Tag Archive for Architecture

Opinion: On Facadism

Lonsdale House in 2010 before demolition

Opinion – David R. Marshall On Facadism The Myer’s Lonsdale Street Store is now a vast open building site, with the Lonsdale Street and Little Bourke Street facades propped up with a scaffolding of huge steel girders that occupy half…

Melbourne Open House 2011

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Melbourne Open House Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July This weekend Melbourne’s architecture is open to the public. Residents and visitors alike are invited to see behind the façades of 75 of Melbourne’s historic and contemporary buildings. Buildings range from historic interiors such…

Lecture: Kent Larson ‘Changing Places: Responsive housing, mobility systems, and networked intelligence for future cities’

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Special Public Lecture Changing Places: Responsive housing, mobility systems, and networked intelligence for future cities Professor Kent Larson To meet the profound sustainability, demographic, and health challenges of the future, new strategies must be found for creating responsive places where…

Call for Papers: Future Anterior ‘Rethinking the Monument’

Rethinking the Monument Future Anterior Journal Deadline for submission: June 15, 2011. Website: http://www.arch.columbia.edu/publications/futureanterior Theories concerning the restoration and preservation of architectural monuments have traditionally been anchored in issues invested in the recovery of memory, history, and community. In contrast, this…

Funding: Winterthur Fellowship

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Winterthur welcomes researchers. Academic, independent, and museum scholars, as well as advanced graduate students are invited to apply for short and long-term residential research fellowships. Research fellows conduct research in many areas of social and cultural…