Shifting Views: Selected Essays on the Architectural History of Australia and New Zealand

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Andrew Leach, Antony Moulis, Nicole Sully
Macmillan, 2008 - Architecture - 227 pages
A selection of the best essays on Australian and New Zealand architectural history. From an initial meeting of a small group of architects in 1984, the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) conference has become one of the key architectural history conferences internationally. Shifting Viewsdraws together a selection of the most outstanding writing from this conference, with essays from such diverse thinkers as Judith Brine, Joan Kerr, Miles Lewis, Sarah Treadwell, Philip Goad, Julie Willis and Mike Austin. Shifting Viewsshows us how architectural history has been made and revised, giving us a glimpse of the means by which our past becomes our history. These essays capture some of the most illuminating debates of our time.
 

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Contents

Why Architects Should Not Write Architectural History 1984
23
The View from the Government House Verandah 1988
48
Some Houses of the Thirties by Marshall Clifton 190375
61
The Imperial Technology Cringe 1996
81
Missionary Architectural Practice in NineteenthCentury
95
PostEuropean and Indigenous Architectural Histories in Aotearoa
112
Federation Style and Australian Architectural History 2000
132
Untold Stories of PostModern Architecture
156
Limits of Mutual Recognition 2004
178
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About the author (2008)

Andrew Leach is the coeditor of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand journal, Fabrications, and the author of Campus Confessions: Architecture and the Central Institute of Technology, Frederick H. Newman: Lectures on Architecture, and Manfredo Tafuri: Choosing History. Antony Moulis is head of the architecture department at the University of Queensland. Nicole Sully is a lecturer in architecture at the University of Queensland.

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