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Docomomo Australia News - May 2017

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Dado Film Season @ Boyd House: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future | May 17

Dado Film Season @ Boyd House: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future | May 17

FIRST FILM IN 2017 SERIES: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future   The film explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961). Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center (Warren, Mich.), Saarinen also designed New York’s TWA Flight Center at John …

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Melbourne: Lyall House by Anatol Kagan on sale

Melbourne: Lyall House by Anatol Kagan on sale

Anatol Kagan / profile  (read full profile on Buildheritage.com.au) Born in St Petersburg on 4 October 1913, Anatol Kagan was the son of a university lecturer and a teacher.  The elder Kagan was one of a large group of intellectuals who, considered by the Soviet government to be potentially dangerous to the new regime, were exiled aboard the so-called "Philosophy Steamer" towards …

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Perth: Iwanoff Dalkeith House on Sale

Perth: Iwanoff Dalkeith House on Sale

https://realestate.com.au/property-house-wa-dalkeith-125182454 Iwan Iwanoff (1919-1986), architect, was born on 2 July 1919 at Küsstendil (Kyustendil), Bulgaria, elder son of Nickolai Iwanow, journalist and poet, and his wife Maria, née Schopowa. Raised in an artistic family, Iwan studied fine arts before undergoing military training. On his father’s advice, in 1941 he enrolled in architecture in Germany at the Technische Hochschule, Munich (Dip.Eng. …

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"ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT" a Children Book by Maree Coote / Launch May 7th Melbourne

"ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT" a Children Book by Maree Coote / Launch May 7th Melbourne

'ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT' by Maree Coote  Robyn Boid is a small, dedicated bird who loves to build nests and dreams of becoming an architect. She lives at the University, where she listens to the architecture classes through the window. Eager to learn, Robyn practises building all the important architectural shapes, but all the while she seeks the perfect design for …

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MoMove: Docomomo International Virtual Exhibition

MoMove: Docomomo International Virtual Exhibition

About MoMove The DOCOMOMO Virtual Exhibition (MoMove) features a selection of buildings, sites and tours related to the Modern Movement Architecture. Created in 1988, DOCOMOMO (DOcumentation and COnservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the MOdernMOvement) is a global not-for-profit organization, present in 70 countries and regions, devoted to the safeguard of this particular architectural heritage (www.docomomo.com). MoMove, as the name …

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Int. Exhibition: Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen

Int. Exhibition: Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen

Luisa Landi Exhibition: Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen 1st February - 21st May 2017, The Met Breuer - Floor 5, New York, United States of America Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen, an exhibition of newly commissioned architectural photographs of four iconic Marcel Breuer–designed buildings, opens at The Met Breuer on …

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Grant Featherston Book - Australian Mid-Century Design crowdfunded!

Grant Featherston Book - Australian Mid-Century Design crowdfunded!

You can order your copy here: Grant Featherston book - Australian mid-century designer Grant Featherston book – Australian mid-century designer   $65.00 NOTE: The books is currently being printed and will not be available for dispatch until July. Please note shipping is only available to the following countries: Australia, New Zealand, Italy, United Kingdom, United States. If you wish to place …

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ArchiFlix: Sydney Architecture and Design Film Festival

ArchiFlix: Sydney Architecture and Design Film Festival

4/7 May 2017 The ArchiFlix Architecture & Design Film Festival celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of films, events and panel discussions, AADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate industry professionals who are excited about architecture and design. The screenings are enthusiastically supported by design professionals and thought leaders who …

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Intl. Exhibition/Washington: The Urban Scene 1920-1950

Intl. Exhibition/Washington: The Urban Scene 1920-1950

American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. Through depictions of bustling city crowds and breathtaking metropolitan vistas, 25 black-and-white prints on view in The Urban Scene: 1920–1950 will explore the spectacle of urban modernity. Prints by recognized artists such as Louis Lozowick (1892–1973) and Reginald Marsh (1898–1954), …

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SAH | Time to Act

SAH | Time to Act

Now is the Time to Act by Pauline Saliga | Mar 17, 2017 On March 16, 2017, President Trump released a budget blueprint that calls for the elimination of many domestic programs including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PBS and NPR), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) …

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