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Docomomo Australia News - Sept. 2017

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Icomos/Docomomo Talk: Explorations in Cultural Landscapes through the lens of Macquarie University

Icomos/Docomomo Talk: Explorations in Cultural Landscapes through the lens of Macquarie University / Sept. 21

AUSTRALIA ICOMOS / DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA / NSW CHAPTER AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS SYDNEY TOURS & TALKS THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2017 Explorations in Cultural Landscapes through the lens of Macquarie University The notion of cultural landscape is well recognised for its ability to enable discussion about non- physical, intangible values. Planning principles are intangibles critical to the architecture of the mid- …

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Melbourne Symposium / Haunting Memory and Place | Sept. 21-22

Melbourne Symposium / Haunting Memory and Place | Sept. 21-22

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, 22 September 2017 - 5:00pm Location: Melbourne School of Design, and other venues Haunting, Memory & Place: ACAHUCH Symposium, Melbourne School of Design, 21-22 September, 2017 About the Symposium We are haunted, we architects and historians; seeking knowledge in ephemeral traces and altered landscapes. We become intimately bound by the ghosts that …

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Melbourne Film / 13 Sept | BRIT BRUTE NIGHT: Saving Britain’s Past | The Barbican: A Middle Class Council Estate | Street’s in the sky

Melbourne Film / 13 Sept | BRIT BRUTE NIGHT: Saving Britain’s Past | The Barbican: A Middle Class Council Estate | Street’s in the sky

Check the Dado website for booking and further information. Film: Saving Britain’s Past – Streets in the sky – Park Hill 2010, Produced by BCB UK, 28mins One episode of the series charting the development of the conservation movement in Britain since the Second World War. Architecture critic Tom Dyckhoff visits the most controversial listed building in Britain: the Park Hill flats …

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Sydney Talk | The Green Bans - 40 years on: where does the profession stand today? / Sept 19th

Sydney Talk | The Green Bans - 40 years on: where does the profession stand today? / Sept 19th

The Green Bans - 40 years on: where does the profession stand today? Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Tusculum 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM AEST Without the green bans movement of the 1970s, Sydney and many other cities would look very different today. The efforts of campaigners like Jack Mundey bought about lasting political and legal reform to protect the heritage of many special buildings, places and sites. …

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Exhibition: Marion Hall Best: Interiors and Collection / Museum of Sydney

Exhibition: Marion Hall Best: Interiors and Collection / Museum of Sydney

A colour visionary, Marion Hall Best in the courtyard of her Woollahra home. Photo: Rodney Weidland Marion Hall Best: Interiors Sydney Living Museums announces a colourful, dynamic new exhibition celebrating the career of one of the first independent and most influential Australian interior designers - Marion Hall Best: Interiors opening on 5 August at the Museum of Sydney. This exhibition …

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Intnl news: 'Keeping it modern' The Getty Foundation Grant for the Flaminio Stadium of Nervi

Intnl news: 'Keeping it modern' The Getty Foundation Grant for the Flaminio Stadium of Nervi

“The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles has awarded, under the International Financing Program "Keeping it Modern", a $ 180,000 grant to develop a conservation plan for the Flaminio Stadium Of Rome by Pier Luigi and Antonio Nervi. The choice of the Getty Foundation rewards a proposal presented in March 2017 from the Department of Structural Engineering and Geotechnics of the …

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Exhibition: Constructivism and Australian Art / Heide Museum

Exhibition: Constructivism and Australian Art / Heide Museum

CALL OF THE AVANT-GARDE  CONSTRUCTIVISM AND AUSTRALIAN ART Until:  8 October 2017 Location:  Heide III: Central Galleries and Kerry Gardner & Andrew Myer Project Gallery and Heide II Curator/s:  Sue Cramer and Lesley Harding Admission:  Free with Museum Pass Admission info Members:  Free entry Join now BUY MUSEUM PASS For more than one hundred years, artists have drawn inspiration from the early twentieth-century avant-garde movement Constructivism. …

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Exhibition: Brave New World: Australia 1930s, Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, until 15 October

Exhibition: Brave New World: Australia 1930s, Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, until 15 October

  Brave New World: Australia 1930s Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square National Gallery of Victoria, until 15 October Daily | 10am - 5pm   Brave New World: Australia 1930s The 1930s was a turbulent time in Australia’s history. During this decade major world events, including the Depression and the rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe, shaped our nation’s evolving sense of …

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Exhibition: The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney / Sydney Museum

Exhibition: The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney / Sydney Museum

Mansfield house, designed by Dr Henry Epstein. Max Dupain, 1959. Max Dupain and Associates Archive: 3422, State Library of NSW. Courtesy Epstein family. The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney Museum of Sydney Sat 22 Jul 2017 – Sun 26 Nov 2017 The Moderns: European Designers in Sydney at Museum of Sydney, explores a forgotten aspect of Australian modernism, highlighting the …

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Publication: The Other Moderns: Sydney's forgotten European design legacy / September 2017

Publication: The Other Moderns: Sydney's forgotten European design legacy / September 2017

The Other Moderns: Sydney's forgotten European design legacy $49.99 Quantity Pre-Order your copy today, delivery September 2017 While Harry Seidler is one of Australia’s most famous architects, little is known of his European-born contemporaries. The Other Moderns uncovers the work of Sydney’s forgotten émigré architects, interior designers, and furniture makers working from the 1930s to 1960s, and reveals their ground breaking impact …

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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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