icam Australasia

icam Australasia is a regional network of the International Confederation of Architectural Museums (icam).

icam's objectives are to:

  • Preserve the architectural record
  • Raise the quality and protection of the built environment
  • Foster the study of architectural history in the interest of future practice
  • Stimulate the public appreciation of architecture
  • Promote the exchange of information and professional expertise.

Members of icam Australasia include representatives of Australasian institutions – universities, libraries, museums and archives – holding collections of architectural, design and allied records, members of the professional body, the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), and archivists associated with architectural practices.

icam Australasia meets annually. The next meeting will be hosted by the Architecture Museum, School of Art, Architecture and Design, UniSA, on Friday 25 October 2019 at the City West campus, UniSA. The program is available HERE (294KB downloadable PDF).

For information please contact Associate Professor Christine Garnaut, Director, Architecture Museum, School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia christine.garnaut@unisa.edu.au or phone +61 8 8302 0204


Collecting Architectural Drawings: A Manual

Miles Lewis (2018) 'Collecting Architectural Drawings: A Manual' (Draft I), ICAM Australasia. (8MB downloadable PDF)

This is an advanced draft of the manual for architectural drawings conservators which is being prepared by Miles Lewis, as authorised by the 2017 icam Australasia AGM at Perth.  Comments and contributions has been sought from all members, especially on those aspects where the coverage of the states is uneven or in some cases possibly incomplete. We hope to have a draft sufficiently complete to be approved in principle at the Canberra meeting of 1-2 November, and for publication soon afterwards.  Please send comments direct to Miles at miles@mblewis.net

icam Australasia 2015 - Photograph: C.Garnaut

iCAM 2Icam Australasia 2015 - Photograph: C.Garnaut 

For further information contact

Dr Christine Garnaut, Museum Director
School of Art, Architecture and Design
University of South Australia
City West campus
Phone: +618 8302 0204

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