Maori Architecture – Deidre Brown

Maori Architecture by Deidre Brown

MAORI ARCHITECTURE by Dr Deidre Brown was a finalist in the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Awards. It tells the story of Maori built structures and living spaces from the very early Polynesian settlers through to contemporary architecture. This is Deidre’s sixth book; her first, Tai Tokerau Whakairo Rakau: Northland Maori Wood Carving, won Best First Book Award, Non-Fiction at the 2004 Montana Book Awards.

Deidre is passionate about Maori art and architecture. She is a wonderful author to work with – hard-working, knowledgeable, utterly professional . . . and delightful.