In the Mind of the Architect
Keeping the Faith
Season 1, Episode 1 • Documentary, 01-Jan-2000
Behind every facade lies a battle of wills... the struggle for the supremacy of ideas. Modern Australian architecture has been buffeted by waves of ideology. From the modernist ideas of Europe through the eccentricity of post modernism to the local influence of climate and place. In this first episode we cross the country to examine how architects use these ideas to change the way we live and think.
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