Veranda: Embracing Place

Veranda: Embracing Place

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 210 x 275mm
  • HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Angus & Robertson
  • Pymble, NSW, Australia
  • 60 colour plates, 90 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index
  • 0207169284
  • 9780207169281

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.show more