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Docomomo Australia News - July 2017

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Talk Sydney | Sydney Brutalism : Et tu, Brute? - Glenn Harper / 20th July

Talk Sydney | Sydney Brutalism: Et tu, Brute? - Glenn Harper / 20th July

AUSTRALIA ICOMOS DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA NSW CHAPTER AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS SYDNEY TALKS THURSDAY 20TH JULY 2017 Under threat: Bidura Children’s Court, Glebe (1984) by NSW Government Architect with Andrew Milcz as Project Architect and Behne Ritche and Hart Pty Ltd as Documentation Architect   Sydney Brutalism : Et tu, Brute? Once openly supported for its architectural authenticity and desired social …

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Open House Melbourne 2017 Program / 29-30 July

Open House Melbourne 2017 Program / 29-30 July

Celebrating 10 years of Open House Melbourne with a month of programming throughout July, and over 200 buildings for you to explore across the Weekend, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July Go to the 2017 Program

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Melbourne / Film | 19 July | Eastern Bloc: The Age of Kommunalk

Melbourne / Film | 19 July | Eastern Bloc: The Age of Kommunalk

19 July | EASTERN BLOC: The Age of Kommunalki https://robinboyd.org.au/dado/?p=1935 Film: The Age of Kommunalki 2013, Dir. Elena Alexandrova, Francesco Crivaro, 68 mins, Russian with subtitles. Beyond the beautiful evocative facades Saint Petersburg downtown, an unique world, unknown to most visitors, hides itself: the world of Kommunalki. Still nowadays, almost one hundred years from the October Revolution, a lot of people …

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Open House Melb and Acmi: What would Jane Do? program and film

Open House Melb and Acmi: What would Jane Do? program and film

In partnership with ACMI and the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, and in association with janewalks.org, Open House Melbourne will present a special program that examines the work of leading American urbanist and city activist, Jane Jacobs. Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building. She had no formal training as a planner, and …

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Sydney Talks | Mad about Modernism at Rose Seidler House

Sydney Talks | Mad about Modernism at Rose Seidler House

Mad About Modernism is a day-long series of talks and tours celebrating all aspects of modernism. On the day, enjoy self-guided tours of Rose Seidler House, experience internationally acclaimed artist, James Gulliver Hancock illustrating house objects or relax with a coffee in the grounds of one of the finest examples of mid-20th century modern domestic architecture in Australia. Hear expert talks …

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The Architectural Review launches New into Old Awards

The Architectural Review launches New into Old Awards

The Architectural Review: New into Old Awards A special issue of the Architectural Review, December-January 2017/18, will feature buildings which have had their life extended by the insertion of new uses rather than demolition and replacement. Architects will be invited to submit recent work of this nature; the best will be published, with awards made to projects judged to be outstanding by …

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Int. Exhibition | This Future Has a Past: Gregory Ain / New York

Int. Exhibition | This Future Has a Past: Gregory Ain / New York

July 25–September 12, 2017 Margaret Helfand Gallery  Center for Architecture, New York This Future Has a Past Anyspace will launch its exhibition program on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, with “This Future Has a Past,” a look at architect Gregory Ain originally created by Katherine Lambert and Christiane Robbins for a collateral exhibition at the 15th International Venice Architecture Biennale. “This …

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Former ACI House | 1937-38 | NSW

Former ACI House | 1937-38 | NSW

Former ACI House design: Stephenson & Turner, Arthur Baldwinson (1908-1968) location: Woolloomooloo Sydney - Australia other/former name: Hoskins Block type: Commerce date of commission: 1937 date of completion: 1938 address: William street Boomerang street gps: 33º 52' 25.32'' S/151º 12' 51.48'' E Submitted by: Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia

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Johnson House | 1963 | NSW

Johnson House | 1963 | NSW

photo source: real estate world Johnson House design: McConnel, Smith & Johnson: Peter Johnson (designer) location: West Chatswood - Australia type: Housing date of completion: 1963 address: 29 Greville Street gps: 33º 48' 2.74'' S/151º 10' 7.072'' E Submitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia

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Holland House | 1960-62 | NSW

Holland House | 1960-62 | NSW

Holland House design: Neville Gruzman location: Middle Cove - Australia type: Housing date of commission: 1960 date of completion: 1962 address: 31 Rembrandt Drive gps: 33º 47' 36.96'' S/151º 12' 56.88'' E Submitted by: Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia

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Maytone Avenue group (nr.4) | 1948 | NSW

Maytone Avenue group (nr.4) | 1948 | NSW

photo by Max Dupain Maytone Avenue group (nr.4) design: Sydney Ancher location: Kilara - Australia other/former name: Staff Cottages type: Housing date of completion: 1948 address: 4 Maytone Avenue gps: 33º 45' 23.4'' S/151º 9' 57.96'' E Submitted by: Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014, docomomo Australia

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Glass House (Lucas House) | 1957 | NSW

Glass House (Lucas House) | 1957 | NSW

photo: David Moore Glass House design: Bill Lucas, Ruth Lucas location: Sydney - Australia other/former name: Lucas House type: Housing date of completion: 1957 listing/protection: National Trust of Australia NSW Register Proposed for listing on the State Heritage Register current use: House address: 80 The Bulwark Castlecrag 2068 gps 33º 48' 6.12'' S/151º 13' 10.56'' E Submitted by: Noni Boyd …

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Hillman House | 1948-9 | NSW

Hillman House | 1948-9 | NSW

photo: Max Dupain Hillman House design: Henry Epstein (1909-1968) location: Roseville - Australia type: Housing date of commission: 1948 date of completion: 1949 listing/protection: Willoughby Local Environmental Plan RAIA NSW Chapter: Register of 20th Century Buildings of significance current use: House current condition: Altered, 1996 address: 40 Findlay Avenue, Roseville NSW 2069 gps: 33º 47' 22.92'' S/151º 10' 34.68'' E …

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Demountable Classrooms | 1966 | NSW

Demountable Classrooms | 1966 | NSW

Narellan Public School, demountable classroom. The first aluminium demountable classroom was installed at Kingsgrove North High School in December 1966. Photo © NSW Department of Education and Communities Demountable Classrooms design: Ted Edward Farmer (NSW Government Architect) location: Manly - Australia and various locations in NSW other/former name: Divisible Mobile Classrooms first erected at Kingsgrove North High School type: Education …

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Call for Papers: 15th Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change

Call for Papers: 15th Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change

15th International Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change Call for Papers: 2 June - 1 September 2017; Conference: 20-28 August 2018, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia 15th International Docomomo Conference Ljubljana, Slovenia, 28-31 August 2018 http://docomomo2018.si THEME Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change VENUE: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia ORGANIZED by: docomomo International and docomomo Slovenia LANGUAGE: EnglishSCHEDULE Call for Papers . 2 June …

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