Abandoned buildings are a viewfinder into our heritage and often offer us a story. In this beautifully photographed book, the author has captured Perth’s abandoned places in emotive form: places as dark as time; history forgotten in the folds of the subconscious mind; beauty in decay, a presentation of life open to our personal interpretations.
Abandoned buildings are a viewfinder into our heritage and often offer us a story. With over 140 eye-catching images from places such as eerie old factories, crumbling asylums, untouched country theatres, forgotten homes, all with a small insight into their history, this is a showcase of some amazing locations within a few hours’ drive of Brisbane.
Abandoned Melbourne shows Melbourne vacant, with the CBD’s places and spaces, customarily buzzing, rendered motionless and without life during the 2020 Covid lockdown. Melbournian landscape photographer Gavin John turned his camera and his focus onto vistas of a different nature and reveals downtown Melbourne as it has never been witnessed before.
Sculpting the Land, by award winning landscape architect Diana Armstrong Bell, is a homage to her unique interpretation of the possibilities of landscape design. A selection of her aesthetically compelling projects, many of which have won international design competitions, show the influence of her study of abstract art.
If there is a plateau that continuously unites Hans Dieter Schaal's numerous artistic fields of activity, a kind of fundamental level, then it is surely that of landscape architecture. Landscape motifs are as convincingly present in his stage sets as they are in his installations, his exhibition architectures, his texts, and, naturally, also ......