heritage buildings

Conference paper

29 Jun 2018
9

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...

Conference paper

The potential of urban mixity discussed via an exemplary Melbourne inner-suburb
18 Jun 2018
4

The design-research Cremorne2025 investigated, though multiple iterations, the densification of an exemplary and historically crucial industrial suburb of Melbourne. It challenges consequences of urban sprawl, highlighting potentials of inner-city industrial sites for urban renewal and new activity. Careful intensification of urban heritage was acknowledged as...

Conference paper

Regenerating Melbourne’s nineteenth-century shopping arcades since the 1950s
18 Jun 2018
3

Nineteenth-century shopping arcades are woven into Melbourne’s urban fabric. Images of the Block and Royal Arcades adorn social media and other websites and during the day, they are thronged by both locals and tourists. On the ground level, boutique stores and eateries display their goods,...

Conference paper

Notre Dame and the re-making of the City of Fremantle
18 Jun 2018
2

This paper examines the development of Notre Dame University in Fremantle Western Australia, in light of Sharon Haar’s work on the regeneration of the city of Chicago through its various university campuses. A nineteenth century port city and now heritage precinct, the West End of...

Conference paper

The power of a community in the face of change
18 Jun 2018
3

At first glance, the Brutalist Sirius apartment building (1975-80), surrounded by the intensive development of Sydney’s CBD, gives little indication of the layers of change that lay beneath it, nor the battles fought to protect it. The Housing Commission building, perched above Sydney Cove in...

Guide

17 May 2018
9

The Heritage Council of NSW, in partnership with the NSW Government Architect, have developed this Draft Design Guide for Heritage that is intended to make it easier to manage heritage design works.

Audio presentation

14 Dec 2017
24

The overwhelming majority of Australians say they care deeply about our built heritage, but recent battles over heritage listed Melbourne properties reveal that the protection and preservation of our buildings is fraught.

Discussion paper

16 Jan 2017
32

Commuters in Brisbane's CBD will have noticed the signs of disruption, following the handover on January 1 of the Queens Wharf resort and casino site to the Destination Brisbane Consortium. Basking in a New Year glow, State Development Minister Anthony Lynham happily declared the jobs-generating...

Discussion paper

15 Jan 2017
32

Iconic heritage buildings play an important role in attracting visitors to tourism destinations with a number of Australia’s visitor precincts home to heritage assets such as The Rocks in Sydney, Salamanca Wharf in Hobart and the Old Treasury Building in Melbourne. While heritage assets can...

Video

27 Oct 2016
13

Presented by Australia ICOMOS in association with the Sydney Opera House and the Heritage Council of NSW, the Jim Kerr Address held on the International Day for Monuments and Sites pays respect to Jim's legacy by perpetuating open inquiry into the understanding of place and...

Commentary

7 Oct 2016
80

The former chair of the NSW Heritage Council has criticised the state government's refusal to heritage list the landmark Sirius apartment building in the historic Rocks area of Sydney.

Key points:

NSW Government refusing to heritage list Sirius social housing complex, citing financial...

Report

7 Sep 2016
92

In this Shelter Brief , Prof Morris, presents the experiences of a sample of Millers Point residents involved in the recent forced removal of public tenants.

The research arose out of discussions with the Millers Point Community Working Party. Shelter agreed to publish it...

Conference paper

Heritage and scale in the twentieth-century Australian city
29 Jun 2016
5

The ways that the past impacts the Australian city in the present, sparking the historical consciousness of its residents and rulers alike, has its own social history. No doubt this history is tied to nineteenth-century Britain, the National Trusts and other voluntary organisations, and the...

Conference paper

29 Jun 2016
6

In 1991 Davison and McConville described the 'heritage business' as being "subject to constant tension between the demands for bureaucratic consistency and impersonal expertise on one hand and for popular participation and local autonomy on the other" (p. 11). The decisions and debate over the...

Conference paper

The nineteenth-century shopping arcade
29 Jun 2016
4

During the second half of the nineteenth century, entrepreneurs eagerly built numerous European-style shopping arcades in Australia’s cities and regional centres. Popular throughout the world, they were ostensibly elegant shopping spaces for a genteel middle-class clientele. Such was the enthusiasm for them in Australia that...

Thesis

1 Jan 2016
18

The architecture of the Cook Islands’ coral churches has entangled indigenous and foreign beliefs, social practice and place-making since their instigation by the London Missionary Society in the 1840s. As well as examining the historical significance of their formation, this thesis explores Rarotonga’s churches, now...

Conference paper

15 Apr 2014
3

Conservation of cultural built heritage in society has become vexed with political, financial and planning difficulties. The listed stock is in gross need of information, funding and policy direction. Opportunities to capture value, to maximise conservation incentives and generally to encourage owners to maintain their...

Report

24 Jan 2011
723

Many arts organisations are located in heritage buildings, and many of these do not provide disability access. It is often presumed that if a building has heritage status, there is no capacity to provide or improve accessible design.

Accessible Arts, with the support of...

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