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07 September 2009

1884 – St. Saviour’s Cathedral, Goulburn, New South Wales

Architect: Edmund Thomas Blacket About the size of a large English parish church in “Decorated Gothic”, St. Saviour’s is cruciform, having a nave, transepts with chapels, a choir and a sanctuary. It was...

07 September 2009

1901 – Cape Byron Lighthouse, New South Wales, Australia

Architect: Charles Harding The Cape Byron Lighthouse is Australia’s most easterly light being situated on the most easterly point of the mainland. It is also Australia’s most powerful Lighthouse. It is built in...

07 September 2009

1851 – St. Francis Xavier Church, Berrima, New South Wales

Architect: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin This is Pugin’s only intact and essentially unaltered building in Australia. In its layout and permanent liturgical furnishings”‚ÄĚpiscina, sedilia, Easter sepulchre recess, provision for a Doom painting (the...

07 September 2009

1835 – Courthouse, Berrima, New South Wales

Architect: Mortimer Lewis The facade consists of four Doric columns with classic Greek bases and capitals. Above is a stone architrave of three courses, the topmost of which protrudes to form the base...

07 September 2009

2006 – John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra

Architect: Lyons Architects The John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University is a prestigious medical research facility that counts two Nobel Prize-winners among its alumni. The new, low rise...

07 September 2009

1988 – Australian Parliament Building, Canberra

Architect: Romaldo Giurgola In 1978 the government decided to proceed with a new building on Capital Hill, and the Parliament House Construction Authority was created. A two-stage competition was announced, for which the...

07 September 2009

1968 – National Library of Australia, Canberra

07 September 2009

1959 – Shine Dome, Canberra, Australia

Architect: Grounds, Romberg and Boyd The Australian Academy of Science’s Shine Dome has been a Canberra landmark since its construction in 1959. Reflecting some of the more adventurous architectural ideas of that time,...

07 September 2009

1930s – ANU School of Art, Canberra, Australia