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Partner Organisations


EAHN - European Architectural Humanities Network
EAHN website
EAHN journal Architectural Histories
Fifth International Meeting, Tallinn, 13-16 June 2018 webpage.
Histories in Conflict, Jerusalem, 13-15 June 2017 webpage, pdf.
Fourth International Meeting, Dublin, 2-4 June 2016 webpage, programme, proceedings.
Entangled Histories, Multiple Geographies, Belgrade, 14-17 October 2015 webpage.
Third International Meeting, Turin, 19-23 June 2014 abstracts, programme, proceedings.
Architectural Elective Affinities, Sao Paulo, 20-23 March 2013 webpage, programme.
Second International Meeting, Brussels, 31 May-3 June 2012, programme.
Docomomo Scotland: Postwar Housing, September 2011, proceedings.
First International Meeting, Guimarães, 17-20 June 2010 webpage, programme.


SAH - Society of Architectural Historians

Conference, Glasgow, 7-11 June 2017
Click here for the 70th Annual Conference, 7-11 June 2017, Glasgow. Call for papers.
Program and abstracts of the 69th Annual Conference, 6-10 April 2016, Pasadena.
Program and abstracts of the 68th Annual Conference, 15-19 April 2015, Chicago.
Program and abstracts of the 67th Annual Conference, 9-13 April 2014, Austin.
Program and abstracts of the 66th Annual Conference, 2013, Buffalo.
Program and abstracts of the 65th Annual Conference, 2012, Detroit.
Program of the 64th Annual Meeting, 2011, New Orleans.
Program of the 63rd Annual Meeting, 2010, Chicago.
Program of the 62nd Annual Meeting, 2009, Pasadena.
Program of the 61st Annual Meeting, 2008, Cincinnati.

Architectural History Societies and Research Groups

Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland
AHSS website

AHRA - Architectural Humanities Research Association
AHRA website, events

Association Française des historiens de l'architecture
AFHA website

CAMEA - Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture
CAMEA website

Construction History Society (UK)
CHS website

EAHN - European Architectural Humanities Network (See above.)

IASTE - International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments
IASTE website, 2014 conference in KL, other conferences

SAH - Society of Architectural Historians (See above.)

SAHB - Society of Architectural Historians of Bengal
SAHB website

SAHGB - Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
SAHGB website, Annual conference

SEAARC - Southeast Asia Architecture Research Collaborative
SEAARC website, 2015 Symposium

SIA - Society for Industrial Archeology
SIA website, Annual conference

Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada
SSAC website, Annual conference

Urban History Association
UHA website, 2016 conference

Australasian Heritage Organisations

AHT - Antarctic Heritage Trust (New Zealand)
AHT website.

ASHA - Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology
ASHA website, 2013 conference, 2011 conference, 2010 conference, 2009 conference.

Australasian Urban History / Planning History Group
UHPHG website, 2014 conference, 2012 conference, 2010 conference, 2008 conference.

Australia ICOMOS
Australia ICOMOS website, The Burra Charter, 2013 conference, 2012 conference, 2011 conference, 2010 conference, 2009 conference, 2007 conference.

The Copland Foundation
Foundation website, Future Approaches conference 2012, links.

DOCOMOMO Australia
DOCOMOMO Australia website

DOCOMOMO New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (formerly the NZ Historic Places Trust Pouhere Taonga)
HNZPT website

Historic Cemeteries Conservation Trust of New Zealand
HCCTNZ website

Historic Places Aotearoa
HPA website

Historic Houses Trust of NSW at Sydney Living Museums
Sydney Living Museums website

ICOMOS New Zealand
ICOMOS New Zealand website, ICOMOS New Zealand Charter, ICOMOS NZ News.

Mawson's Huts Foundation (Australia)
Foundation website, Mawson's Huts Replica Museum, Hobart.

National Trust of Australia
NTA website, links.

New Zealand Archaeological Association
NZAA website

Australasian Events

Goto Museum of Sydney

Demolished Sydney
Museum of Sydney, Sydney
19 November 2016 - 17 April 2017.
Curated by Dr Nicola Teffer, the exhibition examines the histories of 13 sites and asks, what are the forces that have shaped our changing city and how do we value and preserve the heritage of the city we inherit? Click Here.
Image: Commissariat Stores, Sydney.

