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Docomomo Australia News - June 2017

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Docomomo Victoria: Talks and Round-Table Discussion Night, June 7th

Docomomo Victoria: Talks and Round-Table Discussion Night, June 7th

DOCOMOMO VICTORIA TALKS AND ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION NIGHT Wednesday 7th June @ 6.00 pm Boyd House, Walsh Street, South Yarra (Boyd Foundation) Please join us for two talks:   Andrew Murray : “From Concrete to Quokkas: the work of Gus Ferguson” Giorgio Marfella: "Late 20th century skyscrapers: problems of memory, heritage and interpretation”   PLUS A round-table discussion and input on …

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President of Docomomo Australia awarded Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal

President of Docomomo Australia awarded Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal

Leader in heritage conservation architecture in Australia and president of Docomomo Australia Dr Scott Robertson was awarded this year’s Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal. Well known for his relentless passion, willingness to lead and dedication to volunteering through the foundation of Docomomo Australia, Dr Robertson has committed his lifetime work to the promotion and enhancement of Australia’s twentieth century modern heritage. …

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Perth Exhib. | Pier Luigi Nervi and Australia / 6-16 June

Perth Exhib. | Pier Luigi Nervi and Australia / 6-16 June

Magazine_NERVI AND NEW NORCIA: ITALIAN MODERNISM IN THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK. Annette Condello PIER LUIGI NERVI AND AUSTRALIA: OUTBACK MODERNISM EXHIBITION, 6 – 16th JUNE 2017 Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979), Italy’s most influential modern architect-engineer, is internationally renowned for his use of curving concrete forms, soaring arches and V- or Y-profiles. This exhibition showcases Nervi’s most prominent works for the first …

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Call for Candidacies: Docomomo International Headquarters after 2018

Call for Candidacies: Docomomo International Headquarters after 2018

Dear Docomomo Chapters, In August 2018, at the 15th Docomomo Council Meeting, our mandate heading the Docomomo International Secretariat, with Headquarters in Lisbon, will end. A new mandate and a new headquarters to host the future Docomomo International Secretariat must be voted. By then, we will be celebrating 30 years of notable collective efforts towards the documentation and conservation of …

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Docomomo International Photo Prize | 1st May - 30th June 2017

Docomomo International Photo Prize | 1st May - 30th June 2017

Art & Architecture, 1st May - 30th June 2017 Docomomo Photo Prize – Spring 2017 Docomomo Photo Prize #docomomophotoprize #spring2017 #artarchitecture CALL Docomomo Photo Prize is an international photograph competition promoted by Docomomo International that will take place every season according to a specific theme, through Instagram. DoCoMoMo International is a non-profit organization dedicated to the Documentation and Conservation (DoCo) …

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Int. Exhib. | MOMA: Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive

Int. Exhib. | MOMA: Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive

Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive June 12–October 1, 2017 The Museum of Modern Art https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1660?locale=en Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century, a radical designer and intellectual who embraced new technologies and materials, pioneered do-it-yourself construction systems as well as avant-garde experimentation, and advanced original theories with regards to …

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National Gallery and High Court of Australia Precinct | 1972-1982 | ACT

National Gallery and High Court of Australia Precinct | 1972-1982 | ACT

National Gallery and High Court of Australia Precinct  architects: Edwards Madigan Torzillo & Briggs type Administration / Power date of commission 1972 date of completion 1982 listing/protection 2009 address Canberra gps 35º 16' 55.2'' S/149º 7' 43.32'' E  Submitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia  {google_map}National Gallery and High Court of Australia, canberra{/google_map}

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Badham House | 1960 | NSW

Badham House | 1960 | NSW

Badham House architects: Ancher, Mortlock, Murray & Woolley: Bryce Mortlock (designer) type Housing date of completion 1960 address 89 Dolans Road, Cronulla - Australia gps 34º 3' 16.2'' S/151º 8' 6'' E Submitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia Learn More  {google_map}89 Dolans Road, Cronulla - Australia{/google_map}

