Author(s): Jennifer Taylor
This is a superbly illustrated exploration of the unique architecture of the South Pacific. The South Pacific is more than just white beaches and warm oceans - it is also home to some of the world's most striking architecture. Expressing a harmonious blend of vernacular and imported design influences, architecture is at the very heart of the emergence of a contemporary South Pacific identity that interweaves the legacies of contrasting worlds. Be enthralled by dozens of colour photographs, most of which have never before appeared in print, and informed by the eloquent essays that offer a new and unique look at the history and culture of the Pacific Islands. Architecture in the South Pacific is not to be missed by those who are new to this secluded and often isolated region, and to those who wish to discover it afresh through the perspective of its exceptional architecture.
Jennifer Taylor is an internationally respected architecture teacher and the noted author of several publications on Australian, Japanese, and South Pacific Architecture. James Conner is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the University of Edinburgh.