Federal Capital Domestic Architecture


Federal Capital Domestic Architecture

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 A select list of resources

 

 

Books and Journals

Aalders, Julian
Heritage Study : the Federal Capital Commission houses of Reid (unpublished),
ACTHL Location:  H 728.37 AALD

ACT Planning Authority
Guidelines for residential development Forrest/Red Hill/Deakin/Griffith historic areas, 1994.
ACTHL Location:  H 711.58 ACTP
REQUEST BOOK      Charlton, Ken
Federal Capital Architecture : Canberra 1911-1939, 2002.
ACTHL Location:  H 720.9947 CHAR

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Conner, James Rex
A guide to Canberra buildings, 1970
ACTHL Location:  H 720.9947 CONN
Federal Capital Commission
Canberra : general notes for the information of public servants, 1926 (1996 facsimile)
ACTHL Location:  H 919.47 CANB

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Fitzgerald, Alan
Canberra in two centuries:  a pictorial history, 1987
ACTHL Location:  H 994.71 FITZ
Freeman, Peter (ed.)
The Early Canberra House : living in Canberra 1911-1933, 1996.
ACTHL Location:  H 728.099471 EARL
Greig, Alistair and Reid, Paul
The accommodation of growth : Canberra's growing pains 1945-1955  and  How the Canberra camel got its hump : the departmental board's plan, its origins and consequences, 1996.
ACTHL Location:  H 363.5099471 GREI
Gugler, Ann
Canberra's construction camps, early houses, 2001.
ACTHL Location:  H 994.71 CANB

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Pegrum, Roger
The bush capital : how Australia chose Canberra as its federal city, 1983.
ACTHL Location:  H 994.71 PEGR
Reid, Paul
Canberra Following Griffin : a design history of Australia’s national capital, 2002.
ACTHL Location:  H 711.409947 REID
REQUEST BOOK Royal Australian Institute of Architects ACT Chapter
Canberra: An Architectural Guide to Australia's Capital, 1982
ACTHL Location:  H 720.99471 CANB

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Wright, Bruce
Cornerstone of the Capital : a history of public housing in Canberra, 2000.
ACTHL Location:  H 363.509947 WRIG
Websites

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For individual listings of heritage items, search by suburb in the ACT Heritage Register

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Canberra House.  A website dedicated to the architecture of Canberra from 1930 on.  It has a good timeline for Canberra domestic architecture.