“This competition for Newcastle is to produce a design in harmony with the opportunities and constraints upon the site; realistic and capable of implementation by the Council; enriching to the urban fabric of the city in contemporary terms yet recapturing the flavour of Newcastle’s illustrious past.”
On Sunday 13 November 2016 the Crime & punishment Walk and Radical Newcastle walks were held in Newcastle. These pilot walks are an initiative of The Centre of 21st Century Humanities and Global Newcastle Network, supported by UON Library’s Cultural Collection. The walks were developed and led by UON historians Dr Nancy Cushing and Dr … More Walking Tours- Living Newcastle’s History
We are very pleased to be able to provide public online access to Kenneth D. Charlton’s The Architecture of High Street Maitland (1961). It is a history of the architecture and architects of High Street, Maitland, New South Wales (Australia) completed in 1961 as an Architectural Science and Research Thesis for the Architecture Diploma Course … More The Architecture of High Street Maitland (1961) by K.D. Charlton
We are honoured to present a new digital scan of Leslie Reedman’s 1956 Thesis on the work of Frederick Menkens (1855-1910) in Newcastle. The entire thesis can be downloaded from the University of Newcastle’s Content Pro site here: http://encore.newcastle.edu.au/iii/cpro/DigitalItemViewPage.external?lang=eng&sp=1008053 or here: The Work of Frederick B. Menkens Architect 1855-1910 by Les Reedman (1956) (18MB … More The Work of Frederick B. Menkens Architect 1855-1910 by Les Reedman (1956)
Look out for the launch of an exciting new exhibition at the Newcastle Museum entitled Reconstructing Victorian Newcastle which will run from the 6 November 2012 – 9 December 2012. The link to the Museum’s page is here: http://www.newcastlemuseum.com.au/exhibitions/special-exhibitions/reconstructing-victorian-newcastle/reconstructing-victorian-newcastle The Exhibition features the project work of Dr Tessa Morrison, who is a senior lecturer and … More Ghosts of Victorian Newcastle Come Alive
One of our final year Master of Architecture students Mr Andrew Cavill has, for the past year, been working on a design for an iconic interpretation, discovery and learning centre at the Coal River Heritage Precinct in Newcastle East. ‘The Midden’, as it has been called, officially went on Exhibition this week. On behalf of … More ‘The Midden’ is Launched
All are welcome to attend an exhibition of designs by 2009 final year architecture students. The Invitation flyer for [In Transit] University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009 is above and the event is to be launched Friday November 13th 2009 at 6pm (for 6.30pm) at the Architecture Design Studio University of Newcastle. Of … More Launch of Coal River Interpretive Centre Design “The Midden”
Andrew Cavill is a 5th Year Architecture student at the University of Newcastle that has chosen to design an interpretative centre for the Coal River Heritage Precinct as his final year project.