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13th Australasian Urban History Planning History Conference, 31 January - 3 February 2016, Gold Coast, Australia

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Two urban Maori icons
29 Jun 2018

What imbues a place with meaning, making it ‘iconic’? Can labels such as ‘icon’ fit alongside Māori concepts of place, and if so how?

This paper considers these ideas through the lens of two Māori buildings in downtown Wellington: the architecturally designed Te Raukura,...

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29 Jun 2018

2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Richard Lowenstein’s acclaimed Dogs in Space , a fictionalized cinematic memoir of nominal bohemians in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. Set 6-8 years before the film’s release, Lowenstein utilised genuine participants in the events/milieu depicted, as well as key...

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The establishment of Redfern Legal Centre 1977
29 Jun 2018

On 14 March 1977, the first non-Indigenous community legal centre in New South Wales, established in Redfern Town Hall, opened its doors to clients. The centre has become an icon in Australian legal history and developed a number of other centres critical to the provision...

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Fred Pooley’s 1981 visit to Australia and its impact
29 Jun 2016

When ‘quiet voiced pragmatist’ Fred Pooley (1916-1998) visited Australia as guest of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects in the summer of late 1981, he was recently retired from practice; a past president of the RIBA and seemingly best known for his role – such...

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Its role in charting a landscape profession
29 Jun 2016

Landscape architecture in Australia was advanced in 1979 when the first issue of a national professional journal, Landscape Australia, was published. Encouraged by the staff of the Centre of Environmental Studies at the University of Melbourne, Ralph Percival Neale (1922-2014) was the journal’s instigator and...

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