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The first definitive monograph on the work of mid-20th Century, Sydney based Australian architect, Bruce Rickard.
The first definitive monograph on the work of mid-20th Century, Sydney based Australian architect, Bruce Rickard.
149 backers pledged AU$ 28,331 to help bring this project to life.

ALMOST THERE: Book Launch & Book Collection

Posted by Peter Lonergan (Creator)

To All our Faithful Kickstarters:

THANK YOU, THANK YOU for all your support over the course of this project. We are happy to announce that the books are currently being shipped to Australia from the printing houses and will be arriving in Sydney in Early November. 

To all our kickstarter pre-orders: Your books will be made available for collection from Mid-to-Late November 2018 through one of the following options:

1. Collection: Bruce Rickard Book Launch - Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter - Tuesday 27 November 2018, 6:00 PM

The NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects will be hosting a round table discussion featuring many of the books contributors. The book will be formally launched by the NSW Chapter President, Architect Andrew Nimmo. 

Refreshments will be provided and the event will also feature new drone aerial footage of some of Bruce Rickard's most famous houses. Kickstarters who opt to attend this Institute event will be able to contact members of Cracknell & Lonergan Architects to collect their books on the night. 

Bookings to this event are essential and may be obtained via this link:

2. Collection: Cracknell & Lonergan Architects Sydney Offices - Late November onwards. 

From late November onwards, you will be able to collect your order from the offices of Cracknell & Lonergan Architects offices located at Lvl 1, 156A Church Street, Newtown, NSW 2042. Staff members will be on site to assist with your order collection. 

To ensure that we have your order immediately available, please make an appointment to collect your book at CLA Offices, please send an email to:

Contact: Hugo Chan, Architectural Graduate, E.P.A. Peter Lonergan, E.P.A Julie Cracknell, P.A. Sam Rickard. 


3. Collection: Postage - Early December onwards.

From early December onwards, our office will begin the process of contacting our kickstarters to confirm delivery addresses which you have previously provided to us, to ensure that postage deliveries reach you. Our aim is to have both our Australian and overseas purchasers books' delivered to you on or before Christmas 2018. To confirm or update your contact information for postage delivery, please contact us using the email listed above. 

Once again thank you to everyone who supported the book from its conception, we simply could not have made this journey without you and we hope that you will all find the book enjoyable, entertaining and informative!


Sam Rickard, Peter Lonergan and Julie Cracknell

Editors, Bruce Rickard: A Life in Architecture 

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