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Robin Boyd

Serle, Geoffrey.

Robin Boyd

a life

by Serle, Geoffrey.

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boyd, Robin.,
  • Architects -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • International style (Architecture) -- Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-353) and index.

    StatementGeoffrey Serle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1605.B69 S47 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 p. :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20736418M
    ISBN 100522847420
    OCLC/WorldCa38390591

    Book Description. Australian architect Robin Boyd (–) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian architects so that there could be an architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way forward for architecture particularly in relationship to the landscapes they. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Named Person: Robin Boyd; Robin Boyd: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Serle.

      This edition is complemented by Robin Boyd’s original sketches for the book and a new afterword by major contemporary architects—John Denton, Philip Goad and Geoffrey London. Robin Boyd is arguably Australia’s most influential architect. From the late s Boyd wrote extensively about the importance of design in inexpensive housing.1/5(1). Fifty years after its first publication, Robin Boyd's bestselling The Australian Ugliness remains the definitive statement on how we live and think in the environments we create for ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages.

    This edition is complemented by Robin Boyd's original sketches for the book and a new afterword by major contemporary architects: John Denton, Philip Goad and Geoffrey London. Robin Boyd is arguably Australia's most influential architect. From the late s Boyd wrote extensively about the importance of design in inexpensive : Robin Boyd. History is full of many curious things but no eternal verities. Since what was written in the past, however, is often taken to be profoundly prescient in retrospect, no doubt some will read the 50th anniversary edition of Robin Boyd's The Australian Ugliness as a book crammed with insights for us today on the subject of its principal theme - the "visual squalor" of our cities, towns and : The West Australian.


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