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Experiments in Modern Living

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Experiments in Modern Living
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Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN-13: 9781921862700
Number of pages: 232

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When a group of brilliant young scientists arrived in Australia's national capital after World War II to take up leading roles in the establishment of national research institutions, they commissioned Australia's leading architects to design their private houses. The houses that resulted from these unique collaborations rejected previous architectural styles and wholeheartedly embraced modernist ideologies and aesthetics.

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