Enrico Taglietti Symposium / Canberra, 16 November

Enrico Taglietti Symposium When 16 November 2018 Time 10:00 am—5:00 pm Where James O Fairfax Theatre National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT, Australia Cost $60.00—$290.00 Book ___________________________________________ 10am-5pm Friday 16 November, 2018 National Gallery of Australia ___________________________________________ Enrico Taglietti  Saved Planned Event In 2018, the DESIGN Canberra festival will celebrate the work, … read more…

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland 16 — 18 Nov 2018 Our 2018 conference seeks to explore the three themes our mission how they are relevant to Queensland’s heritage in the twenty-first century: Protect, Conserve and Celebrate. The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) mission is to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural … read more…

Sydney: History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ – 29/11

History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ Sydney, Redfern Town Hall, 29 November 2018, 6.00pm-9.00pm Sydney’s history is replete with stories of forced evictions, slum-clearing and gentrification, from The Rocks in the 20th Century, to Surry Hills in the mid-century, to Sirius in Millers Point today. Join … read more…

Publications: Beaumaris Modern. Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

Beaumaris Modern MODERNIST HOMES IN BEAUMARIS by Fiona Austin Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of mid-century modern Beaumaris houses, beautifully documented by Jack Shelton, a bayside local now living and working as a professional photographer in LA. Some are original in their design and are the architects’ own homes from the … read more…

Open House Sydney: 3 / 4 November

  On 3 and 4 November, Sydney Open invites you to explore some of the city’s most treasured and architecturally significant buildings. On Saturday 3 November, go behind the scenes at some of Sydney’s most in-demand and intriguing spaces, from harbourside heritage to stunning architecturally designed private residences, on our expert-led Focus Tours. On Sunday … read more…

Modern House Agents ask about Australia’s first true Modernist architect?

Modern House Estate Agents has asked whether is it possible to name Australia’s first true Modernist architect? It’s a contentious question, but for a bit of fun, they did a quick canvass of some of the Australian architectural community’s thought leaders, including Ian Innes, Director Heritage and Collections at Sydney Living Museums, Katelin Butler, Editor … read more…

Sydney Opera House – 45th Anniversary

Sydney Opera House, by Jørn Utzon, Sydney, Australia, 1956 Saturday 20th October was the 45th anniversary of one of the world´s most iconic buildings: the Sydney Opera House. The result of a UIA-endorsed competition in 1956, the Sydney Opera House has since become the youngest UNESCO World Heritage Site and today plays host to 11 million … read more…

International: Symposium: Living the 21st Century in the buildings 1950-1970, Maison de la Culture Le Corbusier, Firminy, France

Symposium: Habiter au XXIe siècle, les édifices des années 1950-1970 15th – 16th November 2018, Maison de la Culture Le Corbusier, Firminy, France Based on examples of collective housing from the 1950s to the 1970s, this symposium, organized by the Ministry of Culture (Direction Générale des Patrimoines – service de l’architecture, sous-direction de l’enseignement et … read more…

ICOMOS (International Council of Monument and Sites) National Chapter Presentation

To investigate the best new global models of visitor accessibility and experience at heritage sites and museums. The Urbis heritage team is proud to be hosting an external ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) National Chapter presentation. Our guest will be the dynamic Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon the Director of Strategy & Engagement at Sydney … read more…

Australian Studio Pottery from the John Nixon Private Collection

  The exhibition features the private collection of artist John Nixon, who over the last fifteen years has acquired a ceramic collection of over 500 pieces. This exhibition showcases the incredible work of ceramic artists from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s who were working in and around the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The exhibition demonstrates … read more…

16th International Docomomo Conference / Tokyo, Japan, 2020 – Resilient Inheritability – Sharing Values of Global Modernity

16th International Docomomo Conference Tokyo, Japan, 2020 The candidacy from Docomomo Japan to organise the 16th International Docomomo Conference, in Tokyo, was approved in the 15th Docomomo Council Meeting, last August 30, 2018, at Cankarjev Dom. The 16th International Docomomo Conference will take place in Tokyo, organized by Docomomo Japan, between the 15th and the 18th … read more…

