ACAHUCH + CCPD: Dr Bettina Schlorhaufer and Prof Alan Pert

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Theo Blankley

theo.blankley@unimelb.edu.au

    A lecture by Dr Bettina Schlorhaufer, on 'The Growing House' and antipodean émigré architects, followed by discussion between Bettina and Professor Alan Pert, Director of MSD.
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      Join Professor Alan Pert (Director, Melbourne School of Design and Member of The Australian Centre of Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage ) and Dr Bettina Schlorhaufer (Lecturer of Architectural Theory in the Arbeitsgruppe Achitekturtheorie at the Universität Innsbruck (UIBK),  to showcase her research on Martin Wagner's competition "Das wachsende Haus" (The Growing House), with entries by Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius', other proponents proposing similar schemes like Adolf Loos and Margarethe Schütte-Lihotzky, and its relation to Ernest Fooks', his own entry to the competition "Kernhaus", and the influence these sorts of competitions had on the approach to residential architecture by graduates of the Bauhaus.

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    This seminar is part of a new series between Critical and Curatorial Practices in Design, a research project led by Professor Pert, and is hosted by ACAHUCH at the Melbourne School of Design, the University of Melbourne.

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