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Description - The Writings of Walter Burley Griffin by Dustin H. Griffin

Walter Burley Griffin (1876-1937) was a distinguished modernist American architect, landscape architect and town planner. His work attracted world-wide attention in 1912 when he won the international competition to design a new capital city for Australia. Griffin was also a prolific lecturer and writer. In this edition, his 71 pieces of writing have been thematically categorised under ten headings to reflect the variety and interrelations of his professional interests: Canberra; Town and Campus Planning; Residential Communities; Designing the House; Building the House; Landscape Architecture; Public Buildings; India; Architecture and Politics and the Future of Architecture. At a time when Griffin's design for Canberra has attracted renewed attention, this canon of his work provides unparalleled access to his thinking about architecture and town planning.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521897136
ISBN-10: 0521897130
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 250mm x 42mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dustin H. Griffin

Dustin Griffin is Professor of English at New York University. He is the author of six books on 17th- and 18th- century literature. He is the grandnephew of Walter Burley Griffin.

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