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.
“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.”
“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.
“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.
“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.”
Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand
“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.”
The NSW-government supported HHT organises exhibitions and events in its many historic properties, which include the Rose Seidler house.
Keeping an eye on Melbourne’s older buildings for us.
A review by Norman Day of the National Trust’s day of Boyd open homes.
A large visual database of Melbourne’s finest CBD buildings, many demolished. The site also has a lively forum about Melbourne’s architecture.
This much-improved site focusses on 20th Century deco and modern buildings around Sydney. Lots of photos and links and a series of walks.
A busy looking site with lots of events and a newsletter.
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 local offshoot of the Dutch organisation whose mission is to, “draw attention to the plight of some of the pioneering early modern buildings which were decaying for lack of a current use.” Not a lot of action on this site, though there are occasional notifications of talks and conferences.
Site with an interest in buildings of the period, and a well-stocked links page. Unfortunately it is let down by the bombardment of pop-up ads that the webhost has decided to annoy people with.
A big group with a site that includes information on about 30 buildings.