The World | In this postcard from San Francisco, Sydney architect Virginia Waller reflects on the “heroic modernism” of the city’s striking cathedral, the towering Transamerica pyramid and a famous gift store designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
News | The City of Sydney has recommended that eight post-war buildings and a 1950s “playground sculpture” be granted heritage protection following a heritage study focusing on the modern movement.
News | A Sydney council is poised to vote on whether to pursue heritage protection of a mid-century modernist office building designed by Neville Gruzman.
News | A hotel will be constructed above a modernist office building designed by Yuncken Freeman under a proposal approved by the City of Melbourne.
News | The Heritage Council of Victoria has defied the recommendation of the director of Heritage Victoria in its decision to heritage-list Lind House in Melbourne.
News | A council in Melbourne’s southeast has dropped a project to survey one of Australia’s most dense collections of mid-century modernist architecture.
News | Melbourne’s first skyscraper, ICI House designed by Bates Smart McCutcheon, has been celebrated with a collectable, model on its 60th anniversary.
People | Philip Goad remembers the life of “one of Melbourne’s great architectural figures” – architect and writer Neil Clerehan, who passed away on 10 November 2017.
News | A number of buildings by notable Australian modernist architects are facing the prospect of demolition or significant alteration, as pressure to redevelop inner-city areas for higher-density residential use mounts.
News | Victorian modernist architect David Godsell’s own house in Beaumaris is a step closer to state heritage recognition.
News | Heritage Victoria’s executive director has recommended that a mid-century modernist house in Melbourne should be denied recognition on the Victorian Heritage Register.
News | The City of Bayside has begun a study of mid-century modernist architecture in the southeastern Melbourne suburbs of Beaumaris and Blackrock.
News | A plan to demolish a mid-century modernist house designed by the late, Russia-born architect Anatol Kagan in the Melbourne suburb of Caulfield North has been temporarily foiled by the City of Glen Eira.
News | A planning permit application proposes to redevelop the mid-century modernist home as eight two- and three-storey units.
News | A proposal to construct a hotel on top of a modernist office building in West Melbourne has been dismissed by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
News | UNESCO has added 17 Le Corbusier buildings and an Oscar Niemeyer-designed site to the World Heritage list, but 10 Frank Lloyd Wright sites miss out.