Modern cities such as Brisbane embraced Art Deco style in its architecture as it swept the world during the interwar period. From inner city landmarks such as the striking McWhirters department store to the streamlined Archerfield Airport administration building, Brisbane has a significant range of intriguing and beautiful Art Deco buildings.
The publication documents and celebrates a selection of favourite residential and commercial examples. Written contributions from a range of authors are complemented by modern photography and historic archive imagery, taking readers on a journey through this fascinating era. The articles not only describe the aesthetic and architectural features, but also delve into the associated social history.
Published: Jubilee Studio, 2015
Dewey Number: 725.099431