Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture by Davina Jackson

By Davina Jackson

Douglas Burrage Snelling (1916–85) used to be certainly one of Britain’s major emigré architects and architects. Born in Kent and proficient in New Zealand, he grew to become one in all Australia’s prime mid-century architects, of luxurious apartments and advertisement constructions, and a trend-setting dressmaker of furnishings, interiors and landscapes. this can be the 1st accomplished examine of Snelling’s pan-Pacific lifestyles, works and trans-disciplinary value. It presents a serious exam of this debatable modernist, revealing him to be a colorful and proficient protagonist who led antipodean interpretations of yank, specifically Wrightian and southern Californian, structure, layout and way of life innovations.?

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