Book: Australia Modern - Architecture, Landscape & Design 1925-1975
The essential text on Australian modernism, featuring 100 significant site examples by Australia’s most revered architects, rich archival imagery and expert essays exploring how modernism has shaped Australian society. From the Sydney Opera House and the National Gallery of Victoria to sought-after homes across the country, the pervasive presence of modernism is inescapable in Australia. Led by the likes of Robin Boyd, Harry Seidler and Walter Burley Griffin, modernist architects and designers set out to rebuild at all scales, from vast infrastructure projects, to public health and education institutions, to new centres of culture, consumption and leisure.
Hannah Lewi is a professor of architecture at the University of Melbourne. She is a co-director of the Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage and current deputy chair of DOCOMOMO Australia. Philip Goad is Chair of Architecture, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and co-director of Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage.
- Published 2019
- 335 pages
- Dimensions 24.7 x 31.2 cm