Goto SM

Glen Murcutt: Architecture of Faith
NGV, Melbourne
9 August 2016 - 19 February 2017.
Click Here.
Image: Australian Islamic Centre, Newport © Copyright held by G. Murcutt on all mosque drawings and designs.
Photo © Tobias Titz.

Goto NGV

Unfolding the map: The cartography of New Zealand
Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington
16 October 2015 - 2017.
Click Here.
Image: Detail of New Zealand lighthouse chart of general coast and principal harbour lights, 1900

Goto QuakeCity

Quake City
The Christchurch Earthquakes Experience, 99 Cashel St, Christchurch
15 February 2013-31 May 2017.
Click Here.
Image: Parts of the Canterbury Provincial Chambers, 1865.


Asian Events



Spaces in transition: globalisation, transnationalism and urban change in the Asia-Pacific.
A workshop at the University of Melbourne, 4-5 July 2016
Click here.

Rethinking Modern Asia-Pacific Architectures.
A postgraduate student plenary at the University of Melbourne, 6 July 2016
Click here.

Hidden Traces of Shared History: Rethinking Asia Pacific through 19th and early 20th century photographs.
An academic symposium at the University of Melbourne, 29 August 2016
Click here.

SEAARC - Southeast Asia Architecture Research Collaborative 2015 Symposium.
Click Here.


Other Links




s-architecture: the list of everything academically architectural.
Hosted by the University of Queensland.
sign-up, blog, Twitter, Facebook.



AAANZ - The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand
Website, 2016 conference, 2014 conference, past conferences.



AASA - Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia
Website, 2015 conference, 2013 conference, 2013 proceedings, past conferences.



ACSA - Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Website, Conferences, Proceedings search.



Australian Institute of Art History, The University of Melbourne
website, Interspaces conference 2014, Urban Heritage conference 2014.

Federation Shelves


Federation shelving from Home Office Made Easy
Melbourne and Sydney. Click here.


J. Nangle, Australian Building Practice,
Melbourne, 1900.


Miles Lewis's website
Click here for the link to Miles Lewis's website including access to his 'Australian Building: A Cultural Investigation' webpage, his 'Australian Architectural Index' and the 'Melbourne Mansions' database.
This includes access to documentation on the Sydney Supreme Court roof via DropBox.
Contact Miles Lewis for a DropBox invitation.


Christchurch Earthquake Links


Christchurch Town Hall
Warren & Mahoney, 1972
Restoration approved
11 June 2015.


Miles Warren scheme

Returning to Geo Gilbert Scott's
original unbuilt 1862 scheme.
Sir Miles Warren's cathedral design.


Warren and Mahoney scheme

Option 3, 2013.
Anglican Cathedral Conversations website.


Photo by David Wethey

Roman Catholic Cathedral, February 2011.
Photo by David Wethey NZPA.


Photo by Geoff Thomas

Canterbury Provincial Chambers.
Photo by Dr Geoff Thomas, March 2011.



  B.W. Mountfort, Canterbury Provincial Chambers, 1865, interior looking south, prior to the Christchurch Earthquake of February 2011.

The official Christchurch Recovery Plan
Click here.

Safety and Preparedness
Be Prepared for Natural Hazards, from EQC (NZ), Click here.
Area Vibes: Earthquake Safety Guide (USA), Click here.

The Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) 21-24 October 2016
The annual event exploring urban regeneration and revitalisation in Christchurch.
FESTA 2016 website, 2016 programme, 2014 programme, CityUps +.

News Updates
The Rebuild - news updates, Press.
'Inside Englefield: Owner dreams of restoring ruined Christchurch lodge', Press 12 October 2016.
'Edmonds band rotunda rebuild to cost $1.2m', Press 29 August 2016.
'Christchurch City Council looks at more 'cost effective' ways to repair Old Municipal Chambers', Press 14 August 2016.
'Public Trust Office building faces demolition after removal from heritage list', Press 15 July 2016.
'Crowd watches as Christchurch's Bridge of Remembrance reopens', Press 25 April 2016.
'Have the anchor projects anchored Christchurch's central city?', Press 20 February 2016.
'Arts Centre boss Andre Lovatt to lead Regenerate Christchurch', Press 4 December 2015.
'Christchurch's official earthquake memorial a "polarising close second"', Press 25 June 2015.
'Christchurch Convention Centre location a "mistake"', Press 21 April 2015.
'$108m needed to restore earthquake-damaged Canterbury Provincial Chambers', Press 21 April 2015.
'Christchurch's new $85m library unveiled', Press 26 March 2015.
Thoughts on a memorial, Press 15 March 2015.
'Cantabrians mark fourth anniversary of deadly quake', Press 22 February 2015.
'The Trapped: Where are they now?', Press 21 February 2015.
'1240 central Christchurch buildings demolished', Press 20 February 2015.
'Historic buildings threatened by demolition', Press 27 January 2015.
'$50m complex at McKenzie and Willis site', Press 11 December 2014.
'Replica of The Press building planned', Press 20 November 2014.

