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January 2018

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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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New Docomomo Partner Institution: Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft

New Docomomo Partner Institution: Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft

New Docomomo Partner Institution: Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft, Cologne, Germany Docomomo International is happy to inform that Docomomo members are now free of charge in the Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft to: . Use the archives for research purposes . Attend all the events in the Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft . Book tours About Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft "The UAA Foundation …

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Blogs: Boyd's Walkley Residence in Adelaide by Darren Bradley

Blogs: Boyd's Walkley Residence in Adelaide by Darren Bradley

Jane Walkley Residence. Photo ©Darren Bradley Darren Bradley's architectural photography site "Modernist Architecture" features some rarely seen Australian modernist houses. Robin Boyd's Walkley Residence in Adelaide was nicely photographed by Bradley in 1995. Here are some of the shots with the owner Jane Walkley. The full page on Walkely Residence: https://modernistarchitecture.blogspot.it/2015/04/walkley-residence-robin-boyd-in-adelaide.html Darren Bradley' Modernist Blog: https://modernistarchitecture.blogspot.it/ For more information on Robin …

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Blogs / Tasmanian 20th Century Modernism by Thomas Ryan

Blogs / Tasmanian 20th Century Modernism by Thomas Ryan

Former Devonport Maternity Hospital, ph. Thomas Ryan Photography is an important part of the process of documenting and preserving modernist architecture in Australia. Photographers play a key role in exploring and documenting sites and buildings that have yet to be mapped and are often unknown. Docomomo Australia is keen to host and promote photographers that are working in sharing the …

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Publication: Robbrecht en Daem. An Architectural Anthology

Publication: Robbrecht en Daem. An Architectural Anthology

Publication: Robbrecht en Daem. An Architectural Anthology Maarten Van Den Driessche (ed.), Mercatorfonds, November 2017 "Robbrecht en Daem. An Architectural Anthology, edited by Maarten Van Den Driessche and published by Mercatorfonds, will be out on 20 November 2017. Robbrecht en Daem. An Architectural Anthology is a rich overview of the oeuvre of the practice from the early 1980s to the …

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Conference: Bauhaus in Greece - The Idea of Synthesis in Art and Architecture

Conference: Bauhaus in Greece - The Idea of Synthesis in Art and Architecture

Conference: Bauhaus and Greece The Idea of Synthesis in Art and Architecture 30th May-1st June 2019, Athens, Greece For the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Bauhaus, the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart are organising an international conference titled ‘Bauhaus in Greece’. The conference will take place in Athens from 30 May …

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At Risk: Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer, Luigi Moretti

At Risk: Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer, Luigi Moretti

Demolition Threat: Lockridge Medical Clinic Building by Frank Lloyd Wright, Whitefish, Montana, USA, 1958-1963 "Frank Lloyd Wright´s Lockridge Medical Clinic Building in Whitefish, Montana, is set to be demolished—unless a buyer comes forward with $1.7 million by January 11. And if no one fronts the money, this will be the architect´s first complete and intact building to be demolished in more …

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Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation, UWA

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation, UWA

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation, School of Design, UWA In 2018, the four units of this course will be available 75% online for lectures and tutorials, with the remainder as intensive sitework components face-to-face at scheduled times. This is provided as an option for those who may be disadvantaged by distance or work time commitments. The full face-to-face attendance option …

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Books / An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65

Books / An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65

An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65 by Geoffrey London, Philip Goad and Conrad Hamann Architect-designed houses of the period 1950-65 proposed an innovative response to the social, economic and climatic conditions of post-war Australia. At the same time they embraced the aesthetic, technological and egalitarian aspirations of modern architecture. An Unfinished Experiment in Living traces the emergence of …

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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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Draft Sirius Sit SSP SEPP closing 16 Feb

Draft Sirius Sit SSP SEPP closing 16 Feb

Image: Katherine Lu Read the full Draft at the NSW Department of Planning and Policies The NSW Government is investigating future opportunities for 36 – 50 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (Sirius site). The Department of Planning and Environment (the Department) has prepared zoning, height and Gross Floor Area controls to the site in advance of a sale process by landowner …

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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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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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