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Australian houses of the 1950s and 60s

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Friday Oct 21, 2011 at 9:30am

Museum of Sydney
Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets
CBD,   Sydney
New South Wales,   Australia 2000   jump to map


Join leading experts and commentators to explore the architecture and design of Australia’s 1950s and 60s houses. We will discuss the emergence of the modern Australian house, interior design and icons of the period and the challenges and opportunities posed by the design ethos of the era.

Speakers include Joanna Nicholas, HHT Curator; Annalisa Capurro, Design Educator at Sydney Institute Design Centre Enmore; Tim Ross, comedian and broadcaster; Trevor Howells, Senior Lecturer and Heritage Conservation Program Coordinator at the University of Sydney; Philip Goad, Professor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Keith Cottier AM and Colin Griffiths.

Refreshments and lunch included / General $115 / Conc/member $95

[ TOURS In conjunction with the symposium we’re offering a limited number of ’Open House’ tickets. These are for self-drive visits on Saturday October 22 to Rose Seidler House, Atherton House and the Jack House, where specialists will talk about the properties. ‘Open House’ tickets must be purchased with your symposium ticket (40 places available) and are an additional cost. ]


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