Christ Church Cathedral (Anglican)
Charlie Gates, Christ Church Cathedral plans announcement due soon Press 29 April 2016;
Lois Cairns, Fresh damage to Christ Church Cathedral to be assessed Press 15 February 2016;
Anglican Church to consider reinstating Christ Church Cathedral Press 23 December 2015;
Christ Church Cathedral: why all the fuss? Press 23 December 2015;
Tina Law, Christ Church Cathedral a "symbol of negativity" Press 30 June 2015;
Rebuilding is 'not a compromise' - Anderton Press 18 March 2015;
Sir Miles Warren design may break four-year Christ Church Cathedral deadlock Press 18 March 2015;
Sir Miles Warren's scheme Press 12 September 2014;
Court paves way for cathedral demolition Press 30 May 2014;
Retaining look of cathedral favoured Press 16 April 2014;
Hope for honest compromise over cathedral Press 8 February 2014;
NZHPT offers to mediate Press 10 January 2014;
Supreme Court rejects appeal to preserve the cathedral Press 2 December 2013;
Church historian, Colin Brown on the cathedral designs Press 17 September 2013;
Church favours modern design Press 10 September 2013; Divided Opinions Press 4 April 2013;
Sir Miles Warren scheme Press 14 March 2013; Cathedral Conversations; CERA File;
Cathedral condemned Press 2 March 2012.

Christchurch Town Hall restoration
Charlie Gates 'Christchurch Town Hall restoration contract signed' Press 9 July 2015;
Lois Cairn and Tina Lall, Christchurch Town Hall $127.5m restoration approved Press 11 June 2015;
Work could start soon on restoring the Christchurch Town Hall Press 8 June 2015;
Not a priority Press 16 July 2014;
Restoration on hold Press 9 July 2014;
To be restored Press 29 August 2013;
TV3 video; Press video.

Christchurch Dilemmas
Films and conversations.

Christchurch CBD Rebuild video 2014
Click here.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Michael Wright, 'Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament $45m four-year revamp' Press 28 May 2015;
Decision months away (2012); Jane Bowron opinion (2012); video (2011).

Canterbury Provincial Chambers.
Lois Cairns, $108m needed to restore earthquake-damaged Canterbury Provincial Chambers Press 21 April 2015;
ICOMOS New Zealand report; World Monuments Fund Watch List nomination.

Retrospective street views now available on Google Earth, Press 24 April 2014.

Peter Marshall on new Christchurch
'Future Chch: Mini-Melbourne or maxi-Ashburton?', Press 31 May 2014.

Peter Robb on new Christchurch
'Total rebuild', Sydney Morning Herald 22 March 2014.

Te Papa Otakaro / the Avon River Precinct project

The Transitional Cardboard Cathedral by Shigeru Ban
Homepage; archdaily (24 Aug 2013).

Gap Filler regeneration activities
Click here.

Songs for Christchurch CD
Click here.

LuxCity 2012
Click here.

Di Lucas on the lost rivers of Christchurch
Click here.

Lost Christchurch
Click here.

Rebuilding Christchurch
Click here.

Living in Vacant Spaces
Click here.

High Street Stories
Website on the central city precinct.

The CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive from the University of Canterbury
Click here.

Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Demolition Listings
Click here.

Rebuild (the future) Christchurch Website
Click here.

Video Tour of Central Christchurch
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) bus tour, November 2011, click here.

Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Building Fund
A special appeal has been launched to help fund the repair, restoration and strengthening of character and heritage buildings damaged during the Canterbury earthquake.
Click here.

See also the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga website.