Open House Bendigo (VIC) / 27-28 October

Bendigo Open House We’re heading to Bendigo on the weekend of 27+28 October 2018! The inaugural Open House Bendigo Weekend program opens 23 buildings including outstanding private homes by e+ architecture, significant heritage redevelopments including architecture tours by Y2 Architects of Ulumbarra Theatre, Bates Smart-led tours of the major Bendigo Hospital development, and a special … read more…

Docomomo Victoria Slide Night / Oct 24th

  Docomomo Victoria Slide Night  We are turning Japanese in October! Join us to look at pics from recent Japanese jaunts – from Simon Reeves, Jenny Mitchelhill, Philip Goad, Andrew Murray…and more   And to celebrate the launch of the book Samurai Castles by Jenny Mitchelhill, Tuttle Press, 2018     October 24th @ 6.00. … read more…

Nominations are open for the 2020 World Monuments Watch

  Dear Friend, The world’s most treasured sites are sustained by individuals who are passionate about their future. That’s why we need your help. Nominations are now open for the 2020 World Monuments Watch—a program that uses cultural heritage conservation to empower communities and improve the sustainability of their cherished sites. Every two years, with support … read more…

Open House Sydney / 4 November: AMP Building

SYDNEY OPEN HOUSE Over one weekend, Sydney Open will unlock the doors of more than 60 of the city’s most important, inspiring and intriguing buildings and spaces. On 3 and 4 November, Sydney Open invites you to explore some of the city’s most treasured and architecturally significant buildings. On Saturday 3 November, go behind the … read more…

Fabrications Journal: Industry + Architecture: national narratives/international forces – Call for papers (10 oct)

Industry + Architecture: national narratives/international forces Fabrications: The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand invites papers for a special issue (Vol. 29, No. 2) on Industry + Architecture edited by Anoma Pieris and Mirjana Lozanovska. Papers are due by 10 October 2018. See below. Complex and mechanised, industrial architecture altered the aesthetic and cultural landscape … read more…

Italy/Australia: Postmodern Architecture in Translation

Italy/Australia: Postmodern Architecture in Translation $52.00 Publisher: Uro Publications 2018 ISBN: 9780994396624 Editors: Silvia Micheli and John Macarthur Format: Softcover, 239pp, 230 x 150mm In the 1970s and 1980s, it was typical for architects in Australia and worldwide to consider Italy at the forefront of international trends…Italy held a high status in Australia at a crucial point of step-change in … read more…

ACT: The Griffin Lecture – 2018: Pick a Town and Break it Down

The Griffin Lecture – 2018 Australian comedian, radio host & television presenter, Tim Ross will give the 2018 Griffin Lecture titled ‘Pick a Town and Break it Down’. Tim states his case for the protection of our architecture of the mid 20thcentury and will valiantly try to explain the Australian obsession with obliterating the past. Institute members can … read more…

INT.: 3rd RMB Conference and 16th Docomomo Germany 2019 – 100 Years Bauhaus: Which interest do we take in Modern Movement today?

3rd RMB Conference and 16th Docomomo Germany 2019 Deadline for Registrations: 31st January 2019 Docomomo International informs that the 16th Docomomo Germany Conference and the 3rd RMB Conference will be held in Berlin, Germany, in 2019, with the theme – 100 Years Bauhaus: Which interest do we take in Modern Movement today? Docomomo Deutschland, the Detmold … read more…

New Docomomo Journal 58 (2018/1): Louis I. Kahn — The Permanence

Docomomo Journal 58 (2018/1) Louis I. Kahn — The Permanence EDITORIAL Transcendence and permanence “You can never learn anything that is not a part of yourself.” Louis Kahn, “Silence and Light”, 1969 “The Mediterranean is full of wonder and beauty. The parts I saw around Italy I shall never forget.” Louis Kahn letter to Anne Tyng, … read more…