Modernist gardens: conserving a vulnerable heritage Christina Dyson and Richard Aitken
Modernist design and the Australian Garden Colleen Morris
Modernism was slow to filter through to Australian garden design, but its uptake – especially after World War Two – has produced a heritage that is now rapidly being destroyed.
The condrum of the modernist garden: a British perspective Toby Musgrave
Between the two world wars British garden owners rejected functional modernist principals and the evolution of a progressive garden form by designers was stymied by conservatism.
‘Nature’s Sanatorium’: the open-air treatment of tuberculosis at Nunyara, Belair, South Australia Julie Collins
Tuberculosis ravaged the world throughout history, yet with no cure, open-air treatment at sanatoria was all that could be offered in the early twentieth century.
‘Make friends with the cactus’ : floral art and Australian modernism Gloria Strzelechi
Floral art – in the sense of both flower painting and flower arranging – was a leading force during the interwar period in bringing modernism into the Australian home.
The black and white garden Silas Clifford-Smith
From its establishment in 1880, Australia’s weekly Bulletin magazine – the bushman’s bible’ – has been a rich store of national folklore, with surprising richness for garden historians.
Anticipating Municipal Parks: reappraising Adelaide’s Park Lands Donald Leslie Johnson
Profile: Glenn Cooke
Forging partnerships at the Australian Museum of Gardening Richard Heathcote