The Saga of Sydney Opera House
The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia
By (author) Peter Murray
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Saga of Sydney Opera House by Peter Murray
Book DescriptionPeter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney Opera House...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415325226
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Peter Murray
Peter Murray trained as an architect and is a former editor of the RIBA Journal, co-founder of the design and architecture magazine Blueprint and Chairman of Wordsearch. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
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