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First Pettit & Sevitt Project Home Display Village | 1964 | NSW

First Pettit & Sevitt Project Home Display Village | 1964 | NSW

No. 25 (left) and no. 27 (right) Richmond Avenue. photo: Max Dupain and Associates    First Pettit & Sevitt Project Home Display Village Architects: Ancher, Mortlock, Murray & Woolley: Bryce Mortlock (designer) type Housing date of completion 1964 listing/protection Nominated for an Interim Heritage Order Some of the residences are listed on the LEP (one house demolished in 2013) current …

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Lochhead House | 1965 | NSW

Lochhead House | 1965 | NSW

Lochhead House Architects: Allen Jack & Cottier, Keith Cottier (designer) type Housing date of completion 1965 address 99 Riverview Road Bayview gps 33º 50' 30.48'' S/151º 8' 13.2'' E Submitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al.

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Ku-ring-gai College of Advanced Education | 1968-1972 | NSW

Ku-ring-gai College of Advanced Education | 1968-1972 | NSW

ph: Max Dupain Current name: Ku-ring-gai College of Advanced Education Architect/s: David Turner (NSW Government Architects Office) City: Sydney - Australia type Education date of commission 1968 date of completion 1972 listing/protection 2005 awards: Institute’s Merit Award (1972), Sulman Award (1978) and an Enduring Architecture Award (2005) address 100 Eton Road Lindfield Sydney NSW 2070 gps 33º 47' 16.8'' S/151º 9' …

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Woomera Village | 1947 | SA

Woomera Village | 1947 | SA

Current name of the building: WOOMERA VILLAGE Town: WOOMERA Design by: Charles Howard, William Reilly (Sydney Branch Office of the Commonwealth Department of Works and Housing) Date of commission: 1947 Date of completion: 1967 Type: Industry (IND) Company Town listing/protection Some heritage assessment has been conducted through the Ministry of Defence. Editor fiche: Hannah Lewi Fiche Pdf current use Defense current condition …

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Dumas House | 1961-65 | WA

Dumas House | 1961-65 | WA

photo by Fritz Kos (1965) Current name of the building: DUMAS HOUSE Place: PERTH Design by: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, WA (Finn van Mens and Maidment) Date: 1961-65 Type: PUBLIC BUILDINGS – GOVERNMENT, ADMIN (ADM) Editor fiche:Hannah Lewi & Katrina Chisholm, 2010 Download: Fiche PDF photo by Michal Lewi Original masterplan for the area 2 History of building 2.1 original brief/purpose: This …

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Agnes Walsh House (Q Block King Edward Memorial Hospital) | 1947/1953 | WA

Agnes Walsh House (Q Block King Edward Memorial Hospital) | 1947/1953 | WA

photo by Andrew M Agnes Walsh House Agnes Walsh House (Q Block), designed by the Public Works Department under the stewardship of Len Green, is a particularly fine example of Post War International style architecture, and was recognized in its day as such with an award of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects bronze medal for architecture. Architect: Public Works Department …

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Liner House | 1960 | NSW

Liner House | 1960 | NSW

addres: 13-15 Bridge Street location: Sydney NSW Date of construction: 1960 architects: Bunning & Madden type: Commerce: (COM) Liner House was erected in 1959 to house the Australian headquarters of Wilh Wilhelmsen Agency Pty Ltd, Norway's largest shipping organisation. The company decided to restrict the building to the company's own use and the building height to that of the neighbouring …

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Summerhayes House | 1961 | WA

Summerhayes House | 1961 | WA

  SUMMERHAYES HOUSE (demolished) The Coombe, Mosman Park, Perth WA 1961 Geoffrey Summerhayes Graham Glick (engineer)   This locally renowned house was situated on a steeply sloping, limestone cliff site overlooking the Swan River in Perth, the cliff-face forming a natural wall to the undercroft space below the house. A slender steel frame supports and elevates the concrete slab and calcium …

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