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Beyond architecture : Marion Mahony and Walter Burley Griffin : America, Australia, India / edited by Anne Watson
Bib ID 1895988
Format BookBook
Description Haymarket, N.S.W. : Powerhouse Publishing, 1998 
191 p. : ill. (some col.), ports, plans (some col.) ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 1863170685
Summary

"Walter Burley Griffin is best known in Australia for his connection with the design of the national capital, Canberra. Beyond architecture reveals the place of Walter Burley Griffin and his wife Marion Mahony, both as a couple and as individuals, in architectural and design history. Eminent authors from Australia and North America discuss the remarkable careers and lives of these two fascinating architects. They take us on a professional and spiritual journey from the Griffins' years in the office of Frank Lloyd Wright in turn-of-the-century Chicago and successful independent practice in North America, to Australia in their pursuit of an ideal civic democracy, and finally to a revitalised practice in India, dramatically cut short by Walter's untimely death in 1937."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Griffin Chronology
  • Chicago 1900: The Griffins Come of Age / Paul Kruty
  • Marion Mahony as Originator of Griffin's Mature Style: Fact or Myth? / Paul Sprague
  • Marion Mahony: A Larger than Life Presence / Anna Rubbo
  • Spirituality and Symbolism in the Work of the Griffins / James Weirick
  • The Landscape Art of Walter Burley Griffin / Christopher Vernon
  • Dreams of Equity, 1911-1924 / Jeffrey Turnbull
  • The Inside Story: Furniture and Lighting / Anne Watson
  • Creating a Modern Architecture for India / Paul Kruty
  • Pyrmont Incinerator and its Precedents / Peter Y. Navaretti
 
Notes

Published in conjunction with the exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, from 7 July 1998 for approx. 9 months.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index.

Subjects Griffin, Marion Mahony, - 1871-1961.  |  Griffin, Walter Burley, - 1876-1937.  |  Architecture, Modern - 20th century.  |  Architects - Biography.
Other authors/contributors Watson, Anne (Anne Jeanette)  |  Powerhouse Museum

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