Homes in the Sky: Apartment Living in Australia
Focusing on apartment buildings in Australia, this comprehensive study includes essays by prominent Australian architects discussing how apartment buildings, from public housing to luxury high-rises, have transformed cities’ social structure, urban environment, and architectural character. This in-depth look at the history of apartment buildings in Australia reports on how cities are being remade by an unprecedented apartment-building boom, shows the American influences evident in Australian architecture, and includes photographs and line drawings of many well-known and sought-after apartment buildings by architects whose work has reached iconic status.
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A century of controversy
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