Architecture

Sydney Opera House

Twenty-five years ago, I arrived in Sydney from Melbourne and found myself immediately charmed by its twin architectural icons; the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. For years, every time I drove across the bridge, I…

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Sydney Open, 2018

Over one weekend each year, Sydney Open unlocks the doors of more than 60 of the city’s most important and intriguing buildings. Run by Sydney Living Museums, this event provides attendees with access to buildings…

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Tramsheds, Harold Park

On the former site of the Harold Park Raceway, Tramsheds is billing itself as a ‘community of good food and learning’. Developers Mirvac have built an enormous number of residential apartments on the site, however,…

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Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower that upon reaching its full height of 634.0 metres (2,080 ft) in March 2011 became the tallest tower in the world, and the second tallest structure after the…

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Architecture, The Lloyds’s Building, London

The Lloyd’s building (also sometimes known as the Inside-Out Building) was designed by architect Richard Rogers and built between 1978 and 1986. Like the Pompidou Centre (designed by Renzo Piano and Rogers), the building was innovative in having its services such as staircases, lifts, electrical power conduits…

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