Émigré architects and the Australian architecture establishment

Lozanovska, Mirjana and McKnight, Julia 2015, Émigré architects and the Australian architecture establishment, in SAHANZ 2015 : Architecture, Institutions and Change, Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, [Sydney, N.S.W.], pp. 351-365.

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Title Émigré architects and the Australian architecture establishment
Author(s) Lozanovska, MirjanaORCID iD for Lozanovska, Mirjana orcid.org/0000-0003-3342-5681
McKnight, Julia
Conference name Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (32nd : 2015 : Sydney, New South Wales)
Conference location Sydney, New South Wales
Conference dates 7-10 Jul. 2015
Title of proceedings SAHANZ 2015 : Architecture, Institutions and Change
Editor(s) Hogben, Paul
O'Callaghan, Judith
Publication date 2015
Series Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand v.32
Start page 351
End page 365
Total pages 16
Publisher Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand
Place of publication [Sydney, N.S.W.]
Summary The scholarship of émigré architects that arrived in Australia in the period between 1930 and 1960 has focused on developing an understanding of individual architects and their particular contribution to the discipline and profession integral to a dominant architectural historiography. Examination of how architects together form movements, aesthetic affinities, and attitudes about architecture generates an understanding of the collective dimension of the discipline, and the complexities of architectural production. Significant to the capacity of the individual émigrés architects were the opportunities gained firstly, through the network of the architecture profession and institution, and secondly with one another. On arrival, except for migrants from Britain, many émigrés faced a difficult path of migration and struggled to gain registration and thus employment in the architectural profession. What were the relationships between émigré architects and architecture’s institutional infrastructure – the institute, the university, and the profession? And how did this affect their experience of migration and resettlement, as well as their capacity for architectural production?
ISBN 9780646942988
Language eng
Field of Research 120103 Architectural History and Theory
Socio Economic Objective 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
ERA Research output type E Conference publication
Copyright notice ©2015, The Authors
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30081167

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: School of Architecture and Built Environment
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