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Book Launch: Architecture through Drawing


Join us at The Architect's Bookshop on Tuesday 3 December, from 6:30pm, to celebrate the Australian launch of Architecture through Drawing, the latest publication from the UK's Drawing Matters and Lund Humphries. Architecture through Drawing examines how drawing – as both action and object – encapsulates complex ideas relating to culture, technology, space and the built environment. Bringing together an array of beautiful and rarely seen drawings dating from the sixteenth century to the present day, all representing different geographical locations, techniques, methodologies and purposes, the book defines a new field for the subject of the drawing in architecture. It reveals the...

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Sydney Architecture Festival: Karen McCartney Book Launch


As a part of the 2019 Sydney Architecture Festival, The Architect's Bookshop is hosting three exciting events with local architects, designers and authors. On Thursday 14 November from 6:30pm we will be joined by Karen McCartney to launch her new book Iconic: Modern Australian Houses 1950-2000. This book showcases, in a fresh, new and collectible edition, the best residential projects from the previously published works 50/60/70 and 70/80/90 and which formed successful exhibitions shown at the Museum of Sydney. Completely redesigned in a new format, with revised introduction, this classic will find audiences both new to and familiar with the gems of Australian...

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Sydney Architecture Festival: Philip Thalis on Housing Affordability in Sydney


As a part of the 2019 Sydney Architecture Festival, The Architect's Bookshop is hosting three exciting events with local architects, designers and authors. On Wednesday 13 November from 6:30pm we will be joined by Councillor and Professor Philip Thalis who will talk about housing affordability in relation to Sydney. Councillor Professor Philip Thalis BSc (Arch) B Arch (Hons) - Syd Univ, CEAA Arch Urb - Paris-Belleville, is a Registered Architect ARAIA, with 30 years’ experience in the design of public space, urban design, multiple housing, infrastructure and heritage adaptation. First elected to Council in 2016, Philip is currently Deputy Chair of the...

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Sydney Architecture Festival: Affordable Housing Sydney Map Launch


As a part of the 2019 Sydney Architecture Festival, The Architect's Bookshop is hosting three exciting events with local architects, designers and authors. On Tuesday 12 November from 6:30pm we will be celebrating the launch of the Affordable Housing Sydney: Architecture Guide Map This new architecture guide map by Dr Michael Zanardo and Dr Noni Boyd brings together for the first time Sydney’s rich but relatively unknown built history of affordable housing. From terraces to towers, each of the selected inner-city affordable housing projects spanning the last century is located and recorded chronologically with recognition for the delivery body and...

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Sean Godsell: Houses


Sean Godsell, the globally celebrated pioneer of Australian 'bush minimalism', is celebrating 25 years of private practice in 2019. To coincide with this milestone, Sean Godsell: Houses looks at the architect's achievements in residential architecture. Richly illustrated with photographs and hand-drawn plans, this book also includes an essay from Godsell himself and an introduction from Philip Goad. Available October$100.00  

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