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Patterson: Houses of Aotearoa

Patterson: Houses of Aotearoa (Hardback)

By Patterson, Andrew
Foreword by Ypma, Herbert

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In Maori culture, architecture is approached as a construction of beliefs: a building must emulate and amplify personalities, hopes and aspirations, becoming the physical expression of those who inhabit it. These ideas and others are the inspirations behind the house projects of ...New Zealand architect Andrew Patterson, who has been designing houses and civic projects in the country for over thirty years and was awarded the New Zealand Institute of Architects 2017 Gold Medal. This book showcases seventeen of Patterson's recent houses, in some of the most dramatic locations in New Zealand, from stunning seascape retreats to hillside cabins. Each house reveals how Patterson's architecture responds to the region's breathtaking landscapes to tell the story of the country's cultural history and to create a sense of place and belonging. This fully illustrated, large-format overview is interspersed with thematic sections that present Patterson's key influences and the culture and lifestyles of New Zealand more broadly, particularly Maori language, history and mythology.
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ISBN 9780500022191
Released NZ 15 Nov 2018
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Format Hardback
260 In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780500022191
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Imprint Thames & Hudson Ltd
Released 15 Nov 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Patterson, Andrew
Foreword by Ypma, Herbert
Category History of Art
Art Styles: C 1960 -
Individual Architects
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 252
Dimensions Width: 300mm
Height: 260mm
Dewey Code 720.92
Weight 1,930g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Architecture, Domestic - New Zealand, Modern movement Architecture - New Zealand
NBS Text Architecture
ONIX Text General/trade