Sydney Talk Series: All about Paddington: a conversation / 14 February

The first major history of Paddington in forty years was initiated by the Paddington Society, published by UNSW press in 2019. It provides a fresh and revealing perspective on this celebrated heritage suburb with leading historians and specialists exploring the makeup of Paddington’s diverse community including its indigenous, colonial, post-war migrant, bohemian and LGBTQ residents … read more…

National Trust Architectural finishes training course, WA, February 2019 – register by 8 February, limited places left

University of Western Australia invite you to join a practical 5 day workshop to learn professional colour investigation techniques. It is vital that targeted research is carried out to inform decisions made about paint and colour schemes to support the interpretation and understanding of heritage places. Led by Dr Donald Ellsmore, you will investigate historic … read more…

Exhibition – Peter Wille: Out driving / Curator’s Talk / Feb 12

Peter Wille, photographer, Robin Boyd, architect, Neptune’s Fishbowl, Toorak Rd, South Yarra, completed 1970, reproduction of colour slide. Peter Wille: Out driving until 31 December 2019 State Library of Victoria, Melbourne free entrance Curator talk: Peter Wille: Out driving taking place Tuesday 12 February 2019. Explore the work of Peter Wille, who amassed a collection of … read more…

Art Deco talk by Genista Davidson, Sydney, 3 February

The Twentieth Century Heritage Society of NSW & ACT is hosting a talk by Genista Davidson, visiting from UK. She lives and breathes all things Art Deco. Genista is only in Australia for a very small window of time. Genista says. “It is the only movement that goes across all the genres. It can be a … read more…

7th International Scientific Conference “Modernism in Europe – modernism in Gdynia”

The 7th international scientific conference “Modernism in Europe – modernism in Gdynia. 20th century architecture – preservation of its authenticity and integrity.” will be organized by the city of Gdynia on October 3rd-5th, 2019. As in previous years, the co-organizer of the conference will be the Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. The theme … read more…

Exhibition / Archaeology of Light: Architectural Photography by Erieta Attali

Through her poetic images, Israeli architectural photographer Erieta Attali explores the relationship between architecture and landscape, interrogating how the context and surrounding terrain of a building form part of a two-way dialogue. Attali is a master at revealing the natural within the manmade, depicting architecture as a feature of nature. Projects by some of the … read more…

Int. Conference on Conservation of 20th Century Heritage from Architecture to Landscape / Tehran, April 2019

Docomomo Iran in association with the Research Institution of Art and Culture of the University of Tehran would like to invite to the “International Conference on Conservation of 20th Century Heritage from Architecture to Landscape“. The conference takes place 23-24 April 2019, at Negaresten Garden, University of Tehran. Call for Abstracts: Research Institution of Art and Culture … read more…

Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize

  Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize 7th November 2018, World Monuments Fund, New York, US Docomomo International congratulates Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard on the recognition of the rehabilitation of the Karl Marx School in Villejuif. The 2018 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize was awarded to Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard for the rehabilitation of the Karl Marx … read more…

2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation Submissions open

Call for Entries: 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation Submissions open: 17th December 2018 – 31st March 2019 The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation recognises exemplary efforts by individuals and organisations to restore or conserve structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. It aims to encourage other property … read more…

Publication: An Eastern Europe Vision | Docomomo Journal 59 (2018/2)

Docomomo Journal 59 (2018/2) An Eastern Europe Vision EDITORIAL Towards a fresh reading of MoMo historiography While visiting the MAO (Museum of Architecture and Design) in Ljubljana one can appreciate the architectural power of Stanko Kristl’s work [1]. The impressive buildings of this Slovenian architect revealed through the exhibition Humanity and Space, illuminate the beauty … read more…

Scott Robertson on the work of Robertson & Hindmarsh Architects, 1953-1977 / Sydney, Nov 30

Scott Robertson is the son of architect Bruce Robertson and grew up living next door to his father’s iconic architecture studio on top of the bluff at Seaforth. Bruce Stewart Robertson was in partnership with Thomas Joseph (“Jack”) Hindmarsh from 1953 until 1977 and the firm, B.S. Robertson & Hindmarsh, designed houses, town houses, garden … read more…

Architecture Tour Heide II: a gallery to be lived in and Heide Past and Present / Dec 2,9,16,23,30

ARCHITECTURE TOUR: HEIDE II—A GALLERY TO BE LIVED IN Dates:  Sun 2 December 2018–11:00 In 1963, the Reeds commissioned David McGlashan of McGlashan and Everist to build a home that had a sense of mystery and romance, and one that would house their growing art collection—a ‘gallery to be lived in’. Join a volunteer guide … read more…

Under Threat: Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos, Madrid, Spain, 1918

Under Threat: Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos by Antonio Palacios, Madrid, Spain, 1918 Plataforma Salvemos Cuatro Caminos is collecting signatures to prevent the demolition of a work of industrial heritage from the 20th century in Madrid: the historic railroad yard “Cocheras de Metro de Madrid en Cuatro Caminos”, designed by the architect Antonio … read more…

Publication: 100 Buildings 1900-2000

 Docomomo International is proud to have collaborated on the following book: 100 Buildings 1900-2000. The twentieth century was a remarkable period in architectural history. Rivaling the transformative achievements of ancient Greece, the Gothic period the Renaissance, the twentieth century galvanized radical developments in building technology, architectural theory, and space that paralleled global revolutions in politics, … read more…

Enrico Taglietti Symposium / Canberra, 16 November

Enrico Taglietti Symposium When 16 November 2018 Time 10:00 am—5:00 pm Where James O Fairfax Theatre National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT, Australia Cost $60.00—$290.00 Book ___________________________________________ 10am-5pm Friday 16 November, 2018 National Gallery of Australia ___________________________________________ Enrico Taglietti  Saved Planned Event In 2018, the DESIGN Canberra festival will celebrate the work, … read more…

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland

National Trust 2018 Heritage Conference Queensland 16 — 18 Nov 2018 Our 2018 conference seeks to explore the three themes our mission how they are relevant to Queensland’s heritage in the twenty-first century: Protect, Conserve and Celebrate. The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) mission is to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural … read more…