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Chasing the Sky: 20 Stories of Women in Architecture
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Dean Dewhirst
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Chasing the Sky: 20 Stories of Women in Architecture

Dean Dewhirst


9780995382503

Maverick House


Art & Architecture;
Architecture;
Residential buildings, domestic buildings;
History of architecture;
Gender studies: women


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Chasing the Sky is a book that showcases twenty of Australia's leading women inarchitecture.

Chasing the Sky is the second book in the '20 Stories' series, with each edition featuringdifferent aspects of the architecture industry. In Chasing the Sky the concentrated voice ofsome of Australia's most dynamic practitioners, and their substantial projects, compel us tostrive for just such possibility for equitable and vital architectural careers in our immediatereach. Distilled in this volume is a palpable sense of women at work in architecture, of the joys andchallenges for a creative profession and the culture of making. Common themes and questions run across the volume to reveal commonalities and differences. We hear varied views on education, craft and technology; on collaboration and inventive processes; on formative influences and entrepreneurship, and; on the relationship between architecture and society. As acclaimed individuals and as a diverse collective, they offer an incisive glimpse into the richness of contemporary Australian architecture, of the spirit that galvanises the profession and cultivates its future buoyancy.

By:   Dean Dewhirst
Imprint:   Maverick House
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 285mm,  Width: 220mm, 
ISBN:   9780995382503
ISBN 10:   0995382506
Series:   20 Stories
Publication Date:   July 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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