Written by Elliot Langdon and Tom McKendrick
How often do you look up and take notice of the buildings that surround you?
Although a relatively young city, Perth in Western Australia has a rich architectural history filled with visionary architects and iconic designs. From hard times in the fledgling colony to modern innovations changing the way we live and work, every building has a story to tell.
Through beautiful graphic illustrations and captivating histories, Built Perth uncovers the stories behind 50 of Perth’s most fascinating and beautiful buildings. It is a welcome reminder that the built environment is more than just the place where people live – it is a reflection of who they are.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘It is these little gems of information and gossip that make this book about Perth architecture so fascinating to those not in the trade.’ Subiaco Post
'This is a great little book about some of Perth’s finest buildings. Yep, we’ve lost too many in our wayward quest for modernism and so-call progress, but there are still some rippers out there.' Starfish
'… an important map of and reflection on the advances in Western Australian architecture and the state more broadly.' Limina
Large Format Illustrated
(180 x 180mm)
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