TALK Sydney : Archaeological Sites: Conservation and Management

ICOMOS/DOCOMOMO/NSW CHAPTER RAIA TALKS & EVENTS Sydney, Thursday 5th September 2013, 5.30pm for 6pm start Archaeological Sites: Conservation and Management edited by Richard Mackay and Sharon Sullivan, Book Launch by Dr Barry Jones, AO Dr Barry Jones, AO will formally launch this landmark publication on the conservation and management of archaeological sites. Prof Sharon Sullivan, … read more…

SLIDE TALK Melbourne / Docomomo

Docomomo Australia – Melbourne Evening Slide Talk and Docomomo meeting over a glass of wine. All friends and members welcome. Wednesday August 7th at 6.00 pm *** NOTE DATE CHANGE Short Slide talks by Philip Goad: the architecture of John Andrews Simon Reeves:  The Melbourne Pole House Hannah Lewi:  Corbusier’s Pessac Housing David Nichols:  Finnish … read more…

OPEN HOUSE Melbourne / July 27/28 2013

Open House Melbourne is a free event, providing access to the city’s most significant buildings. Most buildings are open access across the weekend, which means all you need to do is turn up! For an educational and informative OHM adventure, buy your must-have Printed Program at the OHM Info Hub starting Monday, 22 July and … read more…

SYDNEY TALK | The Modern Movement in NSW

DOCOMOMO / Australia ICOMOS/NSW Chapter AIA – Sydney Talk Series Thursday 4 July 2013 GML Offices Redfern 5.30pm The Modern Movement in NSW – presenting a thematic study commissioned by the NSW Heritage Branch Lilac theatre, Goulburn by Brown & Brewer, 1959 This talk presents a newly completed report commissioned by the NSW Heritage Branch, … read more…

June 6th | DOCOMOMO / Australia ICOMOS – Sydney Talk Series:

NSW Planning White Paper With the major overhaul of the NSW planning system now in its final stages a White Paper and Exposure Bill are currently on public exhibition and submissions close on 28 June. The 27,000 locally listed heritage items and hundreds of heritage conservation areas throughout NSW are managed under the State’s planning … read more…

Docomomo Melbourne Slide Talk | 7h August

Docomomo Australia – Melbourne Evening Slide Talk and Docomomo meeting over a glass of wine. Wednesday  August 7th at 6.00 pm Boyd Foundation, Walsh street house, South Yarra. Short talks  from Philip Goad:  the architecture of John Andrews Simon Reeves The Melbourne Pole House Hannah Lewi Corbusier’s Pessac Housing and more.

News Film: House Tugendhat

German Website of the 2013 Documentary Film Trailer (German Language) The Villa Tugendhat Cultural Program  

News Exhibition: London: Sir Hugh Casson PRA: Making Friends

31 May—22 September 2013 In the Tennant Gallery and Council Room Supported by the American Associates of the Royal Academy Trust and The Norman Foster Foundation Sir Hugh Casson PRA (1910-1999) was probably the most popular British architect of his time. As a man of great wit and charm, with a light and fluent touch … read more…

12 June | FILM: Melbourne | Bauhaus: Model and Myth

  Guest Speakers: Dr. Diego Ramirez-Lovering Acting Head, Department of Architecture, MADA at Monash University Bauhaus: Model and Myth 2009, Dir. Niels Bolbrinker and Dr. Kerstin Stutterheim, 103 minutes, German with English subtitles Founded in Germany in 1919, the Bauhaus school, which sought to reconcile the arts and crafts movement and create a new aesthetic … read more…

Japans Industrial Revolution – worth valuing? | DOCOMOMO / Australia ICOMOS – Sydney Talk Series

DOCOMOMO / Australia ICOMOS – Sydney Talk Series Japans Industrial Revolution – worth valuing?   Japan’s heritage is often thought of as wooden temples, stone based castles, cherry blossom and Mount Fuji but there is a reasonable amount of heritage relating to the early period of industrialisation – Japans Industrial Revolution as some call it, … read more…

DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA NEWSLETTER

MEMBERSHIP DUE: To friends and members. As you will probably know, annual membership fees are now due. (this is earlier than previous years, to bring us in line with international membership requirements) Thank you to all those that have already responded and renewed. For others – please re-subscribe as a local or international member in … read more…

Heritage Conference in Xian, China 8+9 Oct. 2013

UIA Work Programme Architectural Heritage – International conference in Xian Heritage | Work Programmes This work programme is organising its second international conference in Xian, China, on 8 & 9 October 2013. This year’s conference will discuss how to preserve modern architectural heritage on the theme Other MoMo, relating to other modern movements and other … read more…

FESA HOUSE, Perth

“FESA HOUSE, Perth – a fine piece of Western Australian brutalism is going to be demolished. The place was considered for State Register listing but was deemed ‘below threshold’ by the Minister of Heritage in 2012 and the Crown land was subsequently released for redevelopment under the State Government’s hotel development incentive package.”  

“Living in Australia”, New Edition for sale.

BOOKS “Living in Australia”, New Edition for sale. Go to www.robinboyd.org.au ‘Living in Australia provided Robin Boyd with an opportunity to describe his own approach to design and his vision for Australian housing – housing that is appropriate to our lifestyle, environment, climate and culture. Originally published in 1970, this new edition includes recent colour photographs by … read more…

Fixler “Innovation becomes Tradition” & Cox ” Energy Efficiency in Heritage” Sydney dec. 6th

Tusculum – Thursday 6 December | 6 for 6.30 PM Presented by the AIA NSW Chapter & Docomomo   David Fixler | Innovation becomes Tradition:  Modern Architecture as Institutional Heritage in America American colleges and universities have always sought to achieve an optimal balance of respect for tradition and embrace of innovation in their mission, academic programs … read more…

Classroom to Campus: A royal balcony appearance

At the conclusion of the symposium “Classroom to Campus: the heritage of modern education” at the University of Melbourne, and sponsored by Docomomo Australia, a walking tour of education buildings was led around the campus and beyond. Highlights included the refurbishment of Ormand College’s library / learning centre and Newman College.