Gunyah, Goondie + Wurley: The Aboriginal Architecture of Australia
Debunking the inaccurate popular notions of early Aboriginal architecture and settlement, this lavish volume explores the range and complexity of Aboriginal-designed structures, spaces, and territories, from minimalist shelters to permanent houses and villages. As a framework for ongoing debate and research on Aboriginal lifestyles and cultural heritage, the book additionally features a brief overview of post-1970 collaborative architecture between white Australian architects and Aboriginal clients, as well as an introduction to the work of the first Aboriginal graduates of university-based courses in architecture.
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LIST OF BOXES
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NYATUNYATJARA BAND
WESTERN VICTORIAN TIMBERFRAMED DOMES
THE ENCLOSED WILTJA MIMILI VILLAGE
STURTS MYSTERY OF THE MINIDOMES
SYMBOLISM AND MEANING
ETHNOARCHITECTURE OF THE KIMBERLEY REGION
THE WILCANNIA TOWN CAMPS
OF ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIA
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