Sydney Architecture

Sydney Architecture

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This text highlights and places into historical context 250 of Sydney's buildings, varying from colonial to contemporary architecture. Anecdotal notes and brief biographies of leading architects are accompanied by house plans, location maps and suggested tours of the noteworthy buildings.Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Water and sewerage issues became paramount as the population expanded. Fire was a constant hazard. The City Council was sacked in 1853 over its inability to clean up environmental problems. ... ln 1879, the City of Sydney lmprovement Act was introduced after forty years of procrastination. lt established safety standards for ... The exceptional growth of Sydney created ideal conditions for the building trade. lmported materials flooded in, diversifyinganbsp;...

Title:Sydney Architecture
Author:Graham Jahn
Publisher:Idea Books - 1997


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