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    DescriptionIn Iconic Australian Houses 50/60/70: Three decades of domestic architecture, Karen McCartney presents 15 significant examples of homes spanning from the 1950s to the 1970s, each designed by a different architect and reflecting the influences of Lloyd Wright, Gropius and Mies Van Der Rohe on the design of the time. In each example the relationship between the architect and owner is discussed, as is the linking of the building to its site, materials and architectural detailing. The author has interviewed many architects and owners for their personal insights. Each study includes a feature on the interior decoration and a discussion of designers and manufacturers of iconic furniture, fittings and fabrics. Iconic Australian Houses features stunning photography, both panoramic and detailed, throughout. The homes from these three decades form a significant part of Australian architectural history and this book is a timely reminder of the need to preserve them as cultural artefacts.


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    Title
    Iconic Australian Houses 50/60/70
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karen McCartney
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 255 mm
    Height: 266 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,328 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781743360798
    ISBN 10: 1743360797
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJP
    BISAC V2.8: ARC003000
    BIC subject category V2: AMKD, 3JJP, 1MBF
    DC23: 728.370994
    Publisher
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Imprint name
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Publication date
    10 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Millers Point
    Author Information
    Karen McCartney has a wealth of experience in the areas of art, design and style, spanning 20 years and several continents. After gaining an honours degree in the History of Art and English from University College, London, Karen's first job was on British magazine Art Monthly. She has written for, among other titles, British Elle Decoration and The Financial Times. In Australia, Karen edited Marie Claire Lifestyle before becoming founding editor of interiors magazine Inside Out. Karen is also the editor of Emporium and lives in Sydney.