Invitation to nominate significant places to the National Heritage List

Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a magnificent 20th-century sound and architecture experiment. It is one of Melbourne’s best-known and most visited landmarks that continues to attract both artists and crowds of up to 200,000 patrons. Sidney Myer Music Bowl was included in the National Heritage List on 21 September 2005. Invitation to nominate significant places … read more…

Publication Int. | Historic House Museums in the UK and the USA: A History

New publication: Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom A new book authored by Dr Linda Young (M.ICOMOS), Historic House Museums in the UK and the USA: A History (Lanham MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). It’s a history of house museums considered as a species of museum (akin to art museums, natural history museums, … read more…

Exhibition Int. | Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work / Montreal January/June 2017

Exhibition: Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work 18th January – 4th June 2017, CCA, Montreal, Canada “The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) presents Phyllis Lambert: 75 Years At Work highlighting her deep commitment towards the city and the built environment and to intellectual research. From 18 January to 4 June 2017, the CCA´s exhibition halls … read more…

Publication | Lisbon 2016 Docomomo Conference procedings

FEATURES 17.5 cm × 5.5 cm × 24.6 cm Weight: 2 kg PRICE: 60,00€ DESCRIPTION Fourteenth International Docomomo Conference, Adaptive Reuse – The Modern Movement Towards the Future, Lisbon, Portugal (September 6-9, 2016) 1028 p. Publisher  Docomomo International, Casa da Arquitectura Editors  Ana Tostões, Zara Ferreira Editorial Assistance  Miguel Roque, Catarina Teles, Sara Saraiva, Daniela Arnaut, Sandra Vaz … read more…

Queensland Cultural Centre’s Draft Conservation Management Plan

The Queensland Government website  www.getinvolved.qld.gov.au has published the following invitation for public comment on the Conservation Management Plan of the Queensland Cultural Centre.   Further information is available from the ArtsQueensland website http://www.arts.qld.gov.au/conservation-management-plan ________________________________________________ In 2015, the Queensland Heritage Council listed part of Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct on the State Heritage Register. The heritage listing includes … read more…

Goldstein College UNSW | 1962-64 | NSW

Goldstein College UNSW Architects: E.H. Farmer (NSW Government Architect), Peter Hall (designer), Schmaeling & Partners (documenting architect) type Education date of commission 1962 date of completion 1964 current condition Partially demolished, 2012 address Barker Street, Kensington gps 33º 55′ 10.56” S/151º 13′ 29.64” E Submitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al.

Talk / Sydney | TICCIH, ICOMOS & World Heritage. Stephen Hughes

Australia ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO Australia, NSW Chapter AIA SYDNEY TALK SERIES Thursday 12 January 2017 Stephen Hughes is Secretary-general of the International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage (TICCIH – 2012 to present) and has been Vice-President of ICOMOS-UK since 2011. In 1996 he wrote the first of the ICOMOS/TICCIH World Heritage Studies (on … read more…

Publication | Docomomo Journal 55 (2016/2) ‘Modern Lisbon’

Docomomo Journal 55 (2016/2) – ‘Modern Lisbon’ As a tribute to Lisbon, where the 14th International docomomo Conference – “Adaptive Re-use. The Modern MovementTowards the Future” took place, the argument of this 55th docomomo Journal is Modern Lisbon. In the words of José-Augusto França, Lisbon “is the last of the old European cities and the … read more…

1954 Boiler House recommended for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register

Last year Docomomo Australia wrote a submission to the City of Yarra to urge careful consideration of the heritage and architectural merit of this structure (pdf file of the submission). The structure has recently been recommended for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register.   (republished from the page of the Yarra City dedicated to the … read more…

Exhib – Museum of Sydney: Demolished Sydney

Museum of Sydney Exhibition: Demolished Sydney (19 Nov 2016 – 17 April 2017) http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/exhibitions/demolished-sydney This summer the Museum of Sydney will host Demolished Sydney, an exhibition exploring the buildings that once shaped the city’s skyline, from the convict built Commissariat Stores to the city’s last island of industry, the Kent Brewery. Curated by Dr Nicola Teffer, … read more…