Cities of Hope:Remembering/Rehearsed
Hamann, Conrad
9780500500347

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With over 700 pages, this is a rigorous survey of the works of an internationally-respected RAIA Gold Medal-winning Australian architectural practice Exhaustive in scope, rich in imagery, drawings and text making it a valuable comprehensive resource for architecture and design practitioners, academics and students as well as theatre and production professionals Offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look into theatre production Features a unique ‘flip cover’ and light, high-gloss paper stock with vibrant graphics, with references to current trends in architectural publication publishing


Paperback
297 x 210 mm
704 Pages
Colour Images Throughout
9780500500347
Thames and Hudson Australia
Published: Wed 1, Aug, 2012
Price (AUD) $70.00
Item Description
Cities of Hope Remembered/Rehearsed tells the story of a life lived through architecture and design. Drawing on the success of the critically acclaimed Cities of Hope, this long-awaited publication includes a facsimile of the highly prized original book, a complete catalogue of new architectural works and reflects on Edmond & Corrigan’s extraordinary contribution to Australian architectural culture. In addition, this volume includes a comprehensive showcase of ‘never-before-published’ theatre works along with archival letters, articles and rare reflections on a rich and diverse career. Designed by Stuart Geddes of Chase & Galley with Peter Corrigan, Cities of Hope Remembered/Rehearsed is the antitheses of the ubiquitous, glossy ‘coffee table’ architecture book. Instead, it delivers an inspiring and rigorous survey of the works of this internationally respected RAIA Gold Medal winning Australian architectural practice. A valuable resource and collectors’ item for students, practitioners and all those engaged with a passion for design.

About the Author

Conrad Hamann taught architectural history at Monash University for 25 years. He currently works as visiting lecturer and studio critic in the School of Architecture, RMIT University, and is a senior associate with Lovell Chen, architects and heritage consultants. He wrote the first edition of Cities of Hope (1993) and co-authored, Kevin Borland (2007), which won the Bates Smart Award for Architectural Writing and recently contributed to the Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2011).