Summerhayes House | 1961 | WA

  SUMMERHAYES HOUSE (demolished) The Coombe, Mosman Park, Perth WA 1961 Geoffrey Summerhayes Graham Glick (engineer)   This locally renowned house was situated on a steeply sloping, limestone cliff site overlooking the Swan River in Perth, the cliff-face forming a natural wall to the undercroft space below the house. A slender steel frame supports and elevates … read more…

Dado Film Season @ Boyd House: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future | May 17

FIRST FILM IN 2017 SERIES: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future   The film explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961). Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center (Warren, Mich.), Saarinen also designed New York’s … read more…

Perth: Iwanoff Dalkeith House on Sale

https://realestate.com.au/property-house-wa-dalkeith-125182454 Iwan Iwanoff (1919-1986), architect, was born on 2 July 1919 at Küsstendil (Kyustendil), Bulgaria, elder son of Nickolai Iwanow, journalist and poet, and his wife Maria, née Schopowa. Raised in an artistic family, Iwan studied fine arts before undergoing military training. On his father’s advice, in 1941 he enrolled in architecture in Germany at … read more…

“ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT” a Children Book by Maree Coote / Launch May 7th Melbourne

‘ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT’ by Maree Coote  Robyn Boid is a small, dedicated bird who loves to build nests and dreams of becoming an architect. She lives at the University, where she listens to the architecture classes through the window. Eager to learn, Robyn practises building all the important architectural shapes, but all the while she … read more…

MoMove: Docomomo International Virtual Exhibition

About MoMove The DOCOMOMO Virtual Exhibition (MoMove) features a selection of buildings, sites and tours related to the Modern Movement Architecture. Created in 1988, DOCOMOMO (DOcumentation and COnservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the MOdernMOvement) is a global not-for-profit organization, present in 70 countries and regions, devoted to the safeguard of this particular architectural heritage … read more…

Melbourne: Lyall House by Anatol Kagan on sale

Anatol Kagan / profile  (read full profile on Buildheritage.com.au) Born in St Petersburg on 4 October 1913, Anatol Kagan was the son of a university lecturer and a teacher.  The elder Kagan was one of a large group of intellectuals who, considered by the Soviet government to be potentially dangerous to the new regime, were exiled aboard … read more…

Int. Exhibition: Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen

Exhibition: Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen 1st February – 21st May 2017, The Met Breuer – Floor 5, New York, United States of America Breuer Revisited: New Photographs by Luisa Lambri and Bas Princen, an exhibition of newly commissioned architectural photographs of four iconic Marcel Breuer–designed buildings, opens at The … read more…

Grant Featherston Book – Australian Mid-Century Design crowdfunded!

You can order your copy here: Grant Featherston book – Australian mid-century designer Grant Featherston book – Australian mid-century designer   $65.00 NOTE: The books is currently being printed and will not be available for dispatch until July. Please note shipping is only available to the following countries: Australia, New Zealand, Italy, United Kingdom, United States. … read more…

ArchiFlix: Sydney Architecture and Design Film Festival

4/7 May 2017 The ArchiFlix Architecture & Design Film Festival celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of films, events and panel discussions, AADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate industry professionals who are excited about architecture and design. The screenings are enthusiastically supported by design … read more…

Intl. Exhibition/Washington: The Urban Scene 1920-1950

American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. Through depictions of bustling city crowds and breathtaking metropolitan vistas, 25 black-and-white prints on view in The Urban Scene: 1920–1950 will explore the spectacle of urban modernity. Prints by recognized artists such as Louis Lozowick … read more…

SAH | Time to Act

Now is the Time to Act by Pauline Saliga | Mar 17, 2017 [republished from the Society of Architectural Historian website] On March 16, 2017, President Trump released a budget blueprint that calls for the elimination of many domestic programs including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Corporation … read more…

Council House | 1962-4 | WA

COUNCIL HOUSE St George’s Terrace, Perth WA 1962/4 Hewlett & Bailey Architects Fraser Consultants (engineer) Council House – the outcome of a national architectural competition – was designed to contain the new city administration, town hall and council chambers of the city of Perth. Set back from principal city streets and corners, Council House composes … read more…

The Melbourne School of Design launches major exhibition on the projects of Giuseppe Terragni for Rome.

A Modernity Different From All Others: Giuseppe Terragni in Rome The Melbourne School of Design will launch a major exhibition next week (Tuesday, 07th March) on the projects of Giuseppe Terragni for Rome. Information on the exhibition is here: https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/events/a-modernity-different-from-all-others-giuseppe-terragni-in-rome The exhibition opening will be preceded by a public lecture on the evening of the 7th March, … read more…