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Docomomo Australia News - January 2017

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Memberships 2017: Join Docomomo Australia!

Memberships 2017: Join Docomomo Australia!

Registrations are now open! Join Docomomo Australia this year to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement across the 20th century in Australia and worldwide. Docomomo Australia is a volunteer group of architects, historians, conservationists and enthusiasts who all share a desire to raise awareness, appreciation and protection …

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Invitation to nominate significant places to the National Heritage List

Invitation to nominate significant places to the National Heritage List

ph: Wolfgang Sievers, 1958 (source: SLV) Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a magnificent 20th-century sound and architecture experiment. It is one of Melbourne's best-known and most visited landmarks that continues to attract both artists and crowds of up to 200,000 patrons. Sidney Myer Music Bowl was included in the National Heritage List on 21 September 2005. Invitation to nominate significant …

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Exhibition + Open House | Ernest Fooks - The House Talks Back: February/March

Exhibition + Open House | Ernest Fooks - The House Talks Back: February/March

An introduction to the former residence of emigré architect Dr Ernest Fooks (1906 – 1985), with the opportunity to explore an exhibition of archive material, brought together for the first time  within the house at 32 Howitt Road – 'The House talks Back'. More info at the Boyd Foundation web site and on this page This exhibition and supporting research project seeks to create a …

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Publication | Lisbon 2016 Docomomo Conference procedings

Publication | Lisbon 2016 Docomomo Conference procedings

FEATURES 17.5 cm × 5.5 cm × 24.6 cm Weight: 2 kg PRICE: 60,00€ DESCRIPTION Fourteenth International Docomomo Conference, Adaptive Reuse - The Modern Movement Towards the Future, Lisbon, Portugal (September 6-9, 2016) 1028 p. Publisher  Docomomo International, Casa da Arquitectura Editors  Ana Tostões, Zara Ferreira Editorial Assistance  Miguel Roque, Catarina Teles, Sara Saraiva, Daniela Arnaut, Sandra Vaz Costa Design  TVM Designers Priting  …

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Queensland Cultural Centre's Draft Conservation Management Plan

Queensland Cultural Centre's Draft Conservation Management Plan

The Queensland Government website  www.getinvolved.qld.gov.au has published the following text inviting for public comment on the Conservation Management Plan of the Queensland Cultural Centre.   Further information is available from the ArtsQueensland website http://www.arts.qld.gov.au/conservation-management-plan ________________________________________________ In 2015, the Queensland Heritage Council listed part of Brisbane's Cultural Precinct on the State Heritage Register. The heritage listing includes the original buildings and …

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Publication Int. | Historic House Museums in the UK and the USA: A History

Publication Int. | Historic House Museums in the UK and the USA: A History

New publication: Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom A new book authored by Dr Linda Young (M.ICOMOS), Historic House Museums in the UK and the USA: A History (Lanham MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). It’s a history of house museums considered as a species of museum (akin to art museums, natural history museums, etc), in the UK and …

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Exhibition Int. | Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work / Montreal January/June 2017

Exhibition Int. | Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work / Montreal January/June 2017

Exhibition: Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work 18th January - 4th June 2017, CCA, Montreal, Canada "The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) presents Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work highlighting her deep commitment towards the city and the built environment and to intellectual research. From 18 January to 4 June 2017, the CCA´s exhibition halls tell the story of her …

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Publication Int.| St Peter´s, Cardross - Birth, Death and Renewal

Publication Int.| St Peter´s, Cardross - Birth, Death and Renewal

S Publication: St Peter´s, Cardross - Birth, Death and Renewal by Diane M Watters, Historic Environment Scotland, 2016 “The ruin of St Peter’s College has sat on a hilltop above the village of Cardross for more than three decades. Over that time, with altars crumbling, graffiti snaking across its walls and nature reclaiming its concrete, it has gained a mythical, …

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LATEST DOCOMOMO JOURNALS

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Publication | Docomomo Journal 55 (2016/2) 'Modern Lisbon'

Publication | Docomomo Journal 55 (2016/2) 'Modern Lisbon'

Docomomo Journal 55 (2016/2) - 'Modern Lisbon' As a tribute to Lisbon, where the 14th International docomomo Conference – “Adaptive Re-use. The Modern MovementTowards the Future” took place, the argument of this 55th docomomo Journal is Modern Lisbon. In the words of José-Augusto França, Lisbon “is the last of the old European cities and the first of the modern cities”, …

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Publication | Docomomo Journal 54 (2016/1) 'Housing Reloaded'

Publication | Docomomo Journal 54 (2016/1) 'Housing Reloaded'

Docomomo Journal 54 (2016/1) : Housing Reloaded The theme of this 54th docomomo Journal is Housing Reloaded facing Post-War Housing Complexes in Europe The debate focuses on the challenges and strategies that have been encountered in efforts to preserve collective housing in Europe, seen as a major issue in the contemporary agenda. Symbols of architectural, technological and social aspirations, these …

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