Historical information

Robin Boyd was involved in creating several TV series for the ABC University of the Air. 'Design in Australia' was an eight part series. (Items D184-D193 contain all the manuscripts except part six titled 'Communications'.) In Part 4, despite various directions in the search of an Australian architecture, Boyd believes that a genuine national style should be grasped in the sculptural and spatial qualities of the buildings rather than iconography or climate-driven designs since Australia has diverse geological condition.


This is a draft script for the ABC television program 'University of the Air', subtitled 'Design in Australia', broadcast in 1965.

Physical description

Typewritten (c copy), pencil edits, foolscap, 14 pages

Inscriptions & markings

Robin Boyd's handwriting, on top right.