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Built Perth: Discovering Perth's Iconic Architecture

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9781925815498

Elliot Langdon, Tom McKendrick

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Western Australian architecture and history come together with beautiful illustrations in this guide to Perth's iconic buildings.

From convicts building their own prison to an arena inspired by an 'unsolvable' puzzle, discover the quirky stories behind some of Perth's most notable architecture. Featuring beautiful illustrations of 50 of Perth's most iconic historic and contemporary buildings, this handy, informative curated guidebook is the perfect companion with which to explore the city's architectural history, from its colonial roots through to recent innovative designs that have garnered international acclaim.

Perfect for visitors and locals alike, Built- Perth is a reminder to look up, and discover the tales behind the familiar facades and hidden gems of our built environment.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘It is these little gems of information and gossip that make this book about Perth architecture so fascinating to those not in the trade.’ Subiaco Post

'This is a great little book about some of Perth’s finest buildings. Yep, we’ve lost too many in our wayward quest for modernism and so-call progress, but there are still some rippers out there.' Starfish

About the Authors:
Elliot Langdon was born in Perth and has a Master of Architecture from the University of Western Australia. He currently works as an architecture graduate at a Perth-based firm on medium- to large-scale projects in the education, retail, commercial and hospitality sectors.
Tom McKendrick hails from the north of England and has a degree in architecture from Northumbria University. He worked in various architectural practices in Perth before turning his attention towards his lifelong passion of illustration and graphic design. He now runs his own company, TMK Graphics, based in Fremantle.

Features

ISBN 9781925815498
Publisher Fremantle Press
Published 2019
Format Hardback
Number of pages 112
Dimensions H 18.6cm x W 18.7cm x D 1.5cm

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