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Discover local architecture with 'Built Perth'

The City of Perth Library, Fremantle Press and Boffins Books invite you to celebrate the release of Built Perth. Debut authors Tom McKendrick and Elliot Langdon’s book explores the history and art of Perth’s architecture and encourages you to reassess the value of our built environment. 
 
Challenging Perth’s somewhat lacklustre architectural reputation, McKendrick and Langdon have uncovered the fascinating stories behind fifty of the city’s most iconic buildings and combined these with beautiful illustrations. The most loved and controversial architectural works of Perth are featured, from a prison built by the convicts who were to be incarcerated there to the modern-day McMansion. Books will be available to purchase on the night.
 
About the authors
 
Born in Perth, Elliot Langdon has a Master of Architecture from the University of Western Australia. He currently works as an architecture graduate at a Perth-based firm on projects in the education, retail, commercial and hospitality sectors.
Tom McKendrick hails from the North of England and has a degree in architecture from Northumbria University. He worked in various architectural practices in Perth before turning his attention towards his lifelong passion of illustration and graphic design. He now runs his own company, TMK Graphics, based in Fremantle.
 
Date: Tuesday, 29th October 2019
Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Venue: City of Perth Library, 573 Hay Street, Perth
Cost: Free, bookings required as places are limited.
Book: builtperth.eventbrite.com.au
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    Event Showings

    Tuesday 29 October 2019, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

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    Free Ticketed event

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    City of Perth Library

    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000

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    Wheelchair Access