“The work of European Emigré architects living and working here in Melbourne is not well known. Simon Reeves’ recent splendid publication, Gentle Modernist: The Nine Lives of Anatol Kagan, has brought attention to the work of Anatol Kagan(1913-2009). Kagan was an architect who fled Germany in 1938, arriving in Melbourne in early 1939 at the age of 25 years, and who then developed a significant architectural practice here.
This Open Day includes a selection of houses by Anatol Kagan and other Emigré architects, such as Ernest Fooks and Ernest Milston, that were built in the renowned modernist enclave of Studley Park and Kew.”
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