Rose Seidler House Group | 1948-56 | NSW

  Rose Seidler House Group Rose Seidler House (1948-1950) Julian Rose House  (1949-1950) Donna and Brian Seidler House (1949-2008): former Marcus Seidler House (1949-1951) 1st addition (1958) 2nd addition (2008) Architects: Harry and Penelope Seidler Address: 69-71 Clissold Road, Sydney NSW Listing: Proposed for listing on the State Heritage Register by the RAIA Download: Fiche Submitted by … read more…

Australia Square | 1967 | NSW

Australia Square Architects: Harry Seidler & Associates type Commerce date of commission 1961 date of completion 1967 listing/protection RAIA NSW Chapter Register of 20th Century Buildings of Significance current use Office Building Shops current condition Adapted address 264-278 George Street, Sydney 2000 gps 33º 51′ 53.64” S/151º 12′ 28.8” E Submitted by Jennifer Hill in … read more…

ICI House | 1955-1958 | VIC

ICI House (mow ORICA House) Dates: 1955-1958 A: Bates, Smart & McCutcheon Heritage: Docomomo, VicHeritage, NT, UIA Addr.: 1 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne, Victoria ICI House was one of the first free-standing fully glazed curtain wall skyscrapers in Australia. As one of the nation’s most stylish commercial buildings, it represented the most refined example of … read more…

Wylde Street Apartments | 1948-1951 | NSW

Wylde Street Apartments

Wylde Street Apartments design: Aaron Bolotlocation: Sydney – Australiatype Housing (RES)date of commission 1948date of completion 1951address 17 Wylde Street Potts Pointgps 33º 52′ 4.08” S/151º 13′ 31.8” E This apartment building, containing 38 apartments, was developed as an urban co- operative housing project, which is unusual in Australia. Bolot’s Wylde Street apartments was one … read more…

Adelaide High School | 1940-1951 | SA

Adelaide High School Design: EB Fitzgerald & John Brogandate of commission: 1940date of completion:1951type: Education (EDU)address: Corner West Terrace & Glover Avenuelocation: Adelaide SASubmitted by Scott Robertson, Louise Cox, et. al. in 2014 The design of the Adelaide High School was the result of national architectural competition and the building is composed of a series … read more…

King George V Hospital for mothers & babies | 1938-1941 | NSW

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital King George V Hospital for mothers & babies Missendon Road, Camperdown, Sydney NSW 1938 | 1941 Stephenson & Turner   King George V Hospital was the second modern building at RPAH. An important modern movement building in Sydney not only due to its prominent location but also in its dedication solely … read more…

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital | 1936-1941 | NSW

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Address: Gloucester House, Missendon Road, Camperdown, Sydney NSW Year: 1936 Arch: Stephenson, Meldrum & Turner   It is the garden front with its curved glazing to the south-east and the cantilevered balconies that are the distinctive features of Gloucester House. Although the building is discretely tucked away in the hospital grounds the … read more…

Houses Castlecrag | 1920-1935 | NSW

Castlecrag Subdivision and Griffin houses Date of Commission:1920 Date of Completion: 1935 Architects: Walter Burley Griffin & Marion Mahoney Griffin Address: Castlecrag, NSW 2068 Heritage Listing: Listed in 2000   Twelve houses within a spectacular setting, designed by American architects Walter Burley Griffin and Marian Mahoney Griffin and their Australian partner Eric Nicholls, survive in the Sydney … read more…

Dalton House | 1960 | QLD

Dalton House address: Fig Tree Pocket Road location: Fig Tree Pocket Brisbane Queensland date of construction: 1960 architect: John Dalton The Dalton Residence is a low-set, flat-roofed building with a direct relationship with its bush- land setting. The living areas are orientated to the north, with the adjacent terrace shaded by adjustable louvres for sun … read more…

Introduction to a selection of Australian modern work

The following selection of twenty buildings represents a cross section of Australian modern work ranging across most states and territories, a variety of building types and the various strands of modernism which developed in Australia in response to location, climate and building pro- grammes. The selection does not necessarily represent the ‘best’ twenty modern buildings … read more…

Journal of Architecture Special Issue

The Journal of Architecture, Vol 15, issue 5, is a special issue devoted to the theme of “Keeping the Past Public: the documentation and conservation of modern public places”, that arose from the international symposium held in Melbourne in 2009. Details of the papers and how they can be purchased can be found at the … read more…

Watermarks Water’s Heritage Conference

Australia ICOMOS & National Trusts of Australia announce Water Heritage Conference October 27-30, 2011. Call for Papers, Feb. 2011. See https://www.aicomos.com/ Watermarks V2.2_150dpi

Union Hall, University of Adelaide Campus

Union Hall was opened in 1957 on the University of Adelaide campus. It functioned as a community theatre for Adelaide as well as a University amenity, and was innovative in both architecture and stage design. The building was slated for demolition to make way for a new science complex on the site. DOCOMOMO Australia was invited to become involved in a campaign run by the community, local architects and the National Trust in Adelaide.

10 Murray Street, Hobart, Campaign

2-4 Salamanca Place /10 Murray Street, Hobart Decision: As many Docomomo friends and members are aware the decision has been made by the Tasmanian Resource Management Planning Tribunal in February to uphold the development application for the ‘Parliament Square’ scheme in Hobart. This scheme entails the demolition of 10 Murray Street (designed by Dirk Bolt) & 2-4 Salamanca Place … read more…

Northcote Bowl

“Victorian Planning Minster Justin Madden issued a press release yesterday saying that the Planning Department supported Heritage Victoria’s May 2009 determination that Northcote Bowl is not worthy of a heritage overlay. The City of Darebin had been trying to protect the distinctive 1960s building (by architects Fisher and Jackson) from demolition and redevelopment as 96 … read more…

Conference on Modernism in Ireland

Docomomo Ireland will host a one-day conference on Wednesday, November 10th entitled: What shall we do with the Modern Movement?

(Un)Loved Modern

7-10 July 2009 | Sydney, Australia | (Un)Loved Modern Conference organised by Australia ICOMOS, in conjunction with DOCOMOMO Australia, APT Australia Chapter, ICOMOS ISC20C, RAIA, UIA