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The encyclopedia of Australian architecture

Author: Philip Goad; Julie Willis
Publisher: Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Behind the iconic images of Australian homesteads, beach houses and the billowing sails of the Sydney Opera House lies a rich and enthralling history of how Australians have responded to natural and urban environments, and in turn shaped Australian culture and society. The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture is the first major work of reference to be published on Australian architecture. This magnificent book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Goad; Julie Willis
ISBN: 9780521888578 0521888573
OCLC Number: 771062646
Description: xxxvi, 796 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 33 cm
Responsibility: edited by Philip Goad and Julie Willis.

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This book documents Australian architecture from indigenous beginnings to colonial, modern and contemporary eras. With over 1000 entries from 200 contributors, and 500 photographs and drawings, The  Read more...

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