Robin Boyd: A Life (Miegunyah Press, Series 2)

by Geoffrey Serle
Robin Boyd: A Life (Miegunyah Press, Series 2)
ISBN 0522846696
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    Geoffrey Serle
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    Robin Boyd: A Life (Miegunyah Press, Series 2)
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Robin Boyd, gifted architect, writer, teacher and social commentator, was the leading Australian propagandist for the International Modern Movement in architecture. The suburban home was often a focus of his thinking, writing and criticism. In his most popular and controversial book, The Australian Ugliness (1960), he scourged prevailing tastes in both architecture and popular culture. Boyd was a very private man who left few personal letters or records. In this highly acclaimed and beautifully-illustrated book Geoffrey Serle writes predominantly about Boyd's work and public activities, allowing key selections from Boyd's writings to reveal the inner man.

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