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Docomomo Australia News February 2019

 

Sir Peter Cook Director, CRAB Studio, London In the 1960s Sir Peter Cook, together with Warren Chalk, Dennis Crompton, David Greene, Ron Herron and Michael Webb, set up Avant-Garde architecture group Archigram. With this, they put forward a series of radical proposals as a reaction towards what he stated was a dull period in British … read more…
 

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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…

 

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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…

 
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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…

 
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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…

 

 
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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…

 

 
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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…

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


 

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…

 
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