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Architecture of Australia

07 September 2009

1930s – ANU School of Art, Canberra, Australia

07 September 2009

1932 – Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia

Architect: J.J.C. Bradfield It was as early as 1815 that Francis Greenway proposed building a bridge from the northern to the southern shore of the harbour. It took some time for this to...

06 December 2013

1934 – ANZAC War Memorial, Sydney, Australia

Architect: C. Bruce Dellit Designed by C. Bruce Dellit, with the exterior adorned with monumental reliefs and sculptures by Rayner Hoff. The result of an architectural competition – third prize was awarded to...

15 November 2013

1935 – Department of Railways, 17 York St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Budden & Mackey Constructed as the administrative home of the New South Wales State Railways. The new headquarters, on York Street above the recently completed Wynyard Station, facing Wynyard Square, opened in...

15 November 2013

1935 – St Stephen’s Church, Macquarie St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Reid & Munro Originally, a Presbyterian church, St Stephen’s is now part of the Uniting Church of Australia following the amalgamation of the Presbyterian, Wesleyan and Congregational churches in 1977. Built on...

08 September 2009

1935 – Swan Hill Town Hall, Victoria

Fine town hall with Art Deco detailing.

10 November 2013

1936 – City Mutual Life Building, Hunter St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Emil Sodersten The City Mutual Building is listed on the Central Sydney Heritage Local Environment Plan, State Heritage Register and Register of the National Estate. Constructed in 1936 in Art Deco style....

14 November 2013

1938 – 99 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Budden & Mackey An elegant example of inter-war design by Budden & Mackey, the style is classical with an art deco influence. Constructed as the Department of Motor Transport and Tramways, then...

20 November 2013

1938 – The Henry Davis York Building, Martin Place, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Bates Smart & McCutcheon A 11-storey art-deco building on the corner of Castlereagh Street and Martin Place. It was the former headquarters of the Mutual Life and Citizens Assurance Co, a large...