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    DescriptionIn this follow-up to the design classic `50/60/70 Iconic Australian Houses`, Karen McCartney, founding editor of interiors magazine `Inside Out`, has compiled a selection of significant examples of Australian houses of the 1970s, 80s and 90s, each brilliantly photographed and with a depth of coverage rarely seen before. Featured architects include Richard Leplastrier, Glenn Murcutt and Wood Marsh. A detailed introduction places the period in social, historical and architectural context, before each of the selected houses is individually reviewed in an informed and engaging style. 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. `70/80/90 Iconic Australian Houses` features stunning photography by Michael Wee, both panoramic and detailed, throughout. The homes from these three decades form a significant part of Australian architectural history. Key points a much anticipated companion piece to the very successful `50/60/70 Iconic Australian Houses`, now a classic in this category and still selling well 4 years after publication. It features 15 houses designed by acclaimed architects including Richard Leplastrier, Glenn Murcutt and Wood Marsh. It offers invaluable advice for anyone wanting to capture the style of the period in their own homes.


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    Title
    Iconic Australian Houses 70/80/90
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karen McCartney
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 255 mm
    Height: 266 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 1,616 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781741968965
    ISBN 10: 1741968968
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    BISAC V2.8: ARC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET026
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AUSTRL
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    BIC subject category V2: AMKD
    BISAC V2.8: PHO001000
    Abridged Dewey: 728
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005080
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: HIS004000
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    DC23: 728.0994
    Thema V1.0: AMK
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Imprint name
    MURDOCH BOOKS
    Publication date
    21 January 2012
    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. She is now Group Editorial Director at News Magazines and this is her second book on the subject of Australian residential architecture.