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Courtyard Houses

posted 12.12 in events.

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Ridge House, Graeme Gunn & Merchant Builders (1967) Toorak Courtyards provide light, privacy and a tempered outdoor living environment. They are ideally suited to Melbourne’s climate, our outdoor lifestyle and the rapidly increasing...

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What House Is That?

posted 09.11 in resources.

“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...

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Robin Boyd on the Mornington Peninsula

posted 08.11 in events.

A Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery exhibition Coinciding with the fortieth anniversary of his death in 1971, this specially developed exhibition pays homage to Robin Boyd and his award-winning houses and apartments designed and built at...

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Robin Boyd: Australian Ugliness

posted 04.11 in resources.

A 2010 panel speaking on Boyd’s book at Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre. Karen Burns, Michael Heyward, Gideon Haigh, and Brenda Niall. Brenda Niall: “Architecture was something the [Boyd] family understood. It was...

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Manning Clark House

posted 09.10 in resources.

Dymphna Clark discusses the Manning Clark house by Robin Boyd with the ABC in 1994. A fine interview in which we learn that Dympha first heard of Boyd reading The Age in isolated Croydon… I did get The Age every morning, and on a Wednesday...

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Austerica

posted 09.10 in resources.

Robin Boyd’s Austerica essay, as it first appeared in The Age in September 1957.

Robin Boyd tour

posted 04.10 in events.

Robin Boyd’s design language Sunday April 18
Self-guided tour.

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Robin Boyd: Australian Ugliness

posted 04.10 in events.

The Wheeler Centre Auditorium, 6:30PM – 7:30PM, Wednesday 07 April 2010

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Free, bookings recommended.

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Robin Boyd open houses

posted 03.10 in news.

Six years after the National Trust tour of many of Boyd’s best, the Robin Boyd Foundation is putting on a new 6 house self-guided tour, on April 18th. If it’s anything like as popular as the last one, you’d better book last...

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Boyd Baker House

posted 07.09 in resources.

Boyd Baker Compound
[Long Forest Road]
Long Forest,
near Bacchus Marsh
Victoria
Ph: 03 8508 6444

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Robin Boyd Foundation

posted 06.09 in resources.

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“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...

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Robin Boyd tour 2004

posted 02.08 in resources.

A review by Norman Day of the National Trust’s day of Boyd open homes.

Robin Boyd's first family home

posted 01.08 in resources.

The owners of 666 Riversdale Road (Robin Boyd House 1) has a website explaining their points of view.

Robin Boyd short bio by Conrad Hamann

posted 01.08 in resources.

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19th century, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, art deco, conrad hamann, graeme gunn, grounds romberg and boyd, karen burns, manning clark, miles lewis, modernism, neil clerehan, norman day, phillip goad, roy grounds, walter burley griffin