Newfoundland Modern: Architecture in the Smallwood Years, 1949-1972

Robert Mellin July 03, 2018

In over 220 drawings and photographs, Robert Mellin presents the development of architecture in the decades immediately following Newfoundland s 1949 union with Canada Newfoundland s wholehearted embrace of modern architecture in this era affected planning as well as the design of cultural facilities, commercial and public buildings, housing, recreation, educational facilIn over 220 drawings and photographs, Robert Mellin presents the development of architecture in the decades immediately following Newfoundland s 1949 union with Canada Newfoundland s wholehearted embrace of modern architecture in this era affected planning as well as the design of cultural facilities, commercial and public buildings, housing, recreation, educational facilities, and places of worship, and Premier Joseph Smallwood often relied on modern architecture to demonstrate the progress made by his administration Mellin explores the links between Smallwood and modern architecture, revealing how Smallwood guided the development of numerous architectural projects He also looks at the work of two innovative local architects, Frederick A Colbourne and Angus J Campbell, showing how their architecture was influenced by their life long interest in art The first comprehensive work on an important period of architectural development in urban and rural Newfoundland, Newfoundland Modern complements Mellin s award winning book on the outport of Tilting, Fogo Island.


  • Title: Newfoundland Modern: Architecture in the Smallwood Years, 1949-1972
  • Author: Robert Mellin
  • ISBN: 9780773539020
  • Page: 207
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Newfoundland Modern Architecture in the Smallwood Years Newfoundland s wholehearted embrace of modern architecture in this era affected planning as well as the design of cultural facilities, commercial and public buildings, housing, recreation, educational facilities, and places of worship, and Premier Joseph Smallwood often relied on modern architecture to demonstrate the progress made by his Newfoundland Modern Architecture in the Smallwood Years In over drawings and photographs, Robert Mellin presents the development of architecture in the decades immediately following Newfoundland s union with Canada Newfoundland s wholehearted embrace of modern architecture in this era affected planning as Newfoundland Modern Architecture in the Smallwood Years Modern architecture was well represented and even celebrated in a Newfoundland government publication titledNewfoundland Canada s Happy Province This roughly page book, whose title page promised The remarkable story of Newfoundland s progress since she joined the Canadian Federation, was published for the Come Home Newfoundland modern architecture in the Smallwood years The architecture of Newfoundland typically evokes images of spare but colourful houses and outbuildings by the sea Newfoundland Modern reveals another dimension that Newfoundland Modern Architecture in the Indigo Chapters Newfoundland s wholehearted embrace of modern architecture in this era affected planning as well as the design of cultural facilities, commercial and public buildings, housing, recreation, educational facilities, and places of worship, and Premier Joseph Smallwood often relied on modern architecture to demonstrate the progress made by his Newfoundland Modern McGill Queen s University Press Newfoundland Modern is a meticulously researched and beautifully designed book It is an important contribution to the history of architecture in Newfoundland and Labrador and, in particular, St John s. Newfoundland and Labrador Architecture on the Edge Newfoundland is less well known for its modern architecture In St John s, a post Confederation building boom produced a legacy of oversized and unsympathetic modernist structures which continue to diminish the period in the eyes of many residents and visitors alike. Newfoundland Modern by Robert Mellin OverDrive Rakuten Newfoundland s wholehearted embrace of modern architecture in this era affected planning as well as the design of cultural facilities, commercial and public buildings, housing, recreation, educational facilities, and places of worship, and Premier Joseph Smallwood often relied on modern architecture to demonstrate the progress made by his Project MUSE Newfoundland Modern Architecture in the Newfoundland Modern Architecture in the Smallwood Years, McGill Queen s University Press xxii, . McGill Queen s University Press xxii, . Modern was a distinct period in architecture that occurred during the middle half of the twentieth century. Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Architects Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Read More Unified Family Court Read More Shorefast s Long Studio Read More Johnson GeoCentre Read More The Rooms Read More The mother art is architecture Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of

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