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Canberra, Three of the Good’uns

Wednesday, 28th November 2007

For whatever reasons, I spent the last two weekends down in Canberra. And managed to spend a bit of time in the three best buildings down there. Following are a some snapshots.

The National Academy of Science building by Roy Grounds 1959:

australian academy of science
australian academy of science
australian academy of science
australian academy of science

The High Court of Australia by Edwards, Madigan Torzillo and Briggs (Chritopher Kringas was the design architect) 1975:

australian high court
australian high court
australian high court
australian high court
australian high court
australian high court

Australian War Memorial by Emil Sodersten and John Crust, 1941:

australian war memorial
australian war memorial
australian war memorial