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Docomomo Australia News - Oct. 2017

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Join Docomomo Australia for 2018

Join Docomomo Australia for 2018

  Join Docomomo Australia now to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement across the 20th Century in Australia and worldwide.   Without a strong core of financial members, Docomomo Australia cannot pursue and grow its documentation and advocacy work or continue to be recognised as a …

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Brisbane Open House / 7 and 8 October

Brisbane Open House / 7 and 8 October

7/8 October 2017 Brisbane Open House is a free public festival that celebrates Brisbane’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to buildings across the city The list of accessible Heritage Buildings: http://brisbaneopenhouse.com.au/boh2017-buildings Download PDF Program

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Adelaide FAD / The Role of Heritage in our “Future Cities” – investigating methods of recording and engaging

Adelaide FAD / The Role of Heritage in our “Future Cities” – investigating methods of recording and engaging

The Role of Heritage in our “Future Cities” – investigating methods of recording and engaging Exhibition and panel discussion Organisation University of South Australia Venue ODASA, 28 Leigh St Speakers Daniel Bennett, Adelaide City Council; Dr Mandy Paul, Director Migration Museum; Dr Darren Peacock, CEO National Trust; Simon Carter, Grieve Gillett Andersen; Dr Julie Nichols, UniSA Registration https://vernadoc.eventbrite.com.au 05/10/2017 / …

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Adelaide FAD / Exhibition: Dickson Platten Architects 1950-2000

Adelaide FAD / Exhibition: Dickson Platten Architects 1950-2000

Dickson Platten Architects Exhibition   This retrospective of Dickson Platten celebrates their achievements over 50 years in practice To plan and imagine a new city future where people, design and technology flourish, we need to contemplate our older and more-recent outputs in people-centric place-making. This exhibition on the work of Newell Platten and Robert Dickson will shine a light on …

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Adelaide / Modernist Tour: Deepacres Open House / 7 and 8 October

Adelaide / Modernist Tour: Deepacres Open House / 7 and 8 October

Deepacres Open House - Past housing as a model for future housing Location Deepacres Apartments 287 Melbourne Street North Adelaide, SA 5006 View Map   Description Designed by the renowned Jack Hobbs McConnell, the heritage-listed Deepacres in Melbourne Street is one of Adelaide’s most historically significant apartment blocks. As part of celebrations for its 75th birthday, you are invited on …

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Adelaide FAD / Exploring the City with Charles (Chuck) Wolfe | 7 October

Adelaide FAD / Exploring the City with Charles (Chuck) Wolfe | 7 October

07/10/2017   Snap out of the stupor of the daily grind and walk with Chuck Wolfe around selected areas of Adelaide. Snap out of the stupor of the daily grind and walk with Chuck Wolfe around selected areas of Adelaide. Learn how to become a better observer and to capture the essence of place through imagery. As a clearer observer, …

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Sydney Open / 4 and 5 November 2017

Sydney Open / 4 and 5 November 2017

On 4 and 5 November, Sydney Open invites the curious and intrepid to see inside the heritage treasures that trace the city’s beginnings and the architectural wonders that are shaping its present and future. On Saturday 4 November, explore some of Sydney’s most in-demand spaces and buildings, old and new, with our expert-led Focus Tours taking you behind the scenes. …

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Docomomo Photo Prize – Fall 2017

Docomomo Photo Prize – Fall 2017

Docomomo Photo Prize – Fall 2017 Megastructures, 1st October - 30th November 2017 DATE: 1/10/2017 Docomomo Photo Prize #docomomophotoprize #fall2017 #megastructures 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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Film Melbourne / Dado: Local Legends : Sirius and Nova docs / Oct 18th

Film Melbourne / Dado: Local Legends : Sirius and Nova docs / Oct 18th

« All Events DADo Film Society Wed October 18th @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm DADo is the film society of the Robin Boyd Foundation and dedicated to films on architecture, design + urbanism Session 6: 18 October LOCAL LEGENDS Our annual programme of shorts & films highlighting the life & work of our local legends of the built environment. The focus …

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Boyd Foundation and KFive + Kinnarps: The Boyd Collection

Boyd Foundation and KFive + Kinnarps: The Boyd Collection

A collection of furniture designed by Robin Boyd for his Walsh Street home and Domain Park apartments. Sofa, dining table, coffee table and a chair, now produced commercially and available for the first time. https://boydcollection.com.au/ A collection of Boyd’s very special Walsh Street furniture pieces is now exclusively produced and available to the market for the first time. Manufactured in Boyd’s home town of …

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Book / SOS Brutalism. A Global Survey

Book / SOS Brutalism. A Global Survey

  SOS Brutalism is a distress signal. Since the 1950s, eminent architects around the world have realised buildings expressing an uncompromising attitude. Predominantly, yet not exclusively, they used exposed concrete, or beton brut (hence the term 'brutalism'), for their construction. Today, many of these always-controversial buildings are in danger of demolition or, at least, of reconstruction that often may change …

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Exhibition / Sydney | Harry Seidler: art & architecture

Exhibition / Sydney | Harry Seidler: art & architecture

Harry Seidler in his office, Glen Street, Milsons Point, Max Dupain, 1973. Max Dupain & Associates Archive: 9858-6, State Library of NSW © Penelope Seidler Harry Seidler: art & architecture Coinciding with our modernist season, Harry Seidler: Art & Architecture – an exhibition developed by SLM and Museum of Sydney supporting partner Grosvenor Place – opens in early September at …

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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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