Book launch: Peter Freeman – Thoroughly Modern
Join architectural historian, conservator and writer Peter Freeman for the launch of his new book ‘Thoroughly Modern: Moir + Sutherland Architects’. While not widely known, the professional practice of architects Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland is important and intriguing, making a considerable contribution to the architecture of early Canberra and Australia in the 20th century.
Fri 20 Nov 2020 12:30 – 13:30
Peter Freeman and Dr Rachael Coghlanexplore the lives of early Canberra architects Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland – their work, their impact on the developing city, the times in which they lived, and the legacy that remains.
Peter Freeman is an author and Conservation Architect. His new book, THOROUGHLY MODERN: Moir + Sutherland Architects, studies the life and work of these two architects pivotal in the development of Canberra. Peter will be launching his book on Friday 20 November at the DESIGN Canberra Festival. More information about the book launch can be found online.
Dr Rachael Coghlan is CEO of Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, and Artistic Director of the DESIGN Canberra Festival.