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Architecture of Sydney

07 September 2009

1952 – Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Architect: W.H. Withers / W.D.H. Baxter Government architect W.H. Withers began work on the building plans in 1939 for the Maritime Services Board (MSB) building. Work resumed in 1944 under government architect W.D.H....

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...

07 September 2009

1889 – Sydney Town Hall, New South Wales

Architect: John H. Wilson, Edward Bell, Albert Bond, David McBeath In architectural style, the Sydney Town Hall is French Second Empire, deriving inspiration for its motifs, roofscapes and elaborate interiors from the Louvre...

07 September 2009

1862 – University of Sydney, Main Quadrangle

Architect: Edmund Thomas Blacket The architect Edmund Blacket designed the original Neogothic sandstone Quadrangle and Great Tower buildings, which were completed in 1862. While famous for his churches, and sometimes referred to as...

02 September 2009

1884 – Country House, near Sydney, Australia

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Birds-eye front perspective, view from the garden & plan as published in The Building News, May 2nd1884.