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Join Docomomo Australia - to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement

Join Docomomo Australia - to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement

 LAST MONTH FOR JOINING AND RECEIVE THE DOCOMOMO JOURNAL!

We are obliged to send to Docomomo International in Lisbon, Portugal by 15th December 2017a list of current members of Docomomo Australia so that everyone receives their Docomomo Member card in time to benefit from the membership advantages the whole year.

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Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity by Mauro Baracco & Louise Wright / Dec 12

Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity by Mauro Baracco & Louise Wright / Dec 12

FULLY BOOKED. Mauro and Louise will discuss their recently published book, where a selection of 22 projects by Robin Boyd are documented comprehensively for the first time. Tuesday December 12th, 2017 6.30 – 8.30pm Robin Boyd advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian architects so that there could be an architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities. His …

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Docomomo (Victoria) end of the year drinks at Boyd House

Docomomo (Victoria) end of the year drinks at Boyd House / Dec 6

Old Paper Mill at Fairfield, Victoria DOCOMOMO (Victoria) END OF YEAR DRINKS Friends and Members Come and join us to celebrate the successes and failures of 2017!! Wednesday December 6th 6.00 pm @ the Robin Boyd Foundation, Walsh Street, South Yarra Gold coin donation – RSVP – Hannah Lewi hlewi@unimelb.edu.au

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Uncovering Canberra's modernist soul | Darren Bradley

Uncovering Canberra's modernist soul | Darren Bradley

This video features Auslan (Australian Sign Language) interpretation. In this talk, Darren Bradley uses photographic images to challenge the way we see our built environment, and questions whether we’re losing important elements of our city’s history in our haste for growth and progress. This talk is, as much as anything else, about learning how to see Canberra’s modernist soul. Darren …

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Conference / Call for papers - Liberalism and the Built Environment – Then and Now / Brisbane May 2018

Conference / Call for papers - Liberalism and the Built Environment – Then and Now / Brisbane May 2018

Liberalism and the Built Environment – Then and Now University of Queensland, Brisbane 17-18 May 2018 Conference convenors: Janina Gosseye, Helena Mattsson, John Macarthur, Deborah van der Plaat This conference seeks to explore how concepts of freedom and liberal political and economic theories have intersected with architecture and the built environment from the 19th century to the present day.  The …

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Iconic Houses Network Conference, May 2018 (USA)

Iconic Houses Network Conference, May 2018 (USA)

Conference: Iconic Houses Network Conference 2018 15th-18th May 2018, Dolce Norwalk, CT, USA "The Iconic Houses Network will hold its bi-annual international conference in Norwalk, CT, in the New Canaan area. Supported by lead sponsor American Express, the conference is retracing the root taken by Modernism on the East Coast of the USA when it arrived from Europe. In particular, …

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Vincent Scully, architecture historian, dies at 97

Vincent Scully, architecture historian, dies at 97

CreditYale University/St. Martin's Press (from New York Times, By RICHARD B. WOODWARD, DEC. 1, 2017) Vincent Scully, the Yale art historian whose lectures inspired students for more than 60 years and whose writings on architecture had a decisive influence on its practice in the last half of the 20th century, died on Thursday night at his home in Lynchburg, Va. He was …

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Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions – applications open

Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions – applications open After 10 years of European funding, 350 students and 65 countries, applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions are opened up to 20 January 2018. This international course on the conservation of heritage structures was the winner of the 2017 European …

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Robin Boyd and the 'House Of Ideas' at 290 Walsh Street, Melbourne

Robin Boyd and the 'House Of Ideas' at 290 Walsh Street, Melbourne

Following the exhibition success of Merchant Builders: Towards an archive (2015) and 'Fooks: The House Talks Back' (2016), this year, Melbourne School of Design's Critical and Curatorial Practices in Design explores the works of Robin Boyd, culminating in the 'House Of Ideas' exhibition to be held at 290 Walsh Street. The 'House of Ideas' is an invitation to travel through and …

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Docomomo Journal 57 (2017/2) Modern Southeast Asia

Docomomo Journal 57 (2017/2) Modern Southeast Asia

Docomomo Journal 57 (2017/2) Modern Southeast Asia EDITORIAL Parallel Modernities: Architectural Narratives on Southeast Asia "Following the challenges traced by the mASEANa Project (2015-2020), with the collaboration of docomomo International, the aim of this DJ is to discuss the Modern Movement in the Southeast Asian countries , addressing the course of the built environment and architectural development of each country, through …

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Call for Papers Results: 15th International Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change 20-28 August 2018,

Call for Papers Results: 15th International Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change 20-28 August 2018,

Call for Papers Results: 15th International Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change 20-28 August 2018, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia Docomomo International is pleased to announce the results of the Call for Papers for the 15th International Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change, that will take place between 20th and 28th August 2018, at Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Docomomo International had an excellent response to the Call for Papers. About …

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