MELMO - Modernist Architecture in Melbourne By Robin Grow

MELMO - Modernist Architecture in Melbourne By Robin Grow

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MELMO – Modernist Architecture in Melbourne is a comprehensive description of the development of Modernism in Melbourne and tells the story of the effects of the massive changes that occurred in rapidly growing post-war Melbourne. Fully illustrated ,this book targets a broad audience of readers seeking to appreciate how the city embraced and exploited modernist design in a variety of fields.

In the three decades after World War II, major changes to design, materials, and construction methods in architecture occurred as tall buildings spread across the city centre and the suburbs continued to spread. Two new universities were opened, and huge industrial precincts were developed in the outer suburbs as Melbourne became the manufacturing centre of the nation. Car ownership rocketed and freeways emerged, television arrived, and the eyes of the world focussed on Melbourne during the 1956 Olympic Games. Mass migration, generally from Europe, forever changed and improved the city. A new generation of architects emerged, applying stylish and innovative designs to housing and commercial buildings.

Author: Robin Grow

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Dimensions (cm): 13 x 18 x 2

Weight (kg):  0.675

 

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