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Title: Private Murcutt. "Glenn Murcutt: Buildings + Projects 1962-2003" by Françoise Fromonot (trans Charlotte Ellis). [review]
Authors: Reed, Dimity
Keywords: Australian
Book Reviews
Publishing
Dimity Reed
architecture
Tuscany
American
New York
Alvar Aalto Medal
Richard Neutra Award for Architecture and Teaching
Thomas Jefferson Medal for Architecture
Pritzker Architecture Prize
Sydney
France
French foreign office
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DFAT
Venice Biennale
Magney House
Bingie Point
Fredericks House
Jamberoo
NSW
New South Wales
Francoise
Issue Date: Mar-2004
Publisher: Australian Book Review
Citation: Reed, Dimity 2004. Private Murcutt. Review of "Glenn Murcutt: Buildings + Projects 1962-2003" by Françoise Fromonot (trans Charlotte Ellis). 'Australian Book Review', No 259, March, 24-25.
Series/Report no.: No. 259
Abstract: "Buildings + Projects 1962–2003" is an updated version of the author’s "Glenn Murcutt: Works & Projects" (1995). It adds ten new buildings and projects to the twenty-three selected for the first book. And it is a beautiful production: the typeface is clear and the photography remarkable. Each page is a delight. The text relates exactly to the photographs and drawings, so there is no confusion about the relationship of description to illustration. While these may seem to be essential components, and not worthy of comment, that is far from the case with books on architecture. Confusion often reigns, to the detriment of clarity. It is extraordinary that the book designer wasn’t credited, nor any of the photographers.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/839
ISSN: 0155-2854
Appears in Collections:No 259 - March, 2004

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