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Modernist Australia: Building a Modernist Community.

The Kelly House 1, Bellevue Hill, 1956. Photo Max Dupain.

After a long hiatus it’s great to see those tireless supporters of modernist architecture, and all round good guys, … 253 more words

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Jason reblogged this on Grass-trees & Butterfly Chairs and commented:

A great piece on Modernist Australia and their part in preserving midcentury Australian homes. Both Modernist Australia and Australian Modern are great sources of information and web sites that I check in on regularly.

MCM Property of the Week | 8 Cromer Road Beaumaris Vic 3193

Brand new to the Beaumaris real estate market and a home I have passed on many a local dog walk!

It’s not much to look at from the street (probably why the agent doesn’t include a photo) but I guess that is the beauty of this home.   186 more words

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Ready, Set, Go! | Starting your MCM house hunt

Although my wife and I are not actively looking to move, we do find ourselves constantly trawling the real estate listings and checking up on what is out there.  580 more words

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Domed theaters in San Jose set for last picture show

Three iconic domed movie theaters representative of the futuristic roadside, or Googie, architecture of the late 1950s and 1960s, are set to show their last films on March 31. 1,401 more words

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A Question about Cleaning Teak Furniture

A reader sent me the following SOS this week and I thought I’d share my answer with those of you who may also have some of these pieces in your own home. 891 more words

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From the Grass-trees library | Cultivating Modernism by Richard Aitken

Landscape architects (and architects) love books.

Huge generalisation, but I am sure that it is pretty spot on.  My shelves at home are crammed with books on landscape design, gardening, horticulture, trees, the environment, urban design and architecture.  381 more words

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