Call for Papers: Glass in architecture from the pre- to the post-industrial era: Production, use and conservation / Deadline: 15th January 2021

Organized jointly by the Vitrocentre Romont, the Bern University of the Arts, Conservation and Restoration Section, and the Institute of Art History at the University of Bern, the Call for Papers for the International Symposium Glass in architecture from the pre- to the post-industrial era: Production, use and conservation (Vitrocentre Romont, 5-6 November 2021) is … read more…

16th International Docomomo Conference 2020+1 / Papers Dates

16th International Docomomo Conference 2020Call for Papers and New dates [depending on the Covid-19 situation] Second Round Call for Papers Docomomo International invites researchers and practitioners involved in the process of preservation, conservation, renovation or transformation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the Modern Movement, to investigate on the theme:Inheritable Resilience: Sharing Values of Global Modernities. … read more…

Book | Thoroughly Modern: Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland / Pre-order now

Book launch: Peter Freeman – Thoroughly Modern Join architectural historian, conservator and writer Peter Freeman for the launch of his new book ‘Thoroughly Modern: Moir + Sutherland Architects’. While not widely known, the professional practice of architects Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland is important and intriguing, making a considerable contribution to the architecture of early … read more…

Online debate event series: “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development” / 12th November 2020 – 11th February

Docomomo Israel is inviting you to participate in the international online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development”. Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban DevelopmentThe international online debate event series “Context, Contrast, Continuity – Heritage Conservation and Urban Development” focuses on how the needs of conservation as well … read more…

Sydney Open 2020: Online Talks, Podcasts, Audio Tours and more

Sydney Open 2020 is online with a large amount of information about Sydney and its heritage. Discussion panels, audio tours, podcasts, videos on different topics such as: Two Point Perspective: the Glass House (Audio, 49:47 min) Paradise on Earth. The world of Marion Mahony Griffin (Video, 52 min) At home with Penelope Seidler: The Harry … read more…

Sydney Open: Modern Sydney / Online Talk

While Sydney’s pre-20th-century architecture may be easy to recognise as ‘heritage’, many mid-20th-century buildings have had neither the time nor the opportunity to gain the same recognition.  Sydney has a unique mix of modern architectural styles. While architect-designed modernist homes remain popular, the raw concrete surfaces of brutalist office buildings and the glass and steel … read more…

Sydney Open: New Heritage / Online Talk

Watch the launch of Sydney Open 2020 live-streamed talk series with a fascinating panel discussion on how existing architecture can be transformed to adapt to the contemporary city and inspire new uses. We ask: how can we futureproof historical architecture to meet our technological and health needs? And in our desire for a greener planet, how can … read more…

Book pick / Bruce Rickard: a life in architecture

Bruce Rickard A Life in Architecture Bruce Rickard was one of the most significant Australian architects of the twentieth century. A key member of the Sydney School, his practice spanned 60 years and he produced some of the most notable and recognisable houses of the period. In Bruce Rickard: A life in architecture, architects, writers, … read more…

Book / Le Corbusier in the Antipodes: Art, Architecture and Urbanism / 11 Nov

Wednesday 11 Nov 2020 12pm – 1pmQueensland School of Architecture Research Zoom RoomAustralian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage Ahead of the release of his book Le Corbusier in the Antipodes: Art, Architecture and Urbanism (January 2021), Associate Professor Antony Moulis, will outline the genesis of the project and the research opportunities that have … read more…

Call for Papers: The Future of Architecture and Urbanism in the Post-COVID Age. Online Conference, January 2021

Call for Papers: The Future of Architecture and Urbanism in the Post-COVID AgeDeadline: 27th November 2020 Long before the appearance of COVID-19, the urban fabric of cities across the world had been shaped by prior epidemics. Indeed, the study of historic, global epidemics has illuminated the many ways in which urban life and architecture have … read more…

Virtual conference “Saving Wright Now”, 11-14 November 2020

Virtual conference “Saving Wright Now”11-14 November 2020 The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy’s virtual conference, “Saving Wright Now”, offers an unprecedented chance to convene the global community of Wright specialists and aficionados from 11-14 November 2020. Preservationists, homeowners and public site leaders will participate in lively panel discussions and open their doors to attendees through … read more…

Three Myths and a Ghost. Giurgola, Taglietti, Piano and Nervi. The enduring success of the Italian contribution to the Australian architecture / 5 Nov

CONFERENZAThursday, 5 November @ 6:30 pm 6.30pm AEST (VIC, NSW, TAS, QLD)6pm ACST (SA, NT)4:30pm AWST (WA) Webinar with Silvia Micheli and Paolo  Stracchi On the occasion of the 4th Italian Design Day the Italian Cultural Institute in Sydney and Melbourne, in collaboration with ITA-Italian Trade Commissionhave invited Silvia Micheli, architect and architectural historian as well as Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture … read more…

Docomomo Scotland / Online talks, autumn 2020

Online talks, autumn/winter 2020/2111th November and 2nd December 2020 Docomomo Scotland are pleased to present two online talks over the coming months on Modern architecture and planning. The talks are free, but you will need to register by e-mail. 11 November, 6 – 7.15 pm (via Zoom)“Too Commercial, No Convictions”: R. Seifert & Partners, Selling … read more…

Digital Forum Urban Agenda for the EU, 24-25 November 2020, online delivery

Digital Forum Urban Agenda for the EU Culture and Cultural Heritage in Europe – strengthen – promote – develop24-25 November 2020ONLINE The German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community and the Italian National Governmental Agency for Territorial Cohesion invite you to attend the Digital Forum Urban Agenda for the EU on 24-25 November … read more…

Reviving an Art Deco landmark in Yass, NSW

An Art Deco icon: the Liberty Theatre, YassDesigned by architects Crick & Furse c.1939 At its gala opening on 14 December 1939, people gathered from miles around. They marvelled at the Liberty Theatre’s dazzling ‘ocean liner’ ambience. It was the work of Guy Crick and Bruce Furse, two leading theatre architects. For many years, the Liberty served as an an … read more…

Zoom Lecture: Uni of Sydney School Speaker Series, with Matt Chan, 3 November, 1.00pm AEST

Please join the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design & Planning for the Sydney School Speaker Series with Matt Chan. Matt will take a look into recent projects, including his company’s competition entry for the New Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta and their installation at Sculptures by the Sea. From international collaborations, to a bit … read more…

MLC Building / Docomomo Austalia submission to the NSW Heritage Council

September 26th This is Docomomo Australia’s proposal to list the MLC Building, 105-153 Miller Street, North Sydney on the State Heritage Register. The proposal was submitted to Heritage NSW by Scott Robertson, president of Docomomo Australia on September 25th. Executive DirectorHeritage NSWLocked Bag 5020 PARRAMATTA NSW 2124 Dear Madam, Proposal to list the MLC Building, … read more…

URGENT: Lodge a submission with the Heritage Council of NSW supporting its listing before October 8th 2020!

Dear Docomomo Australia members and readers, The Heritage Council of NSW resolved to consider listing the MLC Building on the State Heritage Register. Please see the attached notification letter. We urgently need you to lodge a submission with the Heritage Council supporting its listing before the closing of the public submission period on 8 October … read more…