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Docomomo Australia News: August 2018


Sydney Uni: CENTENARY GALA - Daniel Libeskind / 3 Aug

An event to mark the School's Centenary and the appointment of Leslie Wilkinson as inaugural Chair in Architecture in 1918 Please join the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning for a special Gala event, featuring a keynote lecture by international guest and world renowned architect, Daniel Libeskind of Studio Libeskind. In this talk, Daniel Libeskind will open …

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Ugly–Beautiful: Aesthetics and Icons in Australian Art and Architecture / Melbourne, August 23rd

Ugly–Beautiful Thu August 23rd @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm   UGLY-BEAUTIFUL: AESTHETICS AND ICONS IN AUSTRALIAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE The Australian Ugliness is one of the most important texts on the Australian city. A book that has infuenced the professions understanding of architecture and planning. With a preoccupation with questions of taste and aesthetics in suburbia, Boyd’s seminal text …

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Melbourne | DADo Film Season: New Town Utopia / August 15th

DADo Film Season: New Town Utopia Wed August 15th @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm DADo film nights are a great way to experience an evening at Walsh Street. Guests are welcome to tour the house at 6.30pm for half an hour before the speaker and film commences at 7pm The film season runs monthly from April to September, showing 6 films …

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Robin Boyd Foundation : Othering Architecture, Diversity on Screen and Space / 9 August

  OTHERING ARCHITECTURE: DIVERSITY ON SCREEN AND IN SPACE Eugenia Lim’s The Australian Ugliness, like Robin Boyd’s book of the same name, seeks to question who architecture is built by and for. Bringing forward a female, Asian, performative and artistic perspective, TAU seeks to ‘other’ architecture, opening up its spaces, ideas and access to a broader, more diverse audience. TAU …

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Docomomo US National Symposium / September 2018

This fall in Columbus, Indiana The 2018 National Symposium, Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation, will take place September 26–29 and features four days of engaging programming, exclusive tours, morning and evening conversations with visionary leaders, and the American Institute of Architects’ Trade Show showcasing an array of new and innovative building products and services. The Docomomo US National Symposium is …

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Gascoigne House designed by Theo Bischoff , ACT

Source: Modernist Australia - Mid-Century Australian Architecture: Intimidating and breathtaking, we cower in its wake. Could this be one of the most beautiful, original, pedigree MCM homes in the entire country? From one of the best practitioners Modernist Canberra has to offer in Theo Bischoff, built as a commission for a power couple of formidable minds; renowned artist Rosalie Gascoigne and …

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Mid-Century Modern furniture, painting and prints in Melbourne

Sofa by Norwegian furniture manufacturer   Gallery Midlandia offers a selected choice of  original paintings and prints from 1930-1970. The gallery shows works from the Usa, Scandinavia, Europe and Australia. They deal in mid-century jewellery, objects, and select furniture plus a range of books pertaining to mid century art, design and architecture. The director, Martin Mcintosh, has been collecting mid …

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