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We would like to thank all members
for their involvement in Docomomo Australia in 2018.

 
Continued support into 2019 will allow us to further document and advocate for Australian Modern buildings and places. If you are not currently a financial member we encourage you to consider renewing or signing up.
 
As a snapshot of some of our activities and engagement with sites placed at risk in 2018, Docomomo Australia made submissions to relevant planning and heritage authorities on a number of contested proposals for demolition and redevelopment including Robb College, NSW; Bidura Court Precinct, NSW; Sirius Building Public Housing, NSW; and the demolition of one element of Federation Square for the proposed Apple redevelopment, VIC.
 
National activities have included numerous talks, tours and events, and the growth of the ongoing newsletter, website and national register. Members of Docomomo Australia have also been involved in the production of the forthcoming edited book Australia Modern: Landscape, Architecture and Design (eds. H Lewi and P Goad), Thames & Hudson which will published in 2019. Members and friends participated in the Docomomo International Conference in 2018 and have served on international advisory boards and committees.

 

 

 
if you are not yet a member
or if you have not renewed your 2019 membership
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joining Docomomo Australia

 

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Art Deco and Art Nouveau Exhibition / Canberra until March 2019


 

Napier Waller “I’ll put a girdle round about the earth” 1933, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra © Estate of Napier Waller Until 17 March 2019* Australian Art galleries | Level 1 Free entry In the 1920s, Australian artists rebelled against the austerity of World War I to create images of an abundant … read more…

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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…

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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…

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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…

 

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