D157. Feb 3. Sydney’s emblem

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Apparently, two persons out of three (worldwide) know this building
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It was inaugurated in 1973, after 20 years of work
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Capture d’écran 2014-02-03 à 15.20.59Decision to erect an Opera house had been taken in the 1940’… Patience is everything.

Capture d’écran 2014-02-03 à 15.25.17The most challenging was to manufacture the roof parts.

Capture d’écran 2014-02-03 à 15.25.46Finally, decision was taken not to manufacture one-piece roofs but slices, then assembled.

Capture d’écran 2014-02-03 à 15.27.40Beige and white tiles came from Sweden, glass from France.

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The external shape operates as an envelop for the functional building built underneath
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The recording studio
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Next to the bar.

Capture d’écran 2014-02-03 à 15.29.04View from the bridge.

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