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Docomomo Australia News - March 2017

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Notice of the 16th Annual General Meeting 2017

Notice of the 16th Annual General Meeting 2017

Notice of the 16th Annual General Meeting 2017 Notice is hereby given that the 16th Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of Docomomo Australia Inc will be held at 70A Blues Point Road, McMahon’s Point, NSW, 2060 on Saturday 25th March 2017 commencing at 12.00 noon The AGM will be followed by a discussion on future activities and priorities for Docomomo Australia. …

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Robin Boyd Baker House for rental

Robin Boyd Baker House for rental

Boyd Baker House in Long Forest Road, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria   Robin Boyd  Baker House in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria is available for permanent rental Dr Baker who commissioned the Boyd Baker House from Robin Boyd graduated from both Eton and Cambridge University in mathematics. With four children already, he and his wife decided that they would settle in Australia after …

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Exhibition + Open House | Ernest Fooks - The House Talks Back: 18/19 March

Exhibition + Open House | Ernest Fooks - The House Talks Back: 18/19 March

Talks and Tour on the 18th and 19th of March 2017   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 …

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Talk / Sydney | Demolished Sydney: Valuing the Modernist Heritage of the State Office Block

Talk / Sydney | Demolished Sydney: Valuing the Modernist Heritage of the State Office Block

THE BLACK STUMP: VALUING THE MODERNIST HERITAGE OF THE STATE OFFICE BLOCK Demolished Sydney Talks | Museum of Sydney SUNDAY 2 APRIL 2017 3PM–4.30PM Constructed in 1964, the State Office Block was colloquially known as the ‘Black Stump’ until its demolition in 1997. The milky, curved design of Aurora Place is the antithesis of the square ebonised building it replaced. …

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Talk / Sydney | Demolished Sydney : from Kent Brewery to Apartment Living

Talk / Sydney | Demolished Sydney : from Kent Brewery to Apartment Living

LAST DRINKS: FROM KENT BREWERY TO APARTMENT LIVING Demolished Sydney Talks |  Museum of Sydney SUNDAY 19 MARCH 2017 3.30PM–4.30PM The Central Park precinct between Broadway and Chippendale is an award-winning development of apartments, shops and offices, enlivened by parks and historic laneways. Its centrepiece is the 1911 Irving Street Brewery and its 62-metre chimney, a relic of the old Kent …

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Talk / Sydney | Demolished Sydney: Rowe Street

Talk / Sydney | Demolished Sydney: Rowe Street

ROWE STREET - REMEMBERING SYDNEY’S SLICE OF BOHEMIA Sydney Museum Events part of the Exhibition "Demolished Sydney" SUNDAY 5 MARCH 2017 3PM–4.30PM Rowe Street, a narrow lane between Castlereagh and Pitt streets, epitomised Sydney’s bohemian life from the late 19th century until the 1970s, when it was demolished to make way for the MLC Centre. Home to bookstores, tearooms, cafes, …

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The Melbourne School of Design launch major exhibition on the projects of Giuseppe Terragni for Rome.

The Melbourne School of Design launch major exhibition on the projects of Giuseppe Terragni for Rome.

A Modernity Different From All Others: Giuseppe Terragni in Rome The Melbourne School of Design will launch a major exhibition next week (Tuesday, 07th March) on the projects of Giuseppe Terragni for Rome. Information on the exhibition is here: https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/events/a-modernity-different-from-all-others-giuseppe-terragni-in-rome The exhibition opening will be preceded by a public lecture on the evening of the 7th March, from 19:00, by Attilio Terragni, …

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Int. News | Cables Wind House has been granted A-listed status

Int. News | Cables Wind House has been granted A-listed status

Cables Wind House has been granted A-listed status by Alison & Hutchison & Partners, Harry Horace MacDonald and Robert Forbes Hutchison, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1963 "Edinburgh´s world-famous collection of historic buildings just got another entry - a 1960s block of flats. Grey, concrete and 10 storeys tall, Cables Wind House in Leith has just been granted A-listed status, putting it …

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Docomomo US Tour - Modern Mexico City / October 2017

Docomomo US Tour - Modern Mexico City / October 2017

October 14, 2017 - October 22, 2017 Mexico City - Hotel Camino Real Polanco (8 nights) Tour Leaders: Louise Noelle Gras and Kathryn O'Rourke Felix Candela Special Guide: Juan Ignacio del CuetoDocomomo US welcomes guests to join us for our second travel tour series: Modern Mexico City. This nine-day, eight-night trip will focus exclusively on Mexico City's modern architecture, art …

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