PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland
I am a PhD Candidate in Architectural History at the University of Queensland. I was previously a lecturer in Interior Design at Griffith University. I now work in my own practice Toussaint and Volz, where we work on architecture that is informed by research.
Of all the mantras for modernism, the one I think most befitting for Australian mid-century modern houses is Lesprit Nouveau The New Spirit. These houses represented more than style; they reflected a new Australian spirit...