Veranda: Embracing Place
Examines the origins of the veranda in North Africa, Portugal and India and the variant forms in North America and the Caribbean, before concentrating on the veranda in Australia - its architectural development and role.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 210 x 275mm
- 28 Oct 1992
- HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
- Angus & Robertson
- Pymble, NSW, Australia
- 60 colour plates, 90 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index
Table of contents
Part 1 Origins: the secrect verandas of Calicut; the stationary tent; democracy's front porch; framing the prospect. Part 2 The Australian veranda: early shade verandas; picturesque verandas; an Australian veranda style; the free-and-easy world of the veranda; the abode of genius. Part 3 Embracing place: befriending immensity; the death of the European identity; things becoming; "this is we". Appendices: the world veranda; veranda climbers.