A big group with a site that includes information on about 30 buildings.
Fine descriptions of more than 40 architects from Melbourne’s Twentieth Century past. With selected buildings listings and photos. Put together by, I think, Simon Reeves at Built Heritage Pty Ltd.
Keeping an eye on Melbourne’s older buildings for us.
Dr Miles Lewis’ text database of old melbourne mansions. A useful resource, but not easy to use. You can make it cough up screeds of historic addresses if you play around with it. TIP: Use the View As Table option on the left to looks at results of a search.
“The Robin Boyd Foundation will continue the work and spirit of Robin Boyd through an active, innovative and ongoing series of public learning programs developed to increase individual and community awareness, understanding and participation in design.”
A review by Norman Day of the National Trust’s day of Boyd open homes.
“This comprehensive study 2008 study by Heritage Alliance, Melbourne, identifies built places across Victoria from the post-war period that were considered to be of potential heritage significance.”
A large visual database of Melbourne’s finest CBD buildings, many demolished. The site also has a lively forum about Melbourne’s architecture.
“What house is that? is an exploration of the social and architectural history of Victoria’s housing styles. From our earliest Victorian cottages through to the light filled, open plan houses of the Modern era, we look at the houses Victorians call home.