Sanitarium Health Food Factory | 1936-38 | Warburton VIC

Sanitarium Health Food Factory aka: EDGEWORTH RESORT AND SPAdate of commission: 1934date of completion: 1938design: Edward Fielder Bilson (1892-1985)type: Industrial (IND)address: 51 Main Street 3799, Warburton Hwy, Warburtonheritage: Docomomo, VicHeritage, NTaward: RVIASAM 1940Editor fiche: Peter JohnsonFiche Pdf Docomomo Fiche Prize winning architecture in the ‘ultra modern style’ of the late 1930s.In 1940 the complex was … read more…

TALK/Icomos 3: Public Sydney: drawing the city

  DOCOMOMO AUSTRALIA/ICOMOS – SYDNEY TALK SERIES 2014 – NO. 3 THURSDAY 22nd MAY 2014 Public Sydney: drawing the city by Philip Thalis and Peter John Cantrill PUBLISHED BY Historic Houses Trust of NSW and Content, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales Public Sydney: drawing the city makes a major contribution … read more…

Wilson Hall | 1952-56 | Victoria

Wilson Hall – University of Melbourne Design: Bates Smart & McCutcheonConstruction: 1952-56Type: Education (EDU)Addr.: Wilson Ave, University of Melbourne, ParkvilleHeritage: Victorian Heritage Register, National Trust of Australia (Victoria), Docomomo Australia Register Wilson Hall is the ceremonial hall of the University of Melbourne and was designed by architects Bates, Smart and McCutcheon and officially opened on … read more…

Preshil School | 1962-70 | VIC

PRESHIL SCHOOL, The Margaret Lyttle School Y: 1962-70A: Kevin BorlandAddr.: 395 Barkers Rd, KewHeritage: Docomomo, VicHeritage, NTBronze Medal: 1972Download Docomomo Australia Fiche (pdf) Preshil School Fiche extract (2003) The school was established in the 1930s by Margaret J R Lyttle, and still follows the educational philosophies and practices established by her in opposition to the … read more…

Stanhill | 1945-50 | VIC

Stanhill Apartments design: Frederick RombergCommission: 1945Completion: 1950Addr.: 34 Queens Rd, MelbourneHeritage: Docomomo Australia Register, VicHeritage, NTPhoto: Wolfgang SieversDocomomo Fiche: Stanhill is the largest of the distinguished series of apartment buildings designed by the Swiss-educated immigrant Romberg before he entered into partnership with Roy Grounds and Robin Boyd in 1953. Regarded as Romberg’s finest work, Stanhill … read more…

Caringal Flats | 1948-51 | VIC

CARINGAL FLATS 1948-51 A: JW Rivett Addr.: 3 Tahara Rd, Toorak Heritage: VicHeritage, National Trust, Register of the Nation Estate   Statement of Significance Designed in 1948 by architect J W Rivett, this flat block was in the manner of the 1930’s European and British work of Mendelsohn and Chermayeff, and the English architects E. … read more…