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Own House - cnr Gatehouse & Morrah Sts. Parkville David Saunders. 1962 by Peter Willie, SLV (01)

The Trust objects to proposed additions to post-war residential property in Parkville: Saunders House

The Trust has objected to proposed additions to a 1960′s Brutalist house in Parkville, known by the Trust as Saunders House. Here is a copy…

National Trust, comparative study 1955-1975

Urban Heritage Conference October 2014: the Challenges of Advocating for Marvellous Melbourne’s CBD Modernism

Given the heritage study work that the City of Melbourne has undertaken in the last three years preparing heritage controls for hundreds more buildings, this…

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Total House heritage registration to be challenged by owners at Supreme Court

Following the Heritage Council registration hearing in February this year, Total House (located 170 Russell Street, corner of Little Bourke Street, Melbourne) was due to…

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A Journey through Melbourne’s Modernism

Melbourne’s Modernism has some new advocates following two Heritage Festival walking tours led by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)’s Built Environment Committee with Melbourne Architours. The…

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Total House, Russell Street Melbourne – a win – to be added to Victorian Heritage Register

Following the hearing before the Registrations Committee of the Heritage Council in February 2014, the Heritage Council has determined to add Total House to the…

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Total House, 180 Russell Street, Melbourne

On 28 February we appeared with expert evidence from architectural historian Simon Reeves and with submissions presented by Susan Brennan SC, to the Heritage Council…