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JJ Clark: Architect of the Australian Renaissance Andrew Dodd

JJ Clark: Architect of the Australian Renaissance

Andrew Dodd

Published June 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781742233055
Hardcover
272 pages
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Colonial architect John James Clark was 14 when he began his career, and by the age of 19 he had designed Australia’s finest Renaissance Revival building—the Melbourne Treasury. The inspiration and drama of Clarks controversial career is revealed inMoreColonial architect John James Clark was 14 when he began his career, and by the age of 19 he had designed Australia’s finest Renaissance Revival building—the Melbourne Treasury. The inspiration and drama of Clarks controversial career is revealed in this fascinating biography of the architectural master whose designed some of the most beautiful buildings in Australia and New Zealand over more than six decades: Melbourne’s Government House, City Baths, and Royal Mint as well as the Treasury Building in Brisbane and the Auckland Town Hall. Including original plans, elevations, and previously unpublished sketches, this record celebrates a man once described as “Australia’s greatest architect.”