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Dictionary of Unsung Architects

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.

in  Australia   Victoria   Melbourne   Last verified 5 years ago.
 

Survey of Post-War Built Heritage in Victoria

“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.”

in  Australia   Victoria   Last verified 7 years ago.
 

Lost Property

Subtitled “Auckland’s Alternative Modernist Architecture and History: A work in progress”, this great site is a who’s who of mid-century Auckland architects, many of whom have disappeared off the radar.

in  New Zealand   Auckland   Auckland   Last verified 8 years ago.
 

What House Is That?

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.

in  Australia   Victoria   Last verified 8 years ago.
 

Art Deco & Modernism - Architecture Australia

Or ModernAus for short. An Australia-wide accompaniment to Thomas Ryan’s Tasmanian Art Deco & Modernism photo blog ( here ).

in  Australia   Last verified 8 years ago.
 

KCMODERN

Lively mid-century blog from Kansas, U.S. with lots of original photos of lucky finds.

in  United States   Kansas   Kansas City   Last verified 9 years ago.
 

Modernist Australia

“It is time for action.

in  Australia   Last verified 8 years ago.
 

Art Deco & Modernism - Architecture Tasmania

“My blog highlights the diversity of art deco and modernism styles throughout Tasmania through my photography and the written word.” A blog by Tasmanian photographer Thomas Ryan.

in  Australia   Tasmania   Last verified 8 years ago.
 

Los Angeles Conservancy

“The Los Angeles Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization that works through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Los Angeles County.”

in  United States   Cailfornia   Los Angeles   Last verified 10 years ago.
 

Moscow Architecture Preservation Society

“The initiative group of MAPS consists of young architects, historians, heritage managers and journalists from different countries. We work in close cooperation with preservationists, architects and historians within Russia and abroad to raise awareness about the present destruction of the city’s historical buildings. Through these contacts, we are working to give Russian preservationists and Muscovites a greater international voice. We invite international experts to advise on more sustainable approaches to the historic built environment.”

in  Russia   Central   Moscow   Last verified this year.
 

Narkomfin semi- collectivised housing complex

Novinsky Boulevard 25
Moscow

in  Russia   Central   Moscow   Last verified 10 years ago.
 

ICOMOS Burra Charter

“The Burra Charter provides guidance for the conservation and management of places of cultural significance (cultural heritage places), and is based on the knowledge and experience of Australia ICOMOS members.”

in  Australia   Last verified 10 years ago.
 

Museum Meiji-Mura

“An open-air museum for preserving and exhibiting Japanese architecture of the Meiji period (1868-1912).” Contains a good sized chunk of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel, transplanted there in the 1960s. The reassembled foyer serves as the tea room.

in  Japan   Aichi   Inuyama-shi   Uchiyama  [1] Last verified 10 years ago.
 

SAHANZ

Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand

in  Australia   Last verified 10 years ago.
 

Robin Boyd Foundation

“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.”

in  Australia   Victoria   Melbourne   South Yarr  [1] Last verified 7 years ago.
 

Christchurch Modern

A nice little site with a good survey of modern houses in Christchurch circa 1940 to the 1980s.

in  New Zealand   Canterbury   Christchurch   Last verified 10 years ago.
 

Historic Houses Trust

The NSW-government supported HHT organises exhibitions and events in its many historic properties, which include the Rose Seidler house.

in  Australia   New South Wales   Last verified 11 years ago.
 

Modernism Magazine

I know some people who dead keen on this mag and pay heaps to get it air-freighted – now you can view the current issue after registering for free. What they say: “Modernism is a quarterly magazine about 20th-century modernist design. We range from the Wiener Werkstätte to the Bauhaus to Memphis and beyond, covering Art Deco, midcentury, pop and postmodern design.”

in  United States   Last verified 11 years ago.
 

Melbourne Heritage Watch

Keeping an eye on Melbourne’s older buildings for us.

in  Australia   Victoria   Melbourne   Last verified 9 years ago.
 
in  India   Last verified 11 years ago.
 
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