)   Presenters include: *Hannah Lewi (Academic, University of Melbourne) *David Wixted (Architect) *Michele Sumerton (Heritage Practitioner) …

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Sydney Film screening / Harry Seidler: modernist - 22 Oct.

Sydney Film screening / Harry Seidler: modernist - 22 Oct.

Ted Meller House, Castlecrag, 1950 Exterior Harry Seidler : modernist Sydney Opera House 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM AEDT The Australian Institute of Architects Foundation in association with Film Art Media invites you to attend the Australian premiere screening of 'Harry Seidler : modernist' by Daryl Dellora, an insightful retrospective of Seidler’s architectural vision. Harry Seidler : modernist is the first …

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South Australia / Adelaide Open House and SPACE Tours - 22+23 Oct.

South Australia / Adelaide Open House and SPACE Tours - 22+23 Oct.

Proudly curated by the Australian Institute of Architects Over the weekend, the doors of Adelaide will be opened to ignite inspired conversations across the community. Join South Australia’s most acclaimed architects for a guided tour of their recent works. Gain privileged access to a selection of some of Adelaide’s newest commercial, public and residential buildings and hear firsthand about the …

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Sydney Talk / Miles Glendinning on the History of Modern Public Housing - 27 Oct.

Sydney Talk / Miles Glendinning on the History of Modern Public Housing - 27 Oct.

Red Road estate, Glasgow, Scotland, 1966.  In this one-off Sydney lecture Prof Miles Glendinning will present his global research project into the history of modern public housing. Director of the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies, Professor of Architectural Conservation at Edinburgh College of Art and expert in post-World War II mass housing, Professor Glendenning joins us as part of an …

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Sydney / Tour of the Reader’s Digest Building with arch. John James

Sydney / Tour of the Reader’s Digest Building with arch. John James

Reader's Digest Building by John James. Thursday, November 17, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM AEDT Join us for a lunchtime tour of the iconic Reader's Digest Building in Surry Hills with architect John James. Built 1965–1967 the Reader’s Digest Building has great importance in the context of post World War II commercial architecture because of its distinctive aesthetic expression …

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Melbourne / Lectures by Miles Glendinning on Modernism and conservation / 2-3 Nov.

Melbourne / Lectures by Miles Glendinning on Modernism and conservation / 2-3 Nov.

  LECTURES IN MELBOURNE by Professor Miles Glendinning, from Edinburgh University LECTURE ONE - hosted by Docomomo and Boyd Foundation November 2nd, Boyd Foundation, Walsh Street, South Yarra @ 6.00 Modernist Mass Housing - Towards a Global Historical Overview', Miles Glendinning This lecture will overview a major research initiative Miles Glendinning has been working on for the past 5 years …

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Sydney / Penrith Torin Building in the Breuer Archive

Sydney / Penrith Torin Building in the Breuer Archive

The Marcel Breuer Digital Archive has published a large number or resources concerning the Former Building of the Torin Corporation in Penrith, designed by Breuer in 1973-4.    Proposed Site Plan  Site Plan (Scheme 2D)   Exterior Perspective Showing Sign Studies  Elev. - Stair No. 1 South Wall; Elev. - Stair No. 1 East Wall  Construction Photograph - Facade  Construction Photograph …

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Sydney Open House 5-6 November

Sydney Open House 5-6 November

On Sunday 6 November, Sydney Open invites you into some of the city’s most architecturally inspiring and historic buildings. One ticket gives you access to over 50 buildings and intriguing spaces across the CBD, Barangaroo, Walsh Bay and The Rocks. Explore the full list below. Extend your Sydney Open experience by booking a Focus Tour on Saturday 5 November, upgrading …

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Perth Open House: November 12-13

Perth Open House: November 12-13

Open House Perth  Explore great WA design  Open House Perth 2016 this November 12-13. Want to feel like a tourist in your own home town? Open House Perth opens up great spaces to the public, completely for free.  Join us on November 12/13 to help celebrate great local design. We are now in our fifth year and more excited than …

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