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Docomomo Australia News: Nov. 2018

 

 

Memberships for 2019 are Open: Join Docomomo Australia!


Join Docomomo Australia now for the year 2019 to participate in the local and international effort to discover, document and conserve architectural and landscaped sites of the Modern Movement across the 20th century in Australia and worldwide. Docomomo Australia is a volunteer group of architects, historians, conservationists and enthusiasts who all share a desire to raise awareness, ... 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...
 
 

Sydney: History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ – 29/11


History, Heritage and Housing Forum with a screening of ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ Sydney, Redfern Town Hall, 29 November 2018, 6.00pm-9.00pm Sydney’s history is replete with stories of forced evictions, slum-clearing and gentrification, from The Rocks in the 20th Century, to Surry Hills in the mid-century, to Sirius in Millers Point today. Join ... read more...
 
 

Publications: Beaumaris Modern. Modernist Homes in Beaumaris


Beaumaris Modern MODERNIST HOMES IN BEAUMARIS by Fiona Austin Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of mid-century modern Beaumaris houses, beautifully documented by Jack Shelton, a bayside local now living and working as a professional photographer in LA. Some are original in their design and are the architects’ own homes from the ... read more...

 

Open House Sydney: 3 / 4 November


  On 3 and 4 November, Sydney Open invites you to explore some of the city’s most treasured and architecturally significant buildings. On Saturday 3 November, go behind the scenes at some of Sydney’s most in-demand and intriguing spaces, from harbourside heritage to stunning architecturally designed private residences, on our expert-led Focus Tours. On Sunday ... read more...
 
 

Modern House Agents ask about Australia’s first true Modernist architect?


Modern House Estate Agents has asked whether is it possible to name Australia’s first true Modernist architect? It’s a contentious question, but for a bit of fun, they did a quick canvass of some of the Australian architectural community’s thought leaders, including Ian Innes, Director Heritage and Collections at Sydney Living Museums, Katelin Butler, Editor ... read more...
 
 

Sydney Opera House – 45th Anniversary


Sydney Opera House, by Jørn Utzon, Sydney, Australia, 1956 Saturday 20th October was the 45th anniversary of one of the world´s most iconic buildings: the Sydney Opera House. The result of a UIA-endorsed competition in 1956, the Sydney Opera House has since become the youngest UNESCO World Heritage Site and today plays host to 11 million ... read more...
 
 

International: Symposium: Living the 21st Century in the buildings 1950-1970, Maison de la Culture Le Corbusier, Firminy, France


Symposium: Habiter au XXIe siècle, les édifices des années 1950-1970 15th – 16th November 2018, Maison de la Culture Le Corbusier, Firminy, France Based on examples of collective housing from the 1950s to the 1970s, this symposium, organized by the Ministry of Culture (Direction Générale des Patrimoines – service de l’architecture, sous-direction de l’enseignement et ... read more...
 
 

ICOMOS (International Council of Monument and Sites) National Chapter Presentation


To investigate the best new global models of visitor accessibility and experience at heritage sites and museums. The Urbis heritage team is proud to be hosting an external ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) National Chapter presentation. Our guest will be the dynamic Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon the Director of Strategy & Engagement at Sydney ... read more...
 
 

Australian Studio Pottery from the John Nixon Private Collection


  The exhibition features the private collection of artist John Nixon, who over the last fifteen years has acquired a ceramic collection of over 500 pieces. This exhibition showcases the incredible work of ceramic artists from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s who were working in and around the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The exhibition demonstrates ... read more...v
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