Books

A Middle Class Man: An Autobiography





A Middle Class Man: An Autobiography by: Alistair Knox

Chapter 1: I am born, Chapter 2. At war and at home, Chapter 3: Middle Park, Chapter 4: The Meeting, Chapter 5: Childhood, Chapter 6: My father, Chapter 7: The big school, Chapter 8: Scotch College, Chapter 9: Tired of school, Chapter 10: The bank, Chapter 11: Social life during the depression, Chapter 12: Art School, Chapter 13: Bohemian associations, Chapter 14: Meeting Mernda, Chapter 15: Marriage, Chapter 16: The Eaglemont house, Chapter 17: The war starts, Chapter 18: Discovering Montsalvat, Chapter 19: The Naval Reserve, Chapter 20: Training at the Williamstown Naval Base, Chapter 21: The Martindale, Chapter 22: Sydney for the refit, Chapter 23: Sailing up the east coast, Chapter 24: Martindale Trading Company (No Liability), Chapter 25: Daily life, Chapter 26: After the Martindale, Chapter 27: The trip home, Chapter 28: Discharged, Chapter 29: The first house, Chapter 30: Open Country - the Boyds, Chapter 31: Postwar society, Chapter 32: The first mud brick house, Chapter 33: Early mud brick houses, Chapter 34: Giving up the bank, Chapter 35: Christian reflections, Chapter 36: Not an architect, Chapter 37: La Ronde Restaurant, Chapter 38: Eltham Films, Chapter 39: The youth group, Chapter 40: Hard times, Chapter 41: Sale of the York Street properties, Chapter 42: Mount Pleasant Road, Chapter 43: Landscape architecture, Chapter 44: Templestowe, town planning protests, Chapter 45: Council election, Chapter 46: The early 1970s,
Living in the Environment





Living in the Environment by: Alistair Knox

Front Cover, Contents, Introduction, The Idea, The First Building, The Conflict, The Earth Building Movement, Murphys Creek Homestead, Post-War Architecture and Natural Building, Pseudo Affluence, Crises and Correctives, Landscape and Landscape Building, Country Houses, The Australian Identity, Timber Buildings, Corrugated Iron, Alternative Lifestyles, Fathers and Sons, Postscript, Appendix 1, Planning for mud brick, Appendix 2, Soil types for mud bricks, Back Cover,
We Are What We Stand On





We Are What We Stand On by: Alistair Knox

Contents, Foreword, Introduction, The Evocative Panorama, Justus Jorgensen and Montsalvat, Metamorphosis of The Middle Class, The Pise-de-Terre Connection, Early building experiences, Historic Landmarks, Beginning of the Mud Brick Revival, Professional mud brick building, Aims, Objectives, and Spiritual Conflicts, The Tarnagulla-DunollyMoliagul Triangle, Mud Brick Builders of Colour, Culture and Accomplishment, The Socio-Aesthetic Society, The Renaissance of the Australian Film Industry, The Impact of the Environment on the Eltham Inhabitants, The Impact of the Eltham Inhabitants on the Environment, The Rediscovery of the Indigenous Landscape, The Dunmoochin Episode, The Dunmoochin Potters, Clifton Pugh's Success Story, Games They Played, The Coming of the Corporate State, Front Cover, Back Cover,
Alternative Housing





Alternative Housing by: Alistair Knox

Front Cover, Contents, Introduction, The Mount Pleasant Road Story, Our Recent Yesterdays, An Innovator Ahead of His Time, The Audacious Improvisors, The Cost of Commitment, New Life for the Inner City, In Search of Eldorado, Designing for Cyclones, The Watergarden and the Endless House, Lord Deliver Us from Experts, Education for Living, Bread and Mudbricks, Back Cover,
Man and Mud (Fragment)





Man and Mud (Fragment) by: Ted Howard

Chapter 8
Victoria the mud brick state
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Housing grouped in rural setting





Housing grouped in rural setting by: Harry Perrott

Chapter 6: My father,
My Story





My Story by: Sonia Skipper

Working for Knox,
Building With Mud Bricks





Building With Mud Bricks by: Alistair Knox

Building With Mud Bricks,
Alistair Knox (1912-1986): modernism, environment and the spirit of place





Alistair Knox (1912-1986): modernism, environment and the spirit of place by: Richard Peterson & Bohdan Kuzyk

Alistair Knox (1912-1986): modernism, environment and the spirit of place,
Building the Pittard house





Building the Pittard house by:

Building the Pittard house extract from an Interview by Professor Michael Hynes in 2011, Alistair Knox's version from Alternative Housing,
Oral History





Oral History by: Barbara Blackman

Alistair Knox interviewed by Barbara Blackman,
Australian Regional Bulding





Australian Regional Bulding by: Alistair Knox

Chapter 1: The Background, Chapter 2: Greenway and Griffin, Chapter 3: The verandah, Chapter 4: The Australian environment, Chapter 5: The new suburbs, Chapter 6: A new world & a new architecture, Chapter 7: Mud brick, Chapter 8: The councillors, Chapter 9: Standard M.S. Method, Chapter 10: The Pyke house, Chapter 11: New techniques,
Environmental Building





Environmental Building by: Alistair Knox

Environmental building,
Belief in Building





Belief in Building by: Alistair Knox

Chapter 1: From mud to modules, Chapter 2: Back to the beginning,
Alistair Knox and the birth of environmental building in Australia





Alistair Knox and the birth of environmental building in Australia by: Rachael Goldlust

Alistair Knox and the birth of environmental building in Australia,