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The architecture of Walter Burley Griffin: Canberra manifestations

posted 08.13 in events.

University of Melbourne

On 25 August 1913 Walter Burley Griffin first came to Melbourne to find out what had happened to the fortunes of his prize-winning Canberra Plan. This talk marks the centenary of that date. The talk will consider Walter Burley Griffin’s...

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Design 29: creating a capital

posted 03.13 in events.

29 Design Canberra

Design 29: creating a capital offers a once in a century opportunity to view up close the original designs of the 1911 Federal Capital City Design Competition finalists. On display are the internationally acclaimed designs by Walter Burley and...

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Courtyard Houses

posted 12.12 in events.

Robin Boyd Foundation banner

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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Grand Visions - Centenary of the Capital Plan

posted 05.12 in events.

An exhibition celebrating 100 years since the plan for Australia’s National Capital was announced. The plans and renderings produced by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin are internationally recognised as among the great...

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Springberra

posted 11.10 in news.

ACT Planning Minister Andrew Barr this week compared Walter Burley Griffin to an American cartoon character, in a blog post entitled Walter Burley Griffin is Dead . “Walter Burley Griffin was born in 1876. He has had no involvement in...

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An Ideal City - The 1912 Competition to Design Canberra

posted 08.09 in resources.

A fascinating look at all of the 46 shortlisted entries for the 1912 competition to design Canberra, provided by the National Archives. Entries by Eliel Saarinen and Berrnard Maybeck are included.

Walter Burley Griffin Tour

posted 08.09 in events.

Saturday 1 August
10.00am — 5.00pm
Members $79 | General $89 | Includes lunch and beverages

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Griffin Society

posted 06.09 in resources.

“Established in 1988 in Sydney, Australia, the Society commemorates the lives and works of Walter Burley Griffin (1876–1937) and Marion Mahony Griffin (1871–1961) and promotes the environmental ideals and community life they fostered in...

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Capitol Theatre

posted 02.08 in resources.

[113 Swanston Street]
Melbourne

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Walter Burley Griffin & Marion Mahoney

posted 02.08 in resources.

Amercian architects who did much important work in Australia, most notably the planning of Canberra, and the designs for Capitol Theatre and Newman College (both in Melbourne), and the Castle Crag community in Sydney.

Marion Mahoney

posted 01.08 in news.

The Americans are starting to discover who Marion Mahoney Griffin was. About time. This New York Times article reveals to its readership how to pronounce “Mahoney” before attributing a good chunk of Frank Lloyd Wright’s early fame...

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bernard maybeck, eliel saarinen, frank lloyd wright, graeme gunn, jeffrey turnbull, marion mahoney, neil clerehan, robin boyd, roy grounds