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The Poverty of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Architectural Imagination

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Petrow, S, The Poverty of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Architectural Imagination, Tasmanian Times, Tasmanian Times Pty Ltd., Australia, 8 December 2016, pp. 1-8. (2016) [Newspaper Article]


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Abstract

Tonight ( TT here ) we celebrate the history of the building that more than any other reflects the social, cultural, religious and political history of Hobart over 150 years.

The Town Hall was not just the location of the municipal bureaucracy and a meeting place for citizens, but also symbolised the prestige and power of municipal government. Moreover, when first conceived it had to be a building worthy of a capital city and one that the Launceston Municipal Council could not match.

Item Details

Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:Tasmania, architecture, town hall
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Author:Petrow, S (Professor Stefan Petrow)
ID Code:120890
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-09-01
Last Modified:2017-09-01
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