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This 92-page, large format book was produced as a tribute and gift to all those involved in designing and building the Royal Women’s Hospital, Me… Read More
This 92-page, large format book was produced as a tribute and gift to all those involved in designing and building the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne. The challenge of marrying an elegant environment designed for women, with the somewhat masculine processes of building construction, resulted in a book of intriguing contrasts. The semi-abstract images of photographer Peter Garnick transforms concrete and scaffolding into beautifully textural art. Close-ups of fabrics and finishes, matched with the colour scheme of the building interiors, presents a warm and reassuring environment. The reader's experience has been made very tactile, by combining a very 'toothy', uncoated paper with very glossy and transparent leaves. Read Less
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Creating the Women's
Baulderstone / Bilfinger Berger

This 92-page, large format book was produced as a tribute and gift to all those involved in designing and building the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne. The challenge of marrying an elegant environment designed for women, with the somewhat masculine processes of building construction, resulted in a book of intriguing contrasts.