historic buildings

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1 Oct 2018
19

Historic buildings form an important part of how people perceive and value their local area. This is recognised in the planning regime, where they receive protection through the designation of listed building and conservation area status. Some public-sector funding exists in the form of grants...

Conference paper

29 Jun 2018
10

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

Two urban Maori icons
29 Jun 2018
8

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,...

Conference paper

Roy Grounds, the people of Swan Hill, and the Pioneer Folk Museum in the 1960s-1970s
29 Jun 2016
6

In 1972 artist Robert Ingpen, writing of Swan Hill’s Pioneer Folk Museum, suggested that “seeing how our forebears lived, we discover how they fitted themselves into the new land and established a balance which we must maintain for the sake of future generations.” For fifty...

Conference paper

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in Union Square
29 Jun 2016
4

An original component of the 1811 grid plan for New York City, Union Square has acquired an association as a place in which the ideals of American republicanism and democracy are both signified and enacted. The square is occupied by a central lawn, a series...

Conference paper

29 Jun 2016
13

Designed by Tao Gofers in 1975 and completed in 1980, the Sirius apartments located in Sydney’s historic Rocks precinct has, since its opening, attracted significant public criticism, including the National Trust of Australia who bluntly described it as ‘that lump in the Rocks’ (Glascott 1979:...

Conference paper

15 Apr 2014
2

The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-2012 have trigged a reappraisal of building policy and regulation – both for new buildings and existing buildings. This reappraisal is influenced by the recommendations of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission and currently being implemented by the earthquake-prone policy review of...

Conference paper

Dilemmas of planning and conservation in Queenscliff and Sorrento
15 Apr 2014
11

Change has engulfed the coastal fringe of Australia. In balancing the built and natural environment, community needs, cultural significance and economic sustainability, planners aim to improve quality of life and create vibrant communities. Yet managing place change, particularly in coastal areas, is fraught with tensions....

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