Author : Robyn Beaver
Description:100 Top Houses from Down Under is a collection of 100 projects from the best architects and interior designers in Australia and New Zealand. Included are; beach bachs, city apartments, country retreats, suburban homes with a twist, holiday shacks, and much more. This book is guaranteed to delight even the most jaded architectural palate. ''Down Under'' architecture is indeed unique, whether due to the astonishing ocean, mountain or landscape views, the clever use of indigenous or local materials, or inventive responses to challenges of climate and site. It is always evolving, and increasingly the worthy recipient of close international scrutiny. Presented with gorgeous color photos and plans, as well as contact details for all the architects and designers represented, 100 Top Houses from Down Under is a fabulous resource book for would-be renovators and dreamers alike.