Logo

Experiments in Modern Living

Large book cover: Experiments in Modern Living

Experiments in Modern Living
by

Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN-13: 9781921862700
Number of pages: 232

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Art, Design and Visual ThinkingArt, Design and Visual Thinking
by - Cornell University
An introduction to visual arts and design that stresses the components of visual thinking and visual language underlying design and the fine arts. It serves students with a wide range of experience, no background is needed, no special skills.
(10409 views)
Book cover: Illustrated History of FurnitureIllustrated History of Furniture
by - Truslove & Hanson
An overview of the decorative furniture and woodwork, from the earliest period until the present time. Illustrations are arranged in chronological order, and the descriptions are explanatory of the historical changes which have affected the furniture.
(11027 views)
Book cover: Hand-Book of Wood EngravingHand-Book of Wood Engraving
by - Lee and Shepard Publishers
Practical instruction in the art for persons wishing to learn without an instructor. The book contains a description of tools and apparatus used, explaining the manner of engraving various classes of work. A history of the art is also given.
(11050 views)
Book cover: Principles of Decorative DesignPrinciples of Decorative Design
by - Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.
My object in writing this work has been that of aiding in the art-education of those who seek a knowledge of ornament as applied to our industrial manufactures. I have aimed at giving the knowledge in a simple and intelligible manner.
(5066 views)