Australia's Home

Australia's Home : Its Origins, Builders and Occupiers

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Since its first publication by Melbourne University Press "Australia's home" has been in constant demand. The author summarizes his story, from 1788 to 1960, as "a material triumph and an aesthetic calamity". Readers have thoroughly enjoyed the combination of informative detail and quiet humour, and the architectural features of a house, a street, or a suburb, which have up till now been simply "different", gain an added interest and significance.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 255 pages
  • 119 x 183 x 27mm | 240g
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • line sketches
  • 0522843581
  • 9780522843583

About Robin Boyd

Robin Boyd lived for architecture but he was also a gifted writer, teacher and social commentator. The sentiments he expressed in his writing made him one of Australia s liveliest social critics. Boyd s unexpected death at the age of fifty-two is still a matter of controversy and distress.
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