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A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring look at our rich history of inventive architecture—Tim Ross, presenter of ABC TV’s Designing a Legacy

Davina Jackson delights with characteristic clarity in this splendidly encyclopedic celebration of Aussie architecture—Peter Murray, chair, New London Architecture

At last! A timely, comprehensive and elegant history of how and why Australians built the way they did. This book gleams with insights into the buildings that shape our lives—Emeritus Professor Grace Karskens, author of The Colony

Long overdue: a comprehensive and riveting history of Australian architecture—Luigi Rosselli, architect

Davina Jackson has produced an impressive and exhaustive survey that contributes greatly to the understanding and appreciation of Australian architecture—Karen McCartney, author of Iconic Australian Houses

A remarkable book; congratulations, Davina. A must-read for every lover of Australian design—Raj Nandan, Chairman and CEO, Indesign Media Asia/Pacific.

A major and welcome contribution to the history of Australian architecture—Professor Julie Willis, University of Melbourne Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning (The Sydney Morning Herald).

There’s no doubt it is a very worthy successor to J. M. Freeland’s Architecture in Australia—Peter Johnson, heritage architect.

A very important and well written work—Tone Wheeler, architect and commentator (Architecture & Design).

Highly detailed and superbly researched… Davina Jackson is a spirited authority on her subject—Prue Miller, design writer (Daily Telegraph).