Beyond the State

Beyond the State

New Zealand State Houses From Modest to Modern

Book - 2014
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New Zealand's distinctive state houses from the 1930s and '40s are an enduring symbol of this country's egalitarian values. Modest houses, they were built from quality materials and with an emphasis on family and community. More than seventy-five years since the first state houses appeared, they are enjoying a renaissance as new generations of homeowners find ways to adapt their sturdy form for a more contemporary way of living. Beyond the State pays tribute to the New Zealand state house - and explores what it still offers us today.
Publisher: Auckland :, Penguin,, 2014.
Branch Call Number: 728.37 MCK
Characteristics: 287 pages :,illustrations (some colour), plans ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Stevens, Andrea 1969-
Devitt, Simon 1973-
Custom Field2: Includes bibliographical references and index.

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