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Sydney Opera House : Jørn Utzon

Author: Philip Drew; Anthony Browell
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2002.
Series: Architecture in detail (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jørn Utzon's Opera House has a heroic quality; indeed, Utzon referred to it himself as a kind of 'cathedral', analogous to a Gothic church in the way that light and movement play across its public spaces. Its complex shell-like roof structures echo Gothic arches in section, but the building breaks with all precedent in its three-dimensional form. Finding a practical solution to the construction of these roofs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jørn Utzon; Jørn Utzon; Jørn Utzon; Jørn Utzon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Drew; Anthony Browell
ISBN: 071484215X 9780714842158
OCLC Number: 48931380
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: 24, [36] pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Architecture in detail (London, England)
Responsibility: Philip Drew ; [photography, Anthony Browell ; drawings, Lindy Atkin].

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A detailed survey of the Sydney Opera House, illustrated with photographs and drawings.  Read more...

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