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Introduction: Australian Idiom by Barry Bergdoll * Timeline 1925-75 * Australia Modern Health & Children * Education * Houses & Housing * City & Suburb * Work & War * Emigres & Exchange * Interiors * A Nation at Play

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The essential text on Australian modernism, featuring 100 significant site examples by Australia's most revered architects, rich archival imagery and expert essays exploring how modernism has shaped Australian society.

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Hannah Lewi is a professor of architecture at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include modern and Australian architecture, new and old media for history and heritage, and heritage and conservation theory. She is a co-director of the Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage and current deputy chair of DOCOMOMO Australia. Philip Goad is Chair of Architecture, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and co-director of Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage. He is co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2012) and co-author of An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65 (2017).

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From private homes to civic institutions, Australia Modern documents the buildings that have helped inform and shape the Australian experience. A must for every designer coffee table! * The Design Files *
An important historical record of homegrown Modernism * Belle *
This book constitutes an admirable retelling of the story of Australian modernism. * Houses *
If you're a clean-cut modernism fan - think Seidler, Burley Griffin and Boyd - this is a must-have guide to our most interesting houses. * Inside Out *

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