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Building the National Museum of Australia

Building: The National Museum of Australia

A fascinating insight into one of Australia’s great architectural and cultural landmarks.

The National Museum of Australia, with its startling modern shapes and colours, light-filled open areas and wonderful views, has become an architectural landmark in the national capital, Canberra.

This book explores this remarkable building from conception to creation, and interprets some of the hidden messages that are carried in the shapes and fabric of the Museum’s inside and outside spaces. Most of all, it celebrates the Museum as a welcoming and stimulating place where Australian stories comes alive

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ISBN 9781921953170
Flexibound, 180 x 220mm, 96 pages, full colour
National Museum of Australia Press, 2015