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Robin Boyd: The early years 1919 - 1952

posted on 22.02.2019, 04:38 by Paul Wellington
This dissertation examines Robin Boyd (1919-51), architect and writer up to the time he joined Roy Grounds and Frederick Romberg as a partner in 1953. The dissertation concentrates on his family background, training and war service which are of relevance to his writing and architectural design, and considers both the content and direction of his writing on architecture, and his early architectural design. From this it can be seen that many of the themes in his architecture and writing, particularly in The Australian Ugliness and The Great Great Australian Dream, are prefigured or fully developed by 1953 […]


Principal supervisor

Conrad Hamann

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Department of Visual Arts


Master of Arts

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Faculty of Arts

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