By Davina Jackson
Douglas Burrage Snelling (1916–85) used to be one among Britain’s major emigré architects and architects. Born in Kent and trained in New Zealand, he turned one among Australia’s best mid-century architects, of luxurious apartments and advertisement structures, and a trend-setting fashion designer of furnishings, interiors and landscapes. this can be the 1st finished learn of Snelling’s pan-Pacific existence, works and trans-disciplinary importance. It presents a serious exam of this debatable modernist, revealing him to be a colorful and gifted protagonist who led antipodean interpretations of yankee, specifically Wrightian and southern Californian, structure, layout and way of life innovations.?
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