13th International Docomomo Conference | Call for Papers

Call for Papers of the 13th International Docomomo Conference that will take place in Seoul, Korea, between 24-27 September 2014. More information will be added in the next days at https://docomomo-seoul2014.org/eng/ and https://www.docomomo.com/. Dates to remember: 28 November 2013 – deadline for submission of abstracts (https://docomomo-seoul2014.org/eng/) 28 February 2014 – confirmation of selected Abstracts 31 … read more…

Position for Director of Heritage Conservation Program

DIRECTOR OF HERITAGE CONSERVATION PROGRAM/ SENIOR LECTURER FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND PLANNING UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY REFERENCE NO. 1660/0713 CLOSING DATE: 17 October 2013 (11:30pm Sydney time) All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply. see pdf: 1660-0713 … read more…

Talk Sydney: UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape in Asia

Time & Date: Tuesday 24 September 2013, 6.00pm for 6.30pm start. Implementation of the new UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape in Asia World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for Asia and the Pacific (WHITRAP) Ron van Oers (PhD) Vice Director Shanghai, China

SYMPOSIUM | Melbourne: Traditionalism, Colonialism and Modernism: Asian Heritage Transformed

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 – 6:00pm to Friday, 4 October 2013 – 4:00pm Architecture Building, University of Melbourne In recent years heritage conservation has become a notable dimension of civil society activity in a range of Asian nations. New organisations and perspectives have encouraged an expanded view of heritage, which encourages people to look beyond … read more…

FILM | Melbourne: Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

Date: 11 September 2013 – 6pm Venue: Robin Boyd House, Walsh Street, South Yarra Guest Speaker: John Gollings Architectural Photographer Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman 2008, Dir. Eric Bricker, 83 minutes, English Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought … read more…

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…