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A great 2007 doco is on ABC iView, until June 14th, on the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Design plagiarism, kidnap attempts, fascists on horses, bank robbing… it’s exhausting.

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06.06.11 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window Lift to view

OK, so you’ve paid $32M for a site in Point Piper, but it’s not on the sea side of the road, and its pretty damn steep. First thing to do is clear the existing historic mansion. Next, build a new one. Then build a Bat Cave, but swap the bat poles for a bat lift.

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05.01.11 in buildings weird-wonderful

see more open website in same window $152M on trucks and lifts

opera house trucks

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07.06.10 in buildings 

Architect / protaganist: Sydney Opera House

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Otto Bartning

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14.03.10 in buildings 

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see more open website in same window East Darling Harbour 2010

east darling harbour

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23.12.09 in buildings 

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40 Findlay Avenue
Roseville
Sydney

19.12.09 in buildings heritage

see more open website in same window Frank Gehry wows UTS

In case you hadn’t heard, UTS recently announced Californian celebrity architect Frank Gehry as the architect for the new Faculty of Business building in Ultimo. They’re obviously not trying to make friends with the local architectural fratenity. UTS are delighted and sound as if they’ve won the jackpot. The 80 year old legend, who has just been in town on a flying visit, declined to comment due to a tummy bug.

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11.12.09 in buildings 

Architect / protaganist: Gehry Partners

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see more open website in same window Clover Moore and the Cancer Centre

galvan-precinct-plan
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30.08.09 in buildings planning

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see more open website in same window UTS docs posted

The jury report for the UTS Broadway competition, won by DCM, is now available online.

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17.08.09 in buildings competitions

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see more open website in same window DCM UTS pics and plans

At ADRLINK

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05.08.09 in buildings 

Architect / protaganist: Denton Corker Marshall [DCM]

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see more open website in same window Shields and gills

Ah.. here is a render of the DCM UTS Broadway building (see previous article ).
Can’t tell very much from this, but everyone the SMH spoke to says it’s very good.

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01.08.09 in buildings 

Architect / protaganist: Denton Corker Marshall [DCM]

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see more open website in same window Scorched

Does Google know something we don’t about the Supreme Court building in Sydney?

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01.08.09 in buildings weird-wonderful

Architect / protaganist: Supreme Court, Sydney

see more open website in same window falling arches

40 Wentworth Road
The Vaucluse
Sydney

26.07.09 in buildings heritage

see more open website in same window Sydney Opera House

SOH – The Guardian (UK) had a major feature on Sydney’s Opera House last week, as part of it’s Great Modern Buildings series. It includes Utzon’s first interview after his departure from the project, and a short homage by Thomas Keneally.

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20.10.07 in buildings 

Architect / protaganist: Jørn Utzon - Utzon Centre

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see more open website in same window Opera House ups and downs

30.06.07 – The Opera House has just made it onto the World Heritage List, so that’s good.

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30.06.07 in buildings heritage

Architect / protaganist: Sydney Opera House

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