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Nation’s top 10 public concrete buildings unveiled

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Australia Square was the tallest reinforced concrete structure in the world when it was conceived by Harry Seidler in 1967.

Ken Slattery

In 1964, the Gladesville Bridge in Sydney was the longest reinforced arch span in the world.

Townsville’s James Cook University Library is designed in the ‘brutalist’ architectural style of the late 1960s.

The sculptural off-form, multi-domed ceiling of the Punchbowl Mosque in Sydney contemporises the Islamic tradition.

On the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Sydney Opera House is described as ‘a great artistic monument and an icon’.

Judged ‘a poetic piece of pragmatic infrastructure’, the Melbourne University car park creates a wondrous space from simple geometry.

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 9:32am
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