A fully illustrated photographic collection of award winning homes from the last century of Australian design and architecture, from the first competition won by the governors wife. Featuring many well-known architects and firms, homes of the prime ministers, archbishops and other notable individuals, and including houses that introduced construction techniques and styles that progressed the field. Full of illustrations, photos, plans and featuring a guided history of each house, providing context and theme. Carefully constructed by housing historian, Tim Reeves.
Tim Reeves graduated from the University of Adelaide with first-class honours, majoring in History and Politics. He has worked for the ACT and Commonwealth governments, and has previously published academic articles, journalism, poetry and puzzles. His first book, 100 Canberra Houses,co-authored with Alan Roberts, was a huge undertaking, covering the first hundred years of architecture in Canberra, and produced in celebration of the centennary of Australias capital city. He currently resides in South Australia.
Introduction Government House, Sydney Minister’s Dwelling Government House, Melbourne Model Farm House Grace Park Villas Kensington Houses Archbishop Dunne’s Residence Adelaide Workmen’s Homes Scarfe Cottage Homes Mountain Bungalow Australian Home Suburban Residence Seaside Cottage Daceyville Garden Suburb Cottages Model Cottage Workmen’s Dwellings Farm Dwelling Ideal Home Returned Soldier’s Home Ideal Homes Ideal Homes Residences at Canberra Australian Homes Models Ideal Cottage Three Types of Residences Model Homes Western Homes Model Homes Ideal Homes Centenary Homes Australian Homes from Australian Forests Timber Homes No. 1 Houses Fishermen’s Bend Garden City Scheme Westmead Housing Scheme Tomorrow’s Timber-framed Asbestos-cement Home The Sun Post-war Homes The Sydney Morning Herald Homes Design House Design Family Home The Herald Ideal Home Plywood Exhibition House Small Homes Australian Family Home VIIth British Empire and Commonwealth Games Village Homes Today’s Home Everyman’s Timber Home Timber Trend Home of 1963 Timber Design Home Single Stage House Two Stage House Group Housing House of the Future Small Homes Service House News Home of the Year Cluster Housing Two Stage House Design Design for a Small Home 1966 Besser Home Concrete House Project Houses The Welcome Home SEC Group Housing Housing Houses for the Seventies System-built House House of the Seventies Metabolic House Centenary Prize Home Low-energy House Index of Architects Image Sources Acknowledgements
* New book from author of highly successful 100 Canberra Houses. * Highly detailed floor plans of famous buildings. * Modern and colonial designs feature. * Steady social media campaign leading up to release through several platforms (facebook, instagram, twitter), radio interviews, press releases.