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The Resource Gold Coast : city and architecture, Andrew Leach

Gold Coast : city and architecture, Andrew Leach

Label
Gold Coast : city and architecture
Title
Gold Coast
Title remainder
city and architecture
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Leach
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Gold Coast is Australia's most rapidly changing city - regularly compared to Miami and Las Vegas for its embrace of bad taste and the good life; and with Dubai for its sudden moments of high-rise assuredness and seeming lack of restraint in either the ambitions of building or their manifestations. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this book offers the first comprehensive history of the city and its architecture, documenting its rise from a series of seaside villages in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to the present-day city, set to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Considering city plans, architectural works, landscape formations and modes of inhabitation over the time in which the Gold Coast has been peopled, it considers the role of architecture in carrying the city forward. Its main focus is on the contemporary city and the conditions that have given rise to its character - high rise, bad taste and skewed towards the beach edge. Including oral histories from a prominent local elder, it also documents the history of indigenous habitation
Dewey number
720.99432
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Gold Coast : city and architecture, Andrew Leach
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
1.To the Gold Coast! -- 2.Under the Surface -- 3.River Bound -- 4.On the Beach -- 5.Gold on the Sand -- 6.City of Types -- 7.Vegas in Paradise -- 8.A Profession Organised -- 9.Community Planning -- 10.The City Away from it All
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9781848222298
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs
Publisher number
  • 9781848222298COR
  • 1848222297COR
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Gold Coast : city and architecture, Andrew Leach
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
1.To the Gold Coast! -- 2.Under the Surface -- 3.River Bound -- 4.On the Beach -- 5.Gold on the Sand -- 6.City of Types -- 7.Vegas in Paradise -- 8.A Profession Organised -- 9.Community Planning -- 10.The City Away from it All
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9781848222298
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs
Publisher number
  • 9781848222298COR
  • 1848222297COR
Specific material designation
regular print

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