Docomomo International Student Workshop / Tokyo 2020

WHAT IS GROUP FORM ? Learning from Daikan-yama Hillside Terrace For Resilient Inheritance 6th – 10th September 2020, Tokyo, Japan The goal of the International Student workshop is to understand the significance of ideas in modern movement for our contemporary society and the environment. You will discover new ideas and methodologies through participation in our … read more…

Walsh Street March Tours

Thu March 12th  $22 – $45 Experience ‘Walsh Street’, the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that continues to influence architectural thinking. It is now the home of … read more…

Talk / Robin Boyd Annual Keynote Lecture, 18 March, Melbourne

In an era of global sameness, can architectural processes create the time and space to engage meaningfully with local traditions and enrich the culture of the everyday? This lecture breaks down Melbourne practice NMBW’s projects into a series of tangible pieces that articulate how decisions have been made and values embedded. Presented by: National Gallery … read more…

Bellevue Heights Modern | 22 Mar 10am, Adelaide

Presented by Modernist Adelaide Description (Sold Out) The architectural partnership of Jansen & Treloar designed a series of extraordinary luxury modernist houses in Adelaide’s southern foothills in the late 1960s and early 70s. Bellevue Heights Modern opens the doors to the Oxlade House, a flamboyant, cruciform-shaped home built on the greenfield slopes high above Flinders … read more…

Talk / Good Design and Heritage: When New Meets Old, 18 March, Melbourne

Wednesday 18 March 6.15 – 7.15pm FREE! MPavilion (located in the Queen Victoria Gardens, opposite Arts Centre Melbourne on St Kilda Road, Melbourne) In collaboration with: Emma Telfer Jill Garner Kerstin Thompson Stuart MacIntyre Heritage buildings and places are loved by the general public but as the world and our lives change they sometimes need … read more…

Talk / City as Theatre and Laboratory – March 12

City as Theatre and Laboratory: Is Tourism now the only Performer on the Dubrovnik Stage? Talk by Sandra Uskokovic and Boris Bakal 6:30pm Thursday 12 March Recent redistribution of property and a redirection of capital investment associated with the new market economy, and increased tourism flows buoyed by a wave of transformations in the UNESCO … read more…

Talk / Modernism in 1930’s Tel Aviv – Exploring UNESCO-listed ‘White City’ talk, 28 February, Sydney

Modernism in 1930’s Tel Aviv – Exploring UNESCO-listed ‘White City’presented by Michael Hauptman On a recent trip to Israel, society member Michael Hauptman happened upon Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’. White City is a collection of over 4,000 buildings built in the 1930s in the distinctive International Style – angular white cubes with ribbon windows, heavily … read more…

Talk / Australia Modern: The Book, 26 February, Melbourne

The legacy of modern design is all-pervasive in Australia, as captured in the 2019 book Australia Modern: architecture, landscape and design, edited by Hannah Lewi and Philip Goad and published by Thames & Hudson. This talk will reflect on the driving motivations for creating this significant collaborative publication and highlight some of the themes and exemplars … read more…

2020 Marrickville Built Environment Awards: Heritage Conservation and Urban Photography – submissions close 8 March

Submissions are now open for the 2020 Built Environment Awards! There are two awards: Marrickville Medal for Conservation The Marrickville Medal for Conservation has been awarded annually since 1995 and was one of the first of its kind in New South Wales. It celebrates built conservation works that contribute to the understanding and preservation of … read more…

Robin Boyd Annual Keynote Lecture / NMBW: Observation Matters–

NMBW: Observation Matters – Keynote Lecture Melbourne Design Week Wed March 18th @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm $8 – $15 Robin Boyd Annual Keynote Lecture – Melbourne Design Week In an era of global sameness, can architectural processes create the time and space to engage meaningfully with local traditions and enrich the culture of the everyday? … read more…

Peter Wille: Out driving / Melbourne, Exhibition

About the exhibition at the State Library of Victoria Explore the work of Peter Wille, who amassed a collection of more than 6000 colour photographs of Melbourne’s architectural wonders throughout the 1950s and ’60s. This amateur photographer and architectural draftsman took images that capture a period of experimental design, from the austerity measures of post-WWII to … read more…

Early registration at 16th International Docomomo Conference 2020. Deadline: 28th February 2020

Early registration at 16th International Docomomo Conference 2020Deadline: 28th February 2020 Docomomo International and Docomomo Japan informs that early registration for the 16th International Docomomo Conference is open at https://docomomo2020.com/. We are looking forward to see you all in the Ueno Park area, in Tokyo, Japan, from 10th to the 14th September 2020, under the … read more…

John Wardle Talk: Impressions of Sao Paulo

Walsh Street Thu February 20th 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm John Wardle Talk: Impressions of Sao Paulo Architect and principal of JWA John Wardle will discuss his impressions of the architectural, political and artistic life of Sao Paulo. Featuring the works of Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Lina Bo Bardi, Studio MK27 Office, Joao Vilano Artigas … read more…

Exhibition | John Gollings: The History of the Built World

John Gollings: The History of the Built World An Monash Gallery of Arts travelling exhibitionSaturday 30 November 2019 – Sunday 26 April 2020Museum of Sydney This exhibition is the first major survey of Gollings’s photographic practice, offering a much anticipated opportunity to appreciate the full breadth of his distinctive career and unique artistic vision. John … read more…

Modernist Adelaide Walking Tour | 1 March

Modernist Adelaide Walking Tour Immerse yourself in the mid-century jet age of Mad Men era Adelaide, when a new wave of modernist architecture redefined the city’s streetscapes and skyline. Many of Adelaide’s iconic examples of 50s, 60s and 70s architecture still stand, well preserved and well worth discovering on this relaxed and informative one-hour walk … read more…

Heide II: Architecture and History Tours

ARCHITECTURE TOUR HEIDE II—A GALLERY TO BE LIVED IN Next dates: March 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 23, 29, 30, 2020 h: 11:00 Location:  Assemble Heide Galleries information desk Event category:  Architecture & History Admission:  Included with Museum Pass Members:  Free entry Join now In 1963, the Reeds commissioned David McGlashan of McGlashan and Everist to … read more…

Symposium: After-Life: the digital future of visual history archives / March 9

Monday 9 Mar 2020 9am- 5pm Japanese Room, Melbourne School of Design Glyn Davis Building The University of Melbourne Symposium: After-Life: the digital future of visual history archives Design practices and collecting institutions are united in grappling with the management and preservation of born-digital records and the ever-growing demands of digital archival collections. The Event: … read more…

Talk: The Influence of Islamic Architecture on the work of Jørn Utzon / Feb 18th

2020 SYDNEY TALK SERIES NUMBER 1 Tuesday 18th February 2020 The Influence of Islamic Architecture on the work of Jørn Utzon Jørn Utzon’s work incorporated lessons from traditional cultures, and his travels allowed him to experience and draw from many traditional influences including Mesoamerica, China, Japan, and Islam. His work shows a clear understanding of the … read more…

Momo Tour of Japan prior to Docomomo conference in Tokyo

JAPAN “MODERN ARCHITECTURE” TOUR (MOMO AND MUCH, MUCH MORE) – 2 TO 10 SEPTEMBER 2020 Japan is a globally renowned for innovative and fascinating architecture and is also home to some remarkable examples of Modern Architecture of the 20th Century. The 2020 JAPAN “MODERN ARCHITECTURE” TOUR offers the opportunity to see and visit some outstanding … read more…